The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 71 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.09% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+61.81% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
367 244 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.58% 22.41% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 130 97
Average daily rate £350 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.32 £15.97 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +16.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.08 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.65 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Buckinghamshire region.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Buckinghamshire region.

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe.

1 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) BPEL
3 7 (41.18%) ETL
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 7 (41.18%) Business Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) DB2
5 4 (23.53%) JCL
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
7 2 (11.76%) APPN
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) APPN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) DB2
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ETL
1 7 (41.18%) BPEL
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analytics
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JCL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) Informatica