The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 58 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 19 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 1.70% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.55% 4.95% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Median daily rate £500 £316 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.10% -6.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.00% -54.54%
Mainframe
South East

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
290 424 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.35% 34.39% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 214 163
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £455 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £31.60 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 13 £500 +61.29%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 25 (56.82%) IBM
2 24 (54.55%) Finance
3 18 (40.91%) Unix
4 17 (38.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 16 (36.36%) Windows
6 15 (34.09%) Tivoli
6 15 (34.09%) JCL
7 10 (22.73%) FTP
8 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
9 8 (18.18%) Spanish Language
9 8 (18.18%) Retail
9 8 (18.18%) ISPF
9 8 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (18.18%) REXX
9 8 (18.18%) MVS
9 8 (18.18%) DB2
9 8 (18.18%) SLA
10 7 (15.91%) Change Management
10 7 (15.91%) COBOL
10 7 (15.91%) Windows NT
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) CA Wily
11 6 (13.64%) Control-M
12 5 (11.36%) Migration
12 5 (11.36%) ITIL
12 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
13 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.09%) Java
13 4 (9.09%) AS400

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) CICS
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) FTP
2 2 (4.55%) SNA
3 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ChangeMan
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 8 (18.18%) Spanish Language
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Mainframe Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Tivoli Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe Developer
7 1 (2.27%) IBM Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) IT Technical Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) ISPF
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) Java EE
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) AS400
4 3 (6.82%) HACMP
4 3 (6.82%) iSeries
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.27%) Tandem
5 1 (2.27%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Unix
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) MVS
4 7 (15.91%) Windows NT
5 2 (4.55%) zOS
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Change Management
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Analytics
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (2.27%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.27%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Line Management
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) JCL
2 8 (18.18%) REXX
3 7 (15.91%) COBOL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) Tivoli
2 7 (15.91%) CA Wily
3 6 (13.64%) Control-M
4 3 (6.82%) CA Endevor
4 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.27%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) IBM
2 3 (6.82%) Remedy
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO