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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 83 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 1.20% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 4.50% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£320 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £363 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £363 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.78%
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
448 333 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 37.43% 26.56% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 181 117
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 6 £360 -0.68% 4
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 21 (77.78%) IBM
2 18 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) JCL
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
7 7 (25.93%) Business Analytics
7 7 (25.93%) Analytics
7 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.93%) DB2
7 7 (25.93%) ETL
7 7 (25.93%) BPEL
8 6 (22.22%) Banking
8 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) Change Management
9 5 (18.52%) SLA
10 4 (14.81%) Remedy
10 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 4 (14.81%) Firmware
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) COBOL
10 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
10 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.81%) Windows NT

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) APPN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) ChangeMan
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Programmer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.70%) ISPF
1 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) CMDB
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
3 4 (14.81%) Windows NT
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ETL
1 7 (25.93%) BPEL
1 7 (25.93%) Business Analytics
1 7 (25.93%) Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Release Management
3 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Server Hardening
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JCL
2 4 (14.81%) COBOL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) REXX
5 1 (3.70%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Control-M
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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