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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 52 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 15 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.76% 2.56% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 8.33% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 14
Median daily rate - £463 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+33.97% -2.33%
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
255 372 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.96% 30.67% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 174 197
Median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 39
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £20.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

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 6 December 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 0 12 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (60.98%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Unix
3 16 (39.02%) IBM
4 15 (36.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 13 (31.71%) Windows
5 13 (31.71%) DB2
6 12 (29.27%) Windows NT
6 12 (29.27%) zOS
6 12 (29.27%) MVS
6 12 (29.27%) Tivoli
6 12 (29.27%) Banking
6 12 (29.27%) Retail
7 11 (26.83%) SLA
8 10 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (24.39%) CA Wily
8 10 (24.39%) WebSphere
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) Spanish Language
11 6 (14.63%) Logistics
11 6 (14.63%) SCCM
11 6 (14.63%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (14.63%) Project Management
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) IIS
11 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.63%) ATM
11 6 (14.63%) Solaris
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft

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 10 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (24.39%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) CICS
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Staffware
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) ATM
1 6 (14.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) SNA
4 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) Easytrieve
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) Retail
3 8 (19.51%) Spanish Language
4 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Mainframe Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) MVS Operator
4 3 (7.32%) Unix Operator
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (7.32%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Unix
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) MVS
3 12 (29.27%) Windows NT
3 12 (29.27%) zOS
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Logistics
2 6 (14.63%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Release Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.44%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
1 4 (9.76%) JCL
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C
2 2 (4.88%) COBOL
3 1 (2.44%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Tivoli
2 10 (24.39%) CA Wily
3 6 (14.63%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) Control-M
5 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) IBM
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) ILOG
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) CA
5 1 (2.44%) SAP