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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 43 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 28 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.39% 1.58% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.67% 5.12% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Median daily rate £500 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £37.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +37.96%
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
323 430 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 39.10% 30.87% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 212 163
Median daily rate £425 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £9.23 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 +12 18 £500 +61.29%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (57.50%) IBM
2 21 (52.50%) Finance
3 20 (50.00%) Unix
4 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 14 (35.00%) Tivoli
6 13 (32.50%) DB2
7 11 (27.50%) JCL
8 9 (22.50%) Retail
9 8 (20.00%) Change Management
9 8 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (20.00%) REXX
9 8 (20.00%) FTP
9 8 (20.00%) ISPF
9 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
10 7 (17.50%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) zOS
10 7 (17.50%) Windows NT
10 7 (17.50%) MVS
10 7 (17.50%) Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 6 (15.00%) SLA
12 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
12 5 (12.50%) CA Wily
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle
12 5 (12.50%) Linux
13 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.00%) Solaris
13 4 (10.00%) SharePoint

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) CICS
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) FTP
2 4 (10.00%) ATM
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) ChangeMan
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Tivoli Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Mainframe Support
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (2.50%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) AS400
4 3 (7.50%) HACMP
4 3 (7.50%) iSeries
4 3 (7.50%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) MVS
3 7 (17.50%) Windows NT
3 7 (17.50%) zOS
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Change Management
2 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Logistics
3 4 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (5.00%) Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) JCL
2 8 (20.00%) REXX
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (12.50%) CA Wily
3 4 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) Control-M
5 1 (2.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) SAP