The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 72 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 11 0 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% - 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.78% - 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 16
Average daily rate £435 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.96 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+9.08% +1.43%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.17% 14.75% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 55 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mainframe
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 8 - -
Marlow - - - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) UNIX
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) JCL
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (30.00%) SLA
4 6 (30.00%) DB2
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
5 4 (20.00%) Control-M
5 4 (20.00%) BMC
5 4 (20.00%) REXX
5 4 (20.00%) ISPF
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 3 (15.00%) MVS
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) COBOL
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) AIX
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Operator
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.00%) MVS Operator
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Trainee
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Operator
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) MVS
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JCL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) REXX
3 2 (10.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
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