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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 63 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 15 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 0.58% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.92% 1.53% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -11.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -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
305 457 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.84% 37.64% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 210 182
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 27
Median hourly rate £15.13 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £40.00 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 29 May 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 +14 12 £388 +7.63% 1
Marlow - 1 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (59.52%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) IBM
3 17 (40.48%) Unix
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) Tivoli
5 13 (30.95%) JCL
6 12 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (26.19%) Spanish Language
8 9 (21.43%) Banking
8 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.43%) MVS
8 9 (21.43%) COBOL
9 8 (19.05%) ITIL
9 8 (19.05%) Windows NT
9 8 (19.05%) FTP
9 8 (19.05%) Change Management
10 7 (16.67%) Control-M
10 7 (16.67%) SLA
10 7 (16.67%) CA Wily
10 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 6 (14.29%) ISPF
11 6 (14.29%) Retail
11 6 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
11 6 (14.29%) REXX
11 6 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (11.90%) Remedy
12 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
13 4 (9.52%) ATM
13 4 (9.52%) DB2

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 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) CICS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) FTP
2 4 (9.52%) ATM
3 1 (2.38%) SMS
3 1 (2.38%) SNA
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) ChangeMan
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Spanish Language
3 9 (21.43%) Banking
4 6 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Support
4 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Service Support Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) ISPF
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.38%) APPC
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) AS400
3 3 (7.14%) HACMP
3 3 (7.14%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
4 1 (2.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Unix
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) MVS
4 8 (19.05%) Windows NT
5 2 (4.76%) zOS
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Change Management
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Line Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) JCL
2 9 (21.43%) COBOL
3 6 (14.29%) REXX
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
1 6 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.76%) RACF
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Tivoli
2 7 (16.67%) CA Wily
2 7 (16.67%) Control-M
3 3 (7.14%) CA Endevor
3 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) IBM
2 5 (11.90%) Remedy
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
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