The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 55 70
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.53% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.29% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £248 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -34.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 131 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.21% 23.23% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 66 91
Median daily rate £358 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £161 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £33.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Cambridgeshire region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Cambridgeshire region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire