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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 61 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% - 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% - 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -46.05%
Mainframe
East of England

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
228 247 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.42% 32.63% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 118 90
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 41
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £12.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 3 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Unisys
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) LINC
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) LINC
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Unisys
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus