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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 67 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% - 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% - 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +89.45%
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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
169 181 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.56% 30.52% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 64 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) Unisys
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) LINC
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Alias
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) LINC
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Unisys
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Alias