The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank - 65 66
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.42% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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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 Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
285 239 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.27% 30.37% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 123 114
Average daily rate £406 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £585 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.62 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire