The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 21 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% - 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £388
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
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.58% 27.70% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 24
Average daily rate £275 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £16.84 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.56 £38.30
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 Chester

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Mainframe
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
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