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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 39 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.50% - 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% - 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
53 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.37% 31.09% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.51 £15.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JNDI
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) JMS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) JNDI
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM