The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 - 24 29
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley - 1.73% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.77% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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%
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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 Crawley region.

Miscellaneous Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 30.23% 30.06% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 35
Average daily rate £375 £358 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £448 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% +25.00%
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 Crawley

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Mainframe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware