The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 2.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.75%
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
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 36.65% 32.17% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 30
Median daily rate £433 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Mainframe
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) BICSI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BICSI RCDD
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Facilities Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BICSI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA