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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.21% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £60.50
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -34.71%
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
45 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.15% 19.64% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 9
Average daily rate £409 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £544 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Business Development
3 3 (60.00%) BICSI Certification
3 3 (60.00%) BICSI RCDD
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (60.00%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (60.00%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Facilities Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Business Development
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BICSI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
1 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle