The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South West / Dorset
Rank - 23 32
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.92% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -26.58%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.74% 27.51% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 19
Median daily rate £338 £325 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +31.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.85% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset