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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 29 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.27% 0.48% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 1.75% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £286 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+159.20% -54.54%
Mainframe
South West

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
89 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 37.55% 27.54% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 42
Median daily rate £370 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £22.44 £41.24 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.58% +217.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £41.24 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.21 £42.12 £26.80
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth -1 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £370 -
Poole - 1 £203 -
Mainframe
South West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
4 1 (14.29%) Unicenter
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) PVCS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (14.29%) PVCS
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica