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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 22 27
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 2.76% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.00% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £575 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -2.33%
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
43 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.44% 27.62% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 15
Median daily rate £340 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 9
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) CICS
2 3 (50.00%) RACF
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) WebEx

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 4 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) CICS Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) E-Business Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) E-Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (16.67%) RACF Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) HP