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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.15% - 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% - 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£415 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £16.40 £31.45
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -47.85%
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
81 40 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.15% 21.86% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 41
Average daily rate £355 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £17.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.00 £33.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 £415 -
Mainframe
South West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
3 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Misys Midas
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) RPG
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Environment Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) DSDM
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM