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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 30 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.52% 0.49% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 2.00% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.49% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -28.19%
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
75 50 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.41% 24.63% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 54
Average daily rate £438 £383 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £544 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £450 -
Weymouth - 2 - -
Mainframe
South West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) OWASP
5 2 (22.22%) COBIT
5 2 (22.22%) Informatica
5 2 (22.22%) zOS
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISSAP
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Guidewire
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft