The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 26.52% 29.63% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Average daily rate £288 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £253 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £21.20 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Durham