The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 99 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 46 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.48% 0.38% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.32% 1.59% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 10
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£320 £650 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +160.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £461 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £706 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £30.40
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £27.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.52%
Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
728 567 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.40% 23.63% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 267 288
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 68 96
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.90 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 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
Norfolk +4 17 £320 +39.13%
Essex +3 12 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 12 £300 -53.84% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (24.66%) AS400
2 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 16 (21.92%) Windows
3 15 (20.55%) C
3 15 (20.55%) Finance
4 14 (19.18%) ITIL
4 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
5 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
5 13 (17.81%) PMI
5 13 (17.81%) PMI Certification
5 13 (17.81%) MVS
6 12 (16.44%) Change Management
7 11 (15.07%) IBM
7 11 (15.07%) AIX
7 11 (15.07%) SQL
8 10 (13.70%) HP
9 9 (12.33%) JCL
9 9 (12.33%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
11 7 (9.59%) DB2
11 7 (9.59%) MS Office
11 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
11 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
12 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.22%) Time Management
12 6 (8.22%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (8.22%) XML
12 6 (8.22%) COBOL
12 6 (8.22%) EMC
12 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (6.85%) CICS
2 4 (5.48%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) OpenROAD
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) BASE24
2 4 (5.48%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) ATM
2 4 (5.48%) FTP
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) SMS
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) DB2
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.74%) MS Access
3 2 (2.74%) Ingres
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) IDMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Lombardi
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Analyst
2 19 (26.03%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.48%) Programmer
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) XML
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) J2EE
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) ISPF
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) ATL
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) XHTML
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) OLE
4 1 (1.37%) Spring
4 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) AS400
2 13 (17.81%) PMI
3 9 (12.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (6.85%) Data Conversion
4 5 (6.85%) Tandem
5 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) CMDB
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) MVS
3 11 (15.07%) AIX
4 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) UNIX
5 4 (5.48%) zOS
5 4 (5.48%) Solaris
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.37%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) SUSE
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 14 (19.18%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
3 12 (16.44%) Change Management
4 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.22%) Time Management
6 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.22%) Project Management
6 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.85%) SOA
7 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) Release Management
8 4 (5.48%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (5.48%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.48%) UML
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) C
2 11 (15.07%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) JCL
4 6 (8.22%) COBOL
5 3 (4.11%) PL/1
6 2 (2.74%) LINC
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) REXX
7 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.37%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) PeopleCode
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) CBAP
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) RACF
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenServer
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.11%) HP SIM
2 3 (4.11%) OpenView
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) IBM
2 10 (13.70%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) EMC
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Unisys
5 3 (4.11%) Teradata
5 3 (4.11%) Syncsort
6 2 (2.74%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) Lotus
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) ICL
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Avaya
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago