The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 54 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 1.41% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 5.03% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £380 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -14.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £383
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -2.33%
Mainframe
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
128 159 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.76% 27.99% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 73 106
Median daily rate £350 £328 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -19.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £325 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 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 Essex region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 33 (71.74%) Business Analysis
2 31 (67.39%) DB2
3 28 (60.87%) SQL
4 25 (54.35%) Data Analysis
5 23 (50.00%) Oracle
5 23 (50.00%) CRM
6 21 (45.65%) Hadoop
6 21 (45.65%) Data Analytics
6 21 (45.65%) Analytics
7 19 (41.30%) COBOL
8 18 (39.13%) Customer Analytics
9 17 (36.96%) Campaign Management
9 17 (36.96%) Windows
10 16 (34.78%) Degree
11 15 (32.61%) Windows Vista
11 15 (32.61%) Use Case
12 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (26.09%) Project Management
13 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
13 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (26.09%) Big Data
13 12 (26.09%) SDLC
14 11 (23.91%) Time Management
15 10 (21.74%) Release Management
16 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
16 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
16 9 (19.57%) ITIL
16 9 (19.57%) Automotive
17 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
17 8 (17.39%) ITSM

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
1 2 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) WebEx
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) DB2
2 21 (45.65%) Hadoop
3 12 (26.09%) Big Data
4 5 (10.87%) Essbase
4 5 (10.87%) MS Access
5 2 (4.35%) DataStage
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) IDMS
General
1 9 (19.57%) Automotive
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Analyst
2 19 (41.30%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) CRM Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Data Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Analytics Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Insight Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Business Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
3 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.17%) MVS
3 1 (2.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Business Analysis
2 25 (54.35%) Data Analysis
3 23 (50.00%) CRM
4 21 (45.65%) Analytics
4 21 (45.65%) Data Analytics
5 18 (39.13%) Customer Analytics
6 17 (36.96%) Campaign Management
7 15 (32.61%) Use Case
8 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.09%) Project Management
9 12 (26.09%) SDLC
10 11 (23.91%) Time Management
11 10 (21.74%) Release Management
12 9 (19.57%) ITIL
13 8 (17.39%) ITSM
14 6 (13.04%) Change Control
14 6 (13.04%) Migration
14 6 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) COBOL
3 5 (10.87%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CISM
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Infor
4 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft