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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 36 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 17 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.55% 0.15% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.49% 0.60% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Median daily rate £255 £320 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £320 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 - £28.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £29.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
162 166 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.82% 25.66% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 87 80
Median daily rate £305 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £204 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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
Basildon +11 5 £240 -25.00%
Brentwood - 3 £279 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 10 (55.56%) Time Management
3 9 (50.00%) COBOL
3 9 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Use Case
5 7 (38.89%) DB2
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Change Control
7 5 (27.78%) ITSM
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
7 5 (27.78%) Release Management
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) MS Access
8 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 4 (22.22%) WebEx
9 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) zOS
9 3 (16.67%) RACF
9 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) VB

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 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) DB2
2 4 (22.22%) MS Access
3 3 (16.67%) Essbase
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
4 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DB2 Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DB2 DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
3 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) zOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 10 (55.56%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Use Case
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 6 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (27.78%) Change Control
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Release Management
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Campaign Management
9 2 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
10 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.56%) Case Management
10 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) COBOL
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (16.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Infor
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) SAP