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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 52 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 0.95% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 3.52% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £249 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +47.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -24.48%
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
141 142 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.94% 26.84% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 107
Median daily rate £375 £344 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £187 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.38 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.31% +24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £21.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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 5 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
(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
Brentwood +8 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) RACF
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DB2 DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) RACF
1 2 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM