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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 19 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 38 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.60% 0.62% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.32% 2.37% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 6
Median daily rate £255 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.61% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £326 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £29.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.24 - £28.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 - £29.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.34 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-13.77% +28.20%
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
187 169 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.31% 26.08% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 83 79
Median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £494 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 29
Median hourly rate £32.40 £21.83 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.41% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.71 £39.75 £42.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +5 6 £250 -28.05%
Brentwood - 1 £268 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (76.09%) Business Analysis
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) DB2
3 23 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 22 (47.83%) CRM
5 21 (45.65%) Oracle
6 20 (43.48%) Hadoop
6 20 (43.48%) Data Analytics
6 20 (43.48%) Analytics
7 19 (41.30%) COBOL
8 17 (36.96%) Use Case
8 17 (36.96%) Customer Analytics
9 16 (34.78%) Campaign Management
9 16 (34.78%) Windows
10 14 (30.43%) Windows Vista
11 13 (28.26%) Time Management
11 13 (28.26%) SDLC
11 13 (28.26%) Time Sharing Option
12 12 (26.09%) Degree
12 12 (26.09%) Project Management
12 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (23.91%) Big Data
14 10 (21.74%) Mathematics
14 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (19.57%) Automotive
15 9 (19.57%) Translating Business Requirements
16 8 (17.39%) WebEx
16 8 (17.39%) Release Management
16 8 (17.39%) Change Control

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 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) 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 8 (17.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) DB2
2 20 (43.48%) Hadoop
3 11 (23.91%) Big Data
4 4 (8.70%) Essbase
4 4 (8.70%) MS Access
5 2 (4.35%) DataStage
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Analyst
2 21 (45.65%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) CRM Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Data Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Insight Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Business Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
3 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Vista
3 3 (6.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Business Analysis
2 23 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 22 (47.83%) CRM
4 20 (43.48%) Analytics
4 20 (43.48%) Data Analytics
5 17 (36.96%) Customer Analytics
5 17 (36.96%) Use Case
6 16 (34.78%) Campaign Management
7 13 (28.26%) SDLC
7 13 (28.26%) Time Management
8 12 (26.09%) Project Management
8 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (17.39%) Change Control
11 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Release Management
12 6 (13.04%) ITIL
12 6 (13.04%) ITSM
13 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) COBOL
3 4 (8.70%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (6.52%) RACF
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (10.87%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Infor
4 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft