The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.33% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +21.87%
Mainframe
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 58.33% 42.11% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £228 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -11.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Dunfermline - 2 - -
Mainframe
Scotland

Mainframe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB