The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Guildford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £337
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.48% 18.75% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate £388 £175 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +60.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM