The 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 15 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.08% - 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.60% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £575 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £390 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.38%
Mainframe
Surrey

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

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.05% 24.24% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 25
Average daily rate £388 £335 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £246 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) SAS EBI
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) MVS
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 4 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (50.00%) SAS EBI
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
1 8 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 8 (100.00%) SAS Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) MVS
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cognos
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle