The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Halifax 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 20 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.35% 0.85% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.27% 5.56% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.98 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +1.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.29% 15.38% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 18
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £400 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Mainframe
West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) CICS
4 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
4 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) zOS
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) BT
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Teradata

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata
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