The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South East / Hampshire
Rank 97 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.51% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -26.58%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
548 575 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.10% 30.07% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 365 329
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 42
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +173.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.68 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Portsmouth - 6 £388 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (40.00%) COBOL
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) LPAR
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) X.25
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 3 (30.00%) CA
2 3 (30.00%) zOS
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) X.25
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) LPAR
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CA
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Nortel
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Intel