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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank - 88 80
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.19% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £49.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-19.38% +308.33%
Mainframe
South East

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
542 456 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.13% 26.37% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 238 141
Average daily rate £368 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.20 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Aldershot - - - - 1
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Commerce Server
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) RPG
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) AS400
3 2 (33.33%) Commerce Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 2 (33.33%) Ektron
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) Commerce Server
1 2 (33.33%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) RPG
2 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Ektron
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec