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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - 98 90
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.52% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +106.46%
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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
610 461 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.93% 26.52% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 243 156
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) RPG
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (28.57%) Commerce Server
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) AS400

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) Commerce Server
1 2 (28.57%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
3 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Ektron
2 2 (28.57%) 3PAR