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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 110 92 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.73% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 2.82% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
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£450 £413 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £411 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £434 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £24.53
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -27.82%
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
661 426 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.08% 25.99% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 242 279
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £470 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 18 36
Average hourly rate £16.61 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.67% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £16.67 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Southampton - 2 £375 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) DB2
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) RPG
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) Commerce Server
1 2 (18.18%) Commerce Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Budget Control
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) RPG
2 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
3 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Intel
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Ektron
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (9.09%) Qualys