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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 113 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.88% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
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£385 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +139.13%
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
651 569 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.91% 27.51% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 345 295
Average daily rate £378 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £21.02 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke - 3 £383 -
Havant - 2 £523 -
Portsmouth - 2 £370 -
Southampton -4 1 £363 +11.53%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Security Management
1 6 (54.55%) AS400
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
1 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
1 6 (54.55%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL
4 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 2 (18.18%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) AS400
1 6 (54.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
1 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Intel