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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 113 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.50% 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 0.47% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£383 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +21.87%
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
659 632 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.00% 30.66% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 372 266
Average daily rate £380 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Havant +8 3 £565 -
Basingstoke - 3 £383 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Southampton 0 1 £363 -3.33%
Hook - 1 £350 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (36.84%) Content Management
3 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 7 (36.84%) AS400
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) DB2
4 6 (31.58%) COBOL
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) CICS
5 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (21.05%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Cognos
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Billing

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (26.32%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) AS400
1 7 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) zOS
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Content Management
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos
4 2 (10.53%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Intel