The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 54 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.47% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.29% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £373 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.60% -9.09%
Mainframe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 310 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.01% 36.47% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 165 97
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +5.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.60 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £42.50 £37.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Hertfordshire region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Hertfordshire region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hitchin - 2 £373 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Adabas
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) PVCS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) RACF Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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