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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 62 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£396 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.78%
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
267 170 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.98% 25.60% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 85 97
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £396 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) DB2
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) MVS
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) DataPower
5 1 (9.09%) iSeries
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) DataStage
5 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
5 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (9.09%) HACMP
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) JCL
5 1 (9.09%) FTP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ChangeMan
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) DataPower
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) MVS
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) JCL
1 1 (9.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle