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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.82% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
187 165 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.75% 28.30% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 81 104
Median daily rate £425 £390 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 11
Median hourly rate £41.13 £15.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.16% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.15 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.15 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £200 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) OS/390
2 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 4 (40.00%) MVS
2 4 (40.00%) JCL
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) AS400
4 1 (10.00%) RACF
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CICS
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) REXX
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) CLIST

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 (10.00%) CICS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) MVS Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) MVS Systems Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) AS400 Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) MVS
1 4 (40.00%) OS/390
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) CLIST
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft