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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 64 49 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.66% 0.83% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.45% 2.76% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£325 £675 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -46.05%
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
257 145 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.52% 29.96% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 74 105
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +71.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.20 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £50.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 3 £438 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) MVS
3 6 (40.00%) JCL
4 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Teradata
5 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) CA
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) DB2
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.67%) SMS
8 1 (6.67%) AIX
8 1 (6.67%) UML

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Teradata Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) OLE
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) MVS
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) JCL
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Teradata
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
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