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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 59 65
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.10% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.81% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £396 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -24.48%
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
230 285 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.26% 39.04% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 146 123
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £37.10 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (50.00%) Adabas
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM