The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.34 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-13.77% +28.20%
Mainframe
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 33.08% 27.27% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 52
Median daily rate £325 £363 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +51.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £162 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -52.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £16.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) Easytrieve
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) IDMS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (100.00%) Easytrieve
1 1 (100.00%) IDMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL