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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 34 38
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.61% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+158.00% -54.54%
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
107 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.01% 25.62% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 52
Median daily rate £413 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £255 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £519 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.18% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £40.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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