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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 44 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% 0.42% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +139.13%
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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
63 85 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.11% 35.56% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 48
Average daily rate £466 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £47.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.53% +168.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £98.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt