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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 35 34
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.52% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -28.19%
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
117 66 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.49% 27.39% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 24 43
Median daily rate £375 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £515 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £22.75 £31.80 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.45% +87.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 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 Kent region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM