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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £60.50
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -34.71%
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
80 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.32% 21.03% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 38
Average daily rate £345 £263 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £429 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £23.80 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM