The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 15 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.93% 12.68% 6.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.17% 34.62% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £463 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £463 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £463 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £398
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.38%
Mainframe
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.76% 36.62% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 19
Average daily rate £425 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £268 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (50.00%) DB2
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 4 (25.00%) CICS
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (18.75%) Clustering
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (25.00%) CICS
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Mainframe Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (12.50%) EJB
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 2 (12.50%) Servlets
2 2 (12.50%) Struts
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) WSDL
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (12.50%) BDD
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) RUP
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
2 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 2 (12.50%) COBOL
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) JCL
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) REXX
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Chordiant
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
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