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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 17 12
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 1.96% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 11.11% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £465 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +44.66%
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
15 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 35.71% 17.65% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Median daily rate £400 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) ATG
4 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) zOS
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (50.00%) ATG
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (50.00%) VMware