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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.13% 9.43% 14.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 31.25% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £345 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% -8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -26.58%

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
14 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 43.75% 30.19% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 8
Median daily rate £338 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow