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 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 21 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.30% 1.67% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+158.00% -54.54%
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
23 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 25.27% 23.33% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Median daily rate £425 £445 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% +60.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £383 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

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

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 7 (63.64%) DB2
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Chordiant
3 6 (54.55%) WSDL
3 6 (54.55%) PMI
3 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CICS
3 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
3 6 (54.55%) JMS
3 6 (54.55%) JBoss
3 6 (54.55%) RUP
3 6 (54.55%) ClearCase
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) COBOL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 6 (54.55%) EJB
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Servlets

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) CICS
1 6 (54.55%) JBoss
1 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) ClearCase
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) GIS Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) EJB
1 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
1 6 (54.55%) JMS
1 6 (54.55%) JSP
1 6 (54.55%) Servlets
1 6 (54.55%) Struts
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) WSDL
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (54.55%) PMI
3 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
3 2 (18.18%) Tandem
4 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) CMMI
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) RUP
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
2 6 (54.55%) COBOL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Chordiant
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 1 (9.09%) ATG
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) VMware