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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 9 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.80% 0.98% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.32% 3.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £369 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% -
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 £32.27 £37.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +29.82%
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
19 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 37.25% 29.41% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 14
Median daily rate £390 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £276 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £15.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% +0.42%

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 23 August 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 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) ATG
5 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 2 (22.22%) Tandem
6 2 (22.22%) GIS

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 1 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) GIS Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 2 (22.22%) Tandem
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 3 (33.33%) ATG
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
3 1 (11.11%) Sun