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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 11 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.50% 9.16% 4.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 48.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £374 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -19.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
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
8 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.00% 19.08% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 8
Median daily rate £386 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ATG
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

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 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) ATG
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) VMware