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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.91% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £369 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+159.20% -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
14 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 25.45% 38.75% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £277 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £15.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 July 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Service Management
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) DB2
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (42.86%) JBoss
5 6 (42.86%) RUP
5 6 (42.86%) ClearCase
5 6 (42.86%) JMS
5 6 (42.86%) Chordiant
5 6 (42.86%) WSDL
5 6 (42.86%) PMI
5 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
5 6 (42.86%) CICS
5 6 (42.86%) Assembly Language
5 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
5 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (42.86%) EJB
5 6 (42.86%) JSP
5 6 (42.86%) Servlets
5 6 (42.86%) Struts
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services

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 (42.86%) CICS
1 6 (42.86%) JBoss
1 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Environment Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) GIS Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) EJB
1 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
1 6 (42.86%) JMS
1 6 (42.86%) JSP
1 6 (42.86%) Servlets
1 6 (42.86%) Struts
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) WSDL
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) XSD
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (42.86%) PMI
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) Tandem
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) CMMI
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) RUP
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Assembly Language
2 6 (42.86%) COBOL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Chordiant
4 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
4 3 (21.43%) ATG
4 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) VMware