The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 47 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.84% 1.75% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 5.07% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£420 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +21.87%
Mainframe
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 138 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.63% 34.50% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 77 34
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £540 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% +51.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Lancashire region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Lancashire region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 5 £413 -
Preston - 1 - -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 13 (46.43%) VME
2 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) Supplier Management
6 6 (21.43%) UNIX
6 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) Tuxedo
8 4 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (14.29%) JSP
8 4 (14.29%) JBoss
8 4 (14.29%) Solaris
8 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.29%) COBOL
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 4 (14.29%) ProC
8 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) QA
8 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Tuxedo
2 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) ProC
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Environment Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) JSP
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) VME
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) MVS
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) OS/390
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Supplier Management
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Test Management
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) COBOL
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Micro Focus
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) ICL
4 1 (3.57%) Syncsort
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Intel
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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