The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / Midlands
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.50% 32.00% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 13
Median daily rate £475 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands