The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 70 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.97% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £398 £463
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -14.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
318 234 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.70% 25.27% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 131 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £215 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) BPEL
4 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) JCL
6 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
8 2 (12.50%) CMDB
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 2 (12.50%) FTP

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) APPN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ETL
1 6 (37.50%) BPEL
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analytics
1 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JCL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica