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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 75 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 1.31% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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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
295 153 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.71% 21.31% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 76 59
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
2 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Staffware
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) General Ledger
1 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy