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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 59 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.59% 0.12% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 0.33% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +28.20%
IBM Mainframe
Buckinghamshire

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
236 299 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.07% 34.93% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 152 124
Median daily rate £450 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
Median hourly rate £12.12 £14.20 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +7.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.84 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £22.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Spanish Language
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) JCL
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) SWIFT
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) CA Endevor
6 2 (15.38%) COBOL
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (15.38%) Control-M
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) Remedy
7 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Spanish Language
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 Support
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) SWIFT
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) COBOL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Endevor
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO