The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 60 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 8 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% 0.29% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 1.41% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£334 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £288 £328
% change year-on-year
+41.73% -12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £28.95
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 142 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.23% 20.73% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 70 42
Average daily rate £351 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.89 £14.96 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +4.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
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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 23 July 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 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (76.92%) DB2
3 9 (69.23%) JCL
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) COBOL
6 4 (30.77%) BMC
6 4 (30.77%) REXX
6 4 (30.77%) MAINVIEW
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) ISPF
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Staffware
8 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) VSAM
8 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ISPF
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) VSAM
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) OS/390
2 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JCL
2 5 (38.46%) COBOL
3 4 (30.77%) REXX
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle