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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 69 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 2.42% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
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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
310 248 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.15% 27.62% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 128 99
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 25
Average hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

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 5 August 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) CMDB
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) APPN
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Control-M
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy