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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 69 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 1.22% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 5.23% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
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£350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £313 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.95 £30.40
% change year-on-year
- -47.53%
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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
201 172 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.45% 23.34% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) IBM
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) DB2
3 7 (63.64%) JCL
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) COBOL
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) BMC
7 2 (18.18%) REXX
7 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Staffware
7 2 (18.18%) VSAM
7 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) ISPF
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
8 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) SELCOPY
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
3 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) ISPF
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) VSAM
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) OS/390
2 1 (9.09%) MVS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
2 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JCL
2 5 (45.45%) COBOL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) REXX
4 1 (9.09%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle