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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 63 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 5 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% - 2.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% - 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
164 92 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.20% 16.97% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 42 74
Average daily rate £380 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £167 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.92 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
IBM Mainframe
Buckinghamshire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
3 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 4 (66.67%) REXX
3 4 (66.67%) MAINVIEW
3 4 (66.67%) ISPF
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) COBOL

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) REXX
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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