The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 54 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 20 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.22% 0.83% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.73% 3.85% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -22.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £197 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £333 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +106.46%
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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
297 156 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.96% 21.64% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 78 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Milton Keynes region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Milton Keynes region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 18 (48.65%) UNIX
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL
3 14 (37.84%) SLA
4 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 13 (35.14%) Banking
5 12 (32.43%) Windows NT
6 10 (27.03%) MVS
7 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (21.62%) DB2
7 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.62%) Service Management
8 7 (18.92%) Transition Management
8 7 (18.92%) Remedy
9 6 (16.22%) Control-M
9 6 (16.22%) JCL
9 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
9 6 (16.22%) ISA Server
9 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.22%) Change Management
9 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (16.22%) Clustering
9 6 (16.22%) IIS
9 6 (16.22%) PVCS
9 6 (16.22%) COBOL
9 6 (16.22%) ClearCase
9 6 (16.22%) MCSE
9 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
1 6 (16.22%) NAS
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) PVCS
1 6 (16.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Transition Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Operator
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.41%) VSAM
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) UNIX
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) Windows NT
4 10 (27.03%) MVS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) zOS
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
2 8 (21.62%) Service Management
3 7 (18.92%) Transition Management
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Matrix Management
4 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) System Testing
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) COBOL
1 6 (16.22%) JCL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) PL/1
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) MCSE
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
1 6 (16.22%) ISA Server
1 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Control-M
1 6 (16.22%) BladeLogic
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) CA Wily
3 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.41%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Remedy
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Intel
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) ILOG
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