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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 50 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 20 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.33% 1.87% 2.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.62% 8.97% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
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£300 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £21.42
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -17.36%
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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
232 145 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.01% 20.86% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 62 91
Average daily rate £350 £307 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.00 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 (51.43%) UNIX
2 15 (42.86%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) Banking
4 13 (37.14%) SLA
5 12 (34.29%) MVS
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) Windows NT
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) Control-M
7 9 (25.71%) JCL
8 8 (22.86%) Remedy
9 7 (20.00%) COBOL
9 7 (20.00%) DB2
9 7 (20.00%) IBM
9 7 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
11 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.43%) Intel
11 4 (11.43%) Citrix
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (11.43%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) IIS
11 4 (11.43%) PVCS
11 4 (11.43%) Java
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
1 4 (11.43%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) PVCS
1 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.71%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Transition Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe Operator
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Operator
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.86%) Programmer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) VSAM
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) UNIX
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) MVS
3 11 (31.43%) Windows NT
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.71%) zOS
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Service Management
2 4 (11.43%) Change Management
2 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (11.43%) Transition Management
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
4 2 (5.71%) UML
4 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) JCL
2 7 (20.00%) COBOL
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) PL/1
5 1 (2.86%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) MCSE
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
1 4 (11.43%) ISA Server
1 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Control-M
2 4 (11.43%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) CA Wily
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.71%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Remedy
2 7 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Intel
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) ILOG
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