The first 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 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
Mainframes
Rank 57 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 11 0 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% - 4.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.71% - 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +1.74%
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%
Mainframe
Buckinghamshire

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
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 16 April 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 9 (64.29%) JCL
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) BMC
5 4 (28.57%) REXX
5 4 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
5 4 (28.57%) Control-M
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (28.57%) ISPF
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) MVS
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Migration

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 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 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
1 4 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Operator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) MVS Operator
3 1 (7.14%) Trainee
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Operator
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) MVS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JCL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) REXX
3 1 (7.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (28.57%) Control-M
2 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Intel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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