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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 57 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.13% 1.41% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.42% 5.26% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£310 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +16.66%
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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
327 228 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.13% 26.70% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 109 94
Average daily rate £375 £369 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 17
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 (64.29%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) MVS
3 11 (39.29%) Control-M
4 10 (35.71%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) Remedy
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) JCL
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) Windows NT
7 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 5 (17.86%) FTP
9 4 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (14.29%) DB2
9 4 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
9 4 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
10 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (10.71%) Software Distribution
10 3 (10.71%) Banking
10 3 (10.71%) Retail
10 3 (10.71%) assyst
10 3 (10.71%) ISPF
10 3 (10.71%) AS400
10 3 (10.71%) Firewall
10 3 (10.71%) REXX
10 3 (10.71%) Intranet

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) FTP
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Intranet
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) APPN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ChangeMan
2 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Operator
5 2 (7.14%) Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Change Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) ISPF
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) AS400
3 2 (7.14%) VSAM
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) HACMP
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) MVS
4 6 (21.43%) Windows NT
5 2 (7.14%) zOS
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Software Distribution
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JCL
2 3 (10.71%) REXX
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Control-M
2 4 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.14%) CA Endevor
5 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) Remedy
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) ILOG
6 1 (3.57%) hybris
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Sun