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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 64 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.65% 1.64% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 6.49% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.78%
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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
311 231 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 40.44% 25.30% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 129 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -13.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 (78.26%) IBM
2 16 (69.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (60.87%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) JCL
7 6 (26.09%) ETL
7 6 (26.09%) Business Analytics
7 6 (26.09%) Analytics
7 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (26.09%) BPEL
7 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
8 5 (21.74%) SLA
8 5 (21.74%) DB2
8 5 (21.74%) Change Management
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Firmware
9 4 (17.39%) Remedy
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) Windows NT
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) APPN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) ChangeMan
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ISPF
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) CMDB
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
3 4 (17.39%) Windows NT
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ETL
1 6 (26.09%) Business Analytics
1 6 (26.09%) Analytics
1 6 (26.09%) BPEL
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Server Hardening
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JCL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) REXX
4 1 (4.35%) COBOL
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Control-M
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Remedy
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
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