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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 50 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.43% 2.36% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.17% 10.83% 9.79%
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 £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +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 £24.53
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -27.82%
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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
229 157 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.47% 21.78% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 65 93
Average daily rate £361 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.36% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 10
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 £11.70 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 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 22 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 21 (55.26%) UNIX
2 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 13 (34.21%) MVS
3 13 (34.21%) Windows
4 12 (31.58%) Windows NT
5 10 (26.32%) Control-M
5 10 (26.32%) JCL
6 9 (23.68%) Remedy
6 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) DB2
7 8 (21.05%) IBM
7 8 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.42%) COBOL
9 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.16%) SAN
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) Intel
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) MCSE
10 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
10 5 (13.16%) Change Management
10 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.16%) NAS
10 5 (13.16%) Degree

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SAN
1 5 (13.16%) NAS
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) PVCS
1 4 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
1 15 (39.47%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (10.53%) Transition Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Consultant
2 4 (10.53%) Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Operator
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) VSAM
3 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) UNIX
2 13 (34.21%) MVS
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Windows NT
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) zOS
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Change Management
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Transition Management
3 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) System Testing
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) JCL
2 7 (18.42%) COBOL
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PL/1
5 1 (2.63%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.53%) ISA Server
1 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Control-M
2 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) CA Wily
4 2 (5.26%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Remedy
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Intel
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) ILOG
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