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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 43 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 20 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.01% 2.17% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.55% 6.69% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Median daily rate £500 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +1.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.34 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-13.77% +28.20%
Mainframe
Buckinghamshire

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
265 314 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.91% 32.47% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 153 109
Median daily rate £450 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.74 £10.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.90 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Tivoli
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) JCL
6 10 (31.25%) Retail
6 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (25.00%) ISPF
7 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
7 8 (25.00%) Change Management
7 8 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (25.00%) MVS
7 8 (25.00%) FTP
7 8 (25.00%) REXX
7 8 (25.00%) Windows NT
8 7 (21.88%) SLA
8 7 (21.88%) Spanish Language
9 6 (18.75%) CA Wily
9 6 (18.75%) Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
11 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
11 4 (12.50%) AS400
11 4 (12.50%) Remedy
11 4 (12.50%) zOS
11 4 (12.50%) DB2
12 3 (9.38%) ITIL
12 3 (9.38%) Java
12 3 (9.38%) SharePoint

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) CICS
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) ATM
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) ChangeMan
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Retail
3 7 (21.88%) Spanish Language
4 6 (18.75%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Tivoli Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Mainframe Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Operator
6 1 (3.13%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) ISPF
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) AS400
4 3 (9.38%) HACMP
4 3 (9.38%) iSeries
4 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Unix
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) MVS
3 8 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 4 (12.50%) zOS
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) JCL
2 8 (25.00%) REXX
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) COBOL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Tivoli
2 6 (18.75%) CA Wily
3 3 (9.38%) Control-M
4 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Remedy
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) SAP