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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 59 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 13 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 1.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 5.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £30.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +9.00%
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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
299 200 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.48% 22.55% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 80
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £249 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -3.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 (58.06%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) IBM
2 16 (51.61%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (38.71%) UNIX
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Banking
5 7 (22.58%) SLA
6 6 (19.35%) ETL
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
6 6 (19.35%) DB2
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) Windows NT
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (19.35%) JCL
6 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (19.35%) Business Analytics
6 6 (19.35%) Analytics
6 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
6 6 (19.35%) BPEL
6 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) APPN
1 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) DB2
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) PVCS
1 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Transition Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Production Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) UNIX
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
3 6 (19.35%) Windows NT
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) ETL
1 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
1 6 (19.35%) Change Management
1 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (19.35%) BPEL
1 6 (19.35%) Business Analytics
1 6 (19.35%) Analytics
2 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
2 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
3 4 (12.90%) Release Management
3 4 (12.90%) Transition Management
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JCL
2 3 (9.68%) COBOL
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Firmware
2 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.23%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Remedy
5 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.45%) Intel
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica