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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 57 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 2.93% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 8.30% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -34.17%

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
198 253 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.78% 35.34% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 142
Median daily rate £425 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.07 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.83% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.07 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017, 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 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Windows NT
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) zOS
3 8 (36.36%) MVS
4 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (31.82%) Tivoli
4 7 (31.82%) SLA
4 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
4 7 (31.82%) Spanish Language
5 6 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (27.27%) CA Wily
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) ILOG
6 4 (18.18%) DB2
6 4 (18.18%) LDAP
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Staffware
7 3 (13.64%) Logistics
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) Solaris
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) IIS

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 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) ATM
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Easytrieve
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 7 (31.82%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) MVS Operator
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Operator
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Operator
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) MVS
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows NT
2 8 (36.36%) zOS
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JCL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Tivoli
2 6 (27.27%) CA Wily
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) Control-M
5 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) ILOG
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) CA