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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 47 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 16 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.38% 1.97% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.78% 5.61% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £500 £310 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -3.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.60% -9.09%
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
236 303 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.07% 35.11% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 156 123
Median daily rate £450 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
Median hourly rate £12.12 £14.20 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +7.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.84 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £22.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 21 (58.33%) IBM
2 20 (55.56%) Finance
3 17 (47.22%) Unix
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 15 (41.67%) Tivoli
6 14 (38.89%) JCL
7 13 (36.11%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (30.56%) Retail
9 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
10 8 (22.22%) Spanish Language
10 8 (22.22%) ISPF
10 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (22.22%) REXX
10 8 (22.22%) MVS
10 8 (22.22%) SLA
10 8 (22.22%) FTP
11 7 (19.44%) Windows NT
11 7 (19.44%) Banking
11 7 (19.44%) Change Management
11 7 (19.44%) CA Wily
12 5 (13.89%) ITIL
12 5 (13.89%) DB2
13 4 (11.11%) Control-M
13 4 (11.11%) COBOL
13 4 (11.11%) Java
13 4 (11.11%) AS400
13 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
14 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
14 3 (8.33%) iSeries

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 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) ATM
2 1 (2.78%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) ChangeMan
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Retail
3 8 (22.22%) Spanish Language
4 7 (19.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Mainframe Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) COBOL Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) DB2 Support
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Technical Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Mainframe Support
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) ISPF
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) AS400
4 3 (8.33%) HACMP
4 3 (8.33%) iSeries
4 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Unix
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) MVS
4 7 (19.44%) Windows NT
5 2 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Change Management
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) JCL
2 8 (22.22%) REXX
3 4 (11.11%) COBOL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Tivoli
2 7 (19.44%) CA Wily
3 4 (11.11%) Control-M
4 3 (8.33%) CA Endevor
5 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.78%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO