The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - 14 24
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 1.30% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.69% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -20.52%
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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 Newport region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 24.49% 16.88% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 12
Average daily rate £344 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £448 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Newport region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Mainframe
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle