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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 17 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 8.33% 0.77% 4.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.24% 3.13% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£500 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year
+29.50% +9.00%
Mainframe
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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
33 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 34.38% 24.62% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) ETL
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) MCDBA
6 6 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
6 6 (40.00%) MCITP
7 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Database Specialist
4 4 (26.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 4 (26.67%) ETL Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) ETL
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) MCDBA
3 6 (40.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft