The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Northampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 30 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.50% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Miscellaneous Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.91% 9.38% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 21
Average daily rate £423 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £131 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £515 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
IBM Mainframe
Northamptonshire

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

IBM Mainframe
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Informix
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Informix
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IBM