The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.54% 0.64% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£550 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+323.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -46.05%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
106 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.80% 22.04% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 44
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £186 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £523 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.69 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £29.45 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Identity Management
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) Information Management
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Tandem
5 1 (16.67%) Informix
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Information Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Information Risk Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Audit Manager
3 2 (33.33%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Information Management
2 5 (83.33%) Identity Management
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM