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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 47 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 2.70% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +89.45%
Mainframe
East Midlands

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
111 74 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.49% 27.11% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 21
Average daily rate £400 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.79 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - - - -
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Intel