The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 34 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.20% - 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.81% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £24.53
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -27.82%
Mainframe
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
86 106 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.57% 22.41% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 35
Average daily rate £330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.84 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.75 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Nottingham region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) CICS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) JCL
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) zOS
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (37.50%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) ChangeMan
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) CICS Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JCL
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Software AG
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) BMC