The first 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 22 July 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 Nottingham 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 31 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.06% 0.26% 2.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 1.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £339
% change year-on-year
- +18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.84% 15.79% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 10
Average daily rate £319 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £431 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.25 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Mainframe
Nottinghamshire

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 22 July 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 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
3 2 (28.57%) DMZ
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) DataStage
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) DMZ
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSD
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) WSDL
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Software AG
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) RightFax
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware