The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 41 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.05% - 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% - 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
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
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 126 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 21.68% 23.38% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 52 36
Average daily rate £355 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
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 £10.87 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.95 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Nottingham - 4 £525 -
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 9 (81.82%) DB2
2 7 (63.64%) CICS
3 6 (54.55%) COBOL
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) JMeter
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Release Management
8 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 1 (9.09%) IaaS
8 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) JMS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (63.64%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) ChangeMan
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Development Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Software Manager
2 2 (18.18%) CICS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Software AG
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP