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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 32 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.39% - 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.96% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£430 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £19.00 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+35.52% +4.33%
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
92 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 20.00% 24.56% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 38
Average daily rate £348 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £423 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.20 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 11 £430 - 2
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (77.78%) DB2
2 10 (55.56%) CICS
3 8 (44.44%) COBOL
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) JCL
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) DataStage
6 3 (16.67%) Advertising
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) ChangeMan
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) JMeter
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) VSAM
7 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
7 2 (11.11%) zOS
7 2 (11.11%) Pentaho
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 10 (55.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DMZ
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) DB2
2 3 (16.67%) DataStage
3 2 (11.11%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ChangeMan
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Software Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.11%) CICS Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (5.56%) DB2 Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSD
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) WSDL
2 1 (5.56%) ISPF
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) VSAM
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ETL
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) COBOL
2 4 (22.22%) JCL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (5.56%) Software AG
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP