The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 45 34
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £37.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +37.96%
Mainframe
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 90 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.80% 25.64% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 49
Median daily rate £400 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.43 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +125.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.32 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.05 £21.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Mainframe
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware