The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +89.45%
Mainframe
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 103 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.74% 26.28% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 49 60
Average daily rate £400 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 19
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £9.24 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £33.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Mainframe
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM