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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.51% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £364 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £419 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.23% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -28.19%
Mainframe
South East

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
150 256 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.73% 34.64% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 172 76
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.64 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.55% -31.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.96 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Banbury - 3 £364 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware