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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 72 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 1.06% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £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 £32.14 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.73% +30.70%
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
133 189 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.98% 26.07% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 133 69
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 3 £394 -
Oxford -10 1 £425 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) XenServer
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Network Design
5 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Server Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco