The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
-18.85% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
IBM 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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
262 259 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.39% 28.37% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 140
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Reading