The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 53 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 1.55% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £515 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -
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 £36.00 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +44.66%
Mainframe
Berkshire

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
212 322 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.16% 31.14% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 219 138
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £602 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.29 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £80.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) Law
1 5 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) SnapMirror
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (83.33%) Law
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Storage Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) E-business
1 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) VMware