The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 38 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.70% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 1.59% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -46.05%
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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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
105 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 36.84% 25.20% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 25
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% +56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £45.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £153.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) RPG
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) DSDM
1 4 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) ERwin
1 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Misys Midas
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 4 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
1 4 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) DSDM
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) RPG
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM