The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £27.50 £15.95 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+72.41% -47.18%
Mainframe
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.93% 22.87% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 14
Average daily rate £406 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 £17.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.63% -49.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset