The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 213 214 161
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -53
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 37 23 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.27% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.47% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 33
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £308 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.96 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+9.08% +1.43%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 11 £435 - 1
Surrey -6 10 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire - 6 £469 - 3
Berkshire -12 5 £375 -21.05% 3
West Sussex 0 3 £503 +0.50% 1
Kent +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (32.39%) IBM
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) UNIX
3 15 (21.13%) DB2
4 14 (19.72%) IBM Mainframe
5 13 (18.31%) JCL
6 12 (16.90%) Oracle
6 12 (16.90%) SQL
6 12 (16.90%) Windows
6 12 (16.90%) VMware
7 11 (15.49%) SAN
8 10 (14.08%) ITIL
8 10 (14.08%) Migration
9 9 (12.68%) Java
10 8 (11.27%) AIX
10 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (9.86%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) REXX
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.86%) HP
11 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.86%) Security Architecture
12 6 (8.45%) ISPF
12 6 (8.45%) Degree
12 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
12 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.45%) ETL
12 6 (8.45%) LAN

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (8.45%) CICS
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) Lync
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Quickr
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) SAN
2 6 (8.45%) LAN
2 6 (8.45%) WAN
3 4 (5.63%) Intranet
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) Broadband
6 1 (1.41%) FTP
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) DB2
2 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) QlikView
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.82%) MS Access
4 2 (2.82%) DataStage
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) BODI
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.41%) XPEDITER
2 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) ChangeMan
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Architect
2 14 (19.72%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) DBA
7 4 (5.63%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Software Licensing Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Software Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) ISPF
2 5 (7.04%) Middleware
3 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) MDX
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) JMX
6 1 (1.41%) JAXB
6 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.41%) XSLT
6 1 (1.41%) Flash
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) EJB
6 1 (1.41%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) AS400
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.41%) EFT
5 1 (1.41%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) VSAM
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) UNIX
2 12 (16.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) AIX
4 5 (7.04%) Solaris
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) MVS
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) zOS
8 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) ITIL
1 10 (14.08%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
3 7 (9.86%) Security Architecture
4 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.45%) ETL
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.63%) Release Management
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.63%) ERP
7 3 (4.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) JCL
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) Java
4 7 (9.86%) REXX
5 5 (7.04%) COBOL
6 4 (5.63%) Korn
7 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.82%) VBA
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.41%) PMP
3 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) CCNP
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
3 1 (1.41%) MCP
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) VCP5
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) RACF
3 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.63%) MAINVIEW
2 4 (5.63%) Control-M
3 3 (4.23%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.41%) OpenSSO
5 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) IBM
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) HP
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco
4 4 (5.63%) BMC
4 4 (5.63%) Citrix
4 4 (5.63%) Symantec
5 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Intel
6 2 (2.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) Cognos
7 1 (1.41%) Sun
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