The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £391
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+33.97% -2.33%
Mainframe
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
189 154 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.81% 26.01% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 113 111
Median daily rate £350 £351 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £10.68 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.75 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales