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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £398
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £49.00
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -19.38%
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
179 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.79% 22.93% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 54
Average daily rate £325 £367 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +30.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Mainframe
Top 11 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) F5

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HP