The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 126 139 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 12 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.33% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.27% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
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£226 £300 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.58% -25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £900 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.78%
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
774 790 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.05% 26.12% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 493 281
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 41
Average hourly rate £31.04 £16.50 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.12% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon 0 5 £223 -25.83% 1
Bristol +1 3 £395 +31.66% 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) DB2
3 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (20.00%) PKI
4 5 (20.00%) LDAP
4 5 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 5 (20.00%) X.509
4 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) StreamWeaver
5 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) COBOL
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.00%) JCL
6 3 (12.00%) CISSP
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) NATURAL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (16.00%) StreamWeaver
2 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
1 5 (20.00%) X.509
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Adabas
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Security Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (20.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) AS400
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) VME
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) COBOL
1 3 (12.00%) JCL
2 2 (8.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) ICL
4 1 (4.00%) Brocade
4 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Intel
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Genesys
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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