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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 127 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 13 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.41% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.75% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
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£485 £398 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.01% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £392 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £506 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £49.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-19.38% +308.33%
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
821 570 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.73% 23.25% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 349 337
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £221 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 70
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
Dorset -8 3 £590 +17.41%
Bristol - 1 £400 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (39.29%) StreamWeaver
2 9 (32.14%) JCL
2 9 (32.14%) IBM
3 8 (28.57%) DB2
3 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) COBOL
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 6 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Data Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) zOS
7 4 (14.29%) ITSM
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 4 (14.29%) Delphi
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) Sun
7 4 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (14.29%) SAP
7 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (39.29%) StreamWeaver
2 3 (10.71%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Exstream
2 1 (3.57%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Adabas
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Architect
5 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Natural/Adabas Developer
7 1 (3.57%) AS400 Developer
7 1 (3.57%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) zOS
3 3 (10.71%) MVS
4 1 (3.57%) VME
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Data Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 4 (14.29%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) JCL
2 6 (21.43%) COBOL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Delphi
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) REXX
6 2 (7.14%) NATURAL
7 1 (3.57%) RPG/400
7 1 (3.57%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Sun
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) ICL
5 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.57%) Brocade
5 1 (3.57%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Genesys
5 1 (3.57%) Informatica
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
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