The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South East / Surrey
Rank 70 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.68% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £420 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 405 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.53% 34.64% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 240 246
Median daily rate £410 £414 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 19
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £17.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +152.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £60.62 £57.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 5 £420 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) COBOL
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) DB2
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) CA
5 2 (16.67%) OS/390
5 2 (16.67%) zOS
5 2 (16.67%) MVS
5 2 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (16.67%) RACF
5 2 (16.67%) JCL
5 2 (16.67%) APPN
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) SNA
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) APPN
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) SNA
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
1 3 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Migration Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) z/OS Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) MVS
1 2 (16.67%) OS/390
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) zOS
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) COBOL
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) ACF2
1 2 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (16.67%) RACF
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) CA