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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 87 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.84% 0.072% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 0.23% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £575 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
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
South East

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
451 431 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.06% 30.83% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 219 198
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 18 24
Average hourly rate £46.00 £18.36 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.61% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.90 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Guildford - 8 £575 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) SAS
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Cognos
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) NAS
4 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (50.00%) Release Management
4 6 (50.00%) MVS
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) SAS EBI
5 4 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
5 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) EAI
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) FileNet
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (83.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) SAS EBI
3 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 4 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Architect
2 10 (83.33%) SAS Architect
3 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) FileNet Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) MVS
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Release Management
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Case Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) EAI
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cognos
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM