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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 92 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.066% 0.30% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 1.05% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +106.46%
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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
469 382 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.10% 29.09% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 209 151
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £489 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 33
Average hourly rate £40.50 £21.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.59% +8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management