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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South East / Surrey
Rank 79 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.40% 0.73% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.91% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £423 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £21.69 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -45.08%

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
307 470 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.52% 37.87% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 274 207
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £267 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 59 16
Median hourly rate £17.25 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% +157.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 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 - 4 £423 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) OS/390
5 2 (25.00%) zOS
5 2 (25.00%) MVS
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (25.00%) RACF
5 2 (25.00%) JCL
5 2 (25.00%) APPN
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SNA
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ACF2
6 1 (12.50%) Linux

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 (25.00%) APPN
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SNA
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Migration Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (25.00%) z/OS Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) MVS
1 2 (25.00%) OS/390
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ACF2
1 2 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (25.00%) RACF
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Capita