The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.85% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
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
Wiltshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 125 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.74% 29.69% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 56
Average daily rate £350 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.90 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (57.14%) CICS
1 4 (57.14%) COBOL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Tandem
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) hybris
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (57.14%) CICS
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BASE24
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP hybris
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) COBOL Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Build Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) COBOL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods