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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 32 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.23% - 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.97% - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
67 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.55% 27.61% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 58
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 30 May 2016, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 7 (46.67%) COBOL
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
1 7 (46.67%) CICS
1 7 (46.67%) zOS
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (13.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) JCL
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) Tandem
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) CICS
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BASE24
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP hybris
1 1 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) COBOL Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Build Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Tandem
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) zOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JCL
4 1 (6.67%) LINC
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Unisys
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods