The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 46 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.68% 1.48% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 10.81% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £263 £410 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.97% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £533 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.96 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+9.08% +1.43%
Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.09% 13.70% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 44
Average daily rate £463 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.42 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.08% -48.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £12.42 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mainframe
Wiltshire

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Unisys
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Operator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Unisys
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (20.00%) HP