The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 Wales 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 62 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 1.90% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 9.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
107 83 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.03% 19.76% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 52
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -50.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Mainframe
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP