The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 39 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.40% - 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.70 £21.42
% change year-on-year
+55.36% -17.36%
Mainframe
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Miscellaneous Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
81 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 32.79% 28.05% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 14
Average daily rate £500 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Mainframe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle