The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 28 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.69% 0.76% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.98% 2.70% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£444 £363 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £293 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £433 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +89.45%
Mainframe
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 24.48% 28.24% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 7
Average hourly rate £21.43 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.00 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Mainframe
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Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (42.86%) DB2
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) VB
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
2 5 (35.71%) EDI
2 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (35.71%) Pascal
2 5 (35.71%) zOS
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) CICS
3 4 (28.57%) BMC
3 4 (28.57%) CA
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) LPAR
6 1 (7.14%) IDMS
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Finance

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
2 4 (28.57%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) IDMS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Mainframe Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) EDI
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) LPAR
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) VB
1 5 (35.71%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) BMC
2 4 (28.57%) CA
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM