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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 17 27
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 5.61% 2.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 16.83% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Median daily rate - £485 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -2.33%
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
74 101 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 20.61% 33.33% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 38
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £228 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £15.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 31 (86.11%) Finance
2 30 (83.33%) CA
3 5 (13.89%) CICS
3 5 (13.89%) zOS
4 3 (8.33%) DB2
5 2 (5.56%) RACF
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) SNA
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Job Entry Subsystem

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 5 (13.89%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SNA
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 31 (86.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Analyst
1 30 (83.33%) Mainframe Analyst
1 30 (83.33%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
1 30 (83.33%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe Architect
4 2 (5.56%) z/OS Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) RACF
2 1 (2.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) CA