The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - 41 40
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.88% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £449 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +49.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
Mainframe
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 68 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.39% 17.13% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 39
Average daily rate £290 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £441 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -57.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £16.50 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) AIX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware