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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 47 47
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.58% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.37%

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
150 173 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.78% 35.16% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 125 60
Median daily rate £425 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +45.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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