The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £27.00 £16.40 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+64.63% -46.05%
Mainframe
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
49 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 41.88% 11.11% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Mainframe
Wales

Mainframe
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 2 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle