Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mainframes
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 70 104
Rank change year-on-year -52 +34 -12
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 13 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 2.20% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 7.41% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +21.09% -10.18%
10th Percentile £297 £288 £248
90th Percentile £428 £463 £408
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 578 594 856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.14% 29.76% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 307 406
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £246 £237 £258
90th Percentile £550 £540 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 39
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% -12.34%
10th Percentile £11.14 £9.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £27.70 £37.38 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £23.75 £16.60
% change year-on-year -25.18% +43.07% -17.00%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mainframe in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -42 10 £375 -3.23%
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) DB2
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) zOS
5 2 (15.38%) MVS
5 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) ATM

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MVS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
3 2 (15.38%) zOS
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) COBOL
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JCL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) CA Wily
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) VMware