The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £19.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +144.15% -51.26%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 123 138 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.91% 22.19% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 102
Median daily rate £350 £393 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.82% +30.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 21
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £16.80 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £58.00 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Mainframe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Cambridgeshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Cambridgeshire

Mainframe
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) REST

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java