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 23 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 2.04% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +128.00%  

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 160 190 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.21% 32.26% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 114 74
Median daily rate £344 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £573 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 22
Median hourly rate £19.38 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.20% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.18 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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
Co-occurring 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