Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 67 72
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 1.95% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.80% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 13
Cheshire median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
North West median daily rate £588 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +46.88% -5.88% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 250 295 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.44% 25.00% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 181 270
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £198 £194 £212
90th Percentile £638 £525 £576
North West median daily rate £404 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +0.76% +0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 13
Cheshire median hourly rate £52.50 £28.67 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.12% +6.19% +35.00%
10th Percentile £29.71 £16.26 £12.58
90th Percentile £59.75 £46.25 £61.50
North West median hourly rate £29.71 £25.34 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.27% +20.64% +18.31%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Cheshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Cheshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Cheshire