The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £438
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 Chester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37 44 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 35.92% 29.14% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 30
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £18.68 £21.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +41.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Chester

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Chester