The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 114 116
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 0.51% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £355 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £355 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £355 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 503 588 650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 28.02% 29.41% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 357 372
Median daily rate £413 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 38
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +180.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.70 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £57.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Hampshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Hampshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Hampshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +4 3 £438 +23.23%
Havant - 2 £372 -
Portsmouth - 2 £385 -
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 13 (50.00%) COBOL
1 13 (50.00%) DB2
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 8 (30.77%) CICS
4 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (19.23%) JCL
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
7 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
7 3 (11.54%) Network Management
7 3 (11.54%) LPAR
7 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) FTP
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) CA
7 3 (11.54%) zOS
7 3 (11.54%) Remedy
7 3 (11.54%) X.25
7 3 (11.54%) Tivoli NetView

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (30.77%) CICS
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) X.25
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) COBOL Developer
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Programmer
2 3 (11.54%) Programmer
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) COBOL Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (11.54%) LPAR
3 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) zOS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.54%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (3.85%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) COBOL
2 5 (19.23%) JCL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
1 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) CA
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Remedy
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Lotus
4 2 (7.69%) Nortel
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas