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 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
South East / Hampshire
Rank 99 121 121
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 16 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.86% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £343 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £368 £385
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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 567 653 605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.45% 29.97% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 447 341
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £15.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.17 £50.00 £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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Portsmouth - 9 £375 -
Havant - 4 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 9 (52.94%) COBOL
1 9 (52.94%) DB2
2 8 (47.06%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (29.41%) JCL
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) CICS
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) zOS
5 3 (17.65%) FTP
5 3 (17.65%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (17.65%) X.25
5 3 (17.65%) LPAR
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (11.76%) Nortel
6 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office

Mainframe
Top Related 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 4 (23.53%) CICS
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) FTP
2 3 (17.65%) X.25
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) COBOL Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) LPAR
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) zOS
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) COBOL
2 5 (29.41%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) CA
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Nortel
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) VMware