Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 19 November 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 > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 80 99
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.87% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 2.51% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £333 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% - -
East of England median daily rate £290 £272 £310
% change year-on-year +6.81% -12.42% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £36.14 £26.25
% change year-on-year -12.84% +37.68% -4.55%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 514 479 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.14% 34.69% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 268 255
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £178 £181 £215
90th Percentile £550 £538 £533
East of England median daily rate £400 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 54
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.40 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.27% -18.60% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.84 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £34.05 £39.63
East of England median hourly rate £19.19 £32.00 £22.19
% change year-on-year -40.03% +44.23% -9.44%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City 0 1 - -
Watford - 1 £375 -
Mainframe
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) zOS

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) RACF Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) RACF Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) RACF Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM