The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 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
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 1.23% 8.75% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 35.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -7.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £419
% change year-on-year - -4.53%  
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 Knutsford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24 20 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 29.63% 25.00% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 15
Median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £371 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £425 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISPF
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
1 1 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow