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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 11 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 5.26% 7.14% 10.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 21.05% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £435 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
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 Knutsford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18 38 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 47.37% 33.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 6
Median daily rate £345 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £464 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Knutsford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl

Mainframe
Top Related 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
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%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
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 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow