The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 52 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.68% 1.38% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.69% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £318 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 - £384
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 225 192 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 30.57% 29.40% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 160
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.24 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -54.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £14.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) CA Wily
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) ATM
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) zOS

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ATM
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) MVS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM