Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 62 61
Rank change year-on-year -46 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 11 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.63% 2.51% 2.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 7.03% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +58.73% +5.00%
10th Percentile £193 £500 £246
90th Percentile £435 £500 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -15.00% +53.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 435 455 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.07% 35.66% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 246 286
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £259 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £53.75 £38.75 £27.30
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) BMC
4 2 (18.18%) REXX
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (18.18%) JCL
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) ISPF
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
5 1 (9.09%) COBOL
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery

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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DB2 Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Mortgage Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) MVS
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JCL
2 2 (18.18%) REXX
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) VMware