The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 92
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.081% 0.078% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 402 422 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 32.63% 32.84% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 272 203
Median daily rate £419 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 16
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +153.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £21.00 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £52.17
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Surrey

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Capita
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Migration Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) IBM