Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 62 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.10% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 1.95% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Swindon median daily rate £550 £475 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +49.37% -12.28%
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £475 £318
% change year-on-year +15.79% +49.37% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 211 205 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 29.10% 31.16% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 147 193
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £304 £175 £218
90th Percentile £565 £575 £558
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +14.38% +2.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 19
Swindon median hourly rate £18.75 - £16.50
10th Percentile £17.50 - £11.10
90th Percentile £28.23 - £42.20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £11.72 £20.00
% change year-on-year +162.37% -41.40% -27.93%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Swindon

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Swindon

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Swindon over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Swindon

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Swindon

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Unisys
4 2 (25.00%) RIA
4 2 (25.00%) zSecure
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) zOS
4 2 (25.00%) RACF
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Tandem
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Sentinel
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) AS400
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RACF Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) RIA
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Security Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Audit
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) RACF
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) zSecure
2 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Unisys
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow