Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 24 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median daily rate - - £450
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £32.40 £26.38
% change year-on-year -15.12% +22.84% -0.47%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 318 410 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.81% 28.83% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 308 276
Wales median daily rate £351 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% +11.07% +1.45%
10th Percentile £140 £161 £185
90th Percentile £475 £538 £478
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +28.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £14.10 £16.88 £10.38
90th Percentile £39.50 £40.00 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Wales

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Wales

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Wales