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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
UK / Wales
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £19.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +144.15% -51.26%  

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 176 170 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.96% 25.04% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 121 115
Median daily rate £375 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% +1.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £469 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.81 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.03% +32.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £16.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.65 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Wales

Mainframe
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow