Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 83 87
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 17 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.98% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.72% 1.66% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £313 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.90% +2.63% +49.37%
10th Percentile £303 £299 £463
90th Percentile £600 £575 £488
South West median daily rate £420 £550 £318
% change year-on-year -23.64% +73.23% -42.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 624 362 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 36.03% 29.41% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 229 276
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +20.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.87% +185.84% -56.19%
10th Percentile £17.50 £19.25 £6.34
90th Percentile £47.00 £39.35 £13.54
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +49.06% -29.33%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Wiltshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Wiltshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Wiltshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Wiltshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -2 15 £313 -43.18%
Mainframe
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 7 (41.18%) DB2
4 5 (29.41%) SAP
4 5 (29.41%) Unisys
4 5 (29.41%) CICS
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) zOS
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Logistics
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Automotive
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.88%) LDAP
8 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (29.41%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) COBOL Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Change Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Change Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.88%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) EJB
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) zOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Logistics
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
1 5 (29.41%) Unisys
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Pega