Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 70 85
Rank change year-on-year -29 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 19 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.01% 0.91% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.98% 3.34% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +72.73%
10th Percentile £306 £355 £463
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
South West median daily rate £500 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -17.89%
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 638 299 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 34.04% 27.16% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 197 297
Wiltshire median daily rate £461 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £289 £296 £198
90th Percentile £625 £581 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £395 £370
% change year-on-year +7.59% +6.76% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £28.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.01% +117.31% -21.21%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.75 £6.40
90th Percentile £47.00 £36.88 £14.00
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £30.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +36.16% +8.93% -25.33%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -13 17 £470 -14.55%
Mainframe
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 9 (47.37%) DB2
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) zOS
2 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) COBOL
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) CICS
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Legal
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) Logistics
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.53%) Automotive
7 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA

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 (26.32%) CICS
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) COBOL Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Change Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Business Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Change Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) EJB
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) JSP
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) Servlets
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) zOS
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Logistics
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) COBOL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Pega
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat