The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 41 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.29% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.17% 8.33% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£225 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
81 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.88% 13.87% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 11 17
Average daily rate £328 £250 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -36.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £157 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £558 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £23.88 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.32% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.90 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £30.98 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 4 (66.67%) COBOL
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) CA Gen
2 3 (50.00%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) CA Gen Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO