The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 33 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.81% 1.18% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.91% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £337
% change year-on-year
- +18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.57% 10.59% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 23
Average daily rate £325 £250 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -36.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £613 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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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 24 July 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 20 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (81.82%) COBOL
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) VME
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) zOS
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) CA
5 3 (27.27%) CA Gen
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (9.09%) JCL
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) SQL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (27.27%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) CA Gen Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) VME
3 4 (36.36%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO