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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 72 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 26 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.56% 1.95% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.53% 5.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 0
Median daily rate £405 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £26.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
Mainframe
Tyne and Wear

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
398 220 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.13% 32.98% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 133 143
Median daily rate £375 £340 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 10
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.82 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) Unix
2 20 (47.62%) AIX
2 20 (47.62%) Solaris
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) CA
3 19 (45.24%) zOS
4 18 (42.86%) Windows
5 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
5 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
6 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 15 (35.71%) VB
7 15 (35.71%) Perl
7 15 (35.71%) Tivoli
7 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 13 (30.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle
9 13 (30.95%) IBM
10 12 (28.57%) Java
10 12 (28.57%) Middleware
11 10 (23.81%) Control-M
11 10 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (21.43%) Migration
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) HP
13 8 (19.05%) HPUX
13 8 (19.05%) DB2
13 8 (19.05%) Security Patching

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (4.76%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) DB2
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) Ingres
4 2 (4.76%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Product Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Products Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Administrator
4 6 (14.29%) DBA
4 6 (14.29%) Migration Architect
5 3 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Support
6 2 (4.76%) DB2 Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.38%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) AS400
3 4 (9.52%) Tandem
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) AIX
2 20 (47.62%) Solaris
2 20 (47.62%) Unix
3 19 (45.24%) zOS
4 18 (42.86%) Windows
5 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
6 8 (19.05%) HPUX
7 2 (4.76%) MVS
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Security Patching
3 7 (16.67%) Application Discovery
3 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Change Control
4 5 (11.90%) Database Security
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.90%) Quality Management
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 4 (9.52%) ITSM
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Security
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 3 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Perl
2 15 (35.71%) VB
3 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 12 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) REXX
6 2 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 4 (9.52%) CCNP
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.52%) MCDBA
5 4 (9.52%) MCP
5 4 (9.52%) MCSE
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Tivoli
2 10 (23.81%) Control-M
3 3 (7.14%) OpenView
3 3 (7.14%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) MOM
5 1 (2.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) CA
2 13 (30.95%) IBM
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.14%) BMC
6 2 (4.76%) Informatica
6 2 (4.76%) Teradata
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft