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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 73 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.81% 1.56% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.14% 4.57% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Median daily rate £393 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £565 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -34.17%

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
253 219 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.29% 34.11% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 148 73
Median daily rate £380 £365 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% +67.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 2017, 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 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) AIX
2 18 (52.94%) Solaris
3 16 (47.06%) CA
4 15 (44.12%) zOS
5 14 (41.18%) Unix
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Perl
6 13 (38.24%) SQL
6 13 (38.24%) Java
7 11 (32.35%) VB
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
7 11 (32.35%) Tivoli
7 11 (32.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (32.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
8 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Control-M
8 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 10 (29.41%) IBM
9 9 (26.47%) Middleware
9 9 (26.47%) Migration
10 8 (23.53%) HPUX
10 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) Security Patching
11 7 (20.59%) Application Discovery
11 7 (20.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
12 6 (17.65%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) Ingres
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Applications Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Product Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Products Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Migration Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Mainframe Support
6 2 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) Technologist
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Mainframe DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Tandem
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) AIX
2 18 (52.94%) Solaris
3 15 (44.12%) zOS
4 14 (41.18%) Unix
4 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
6 8 (23.53%) HPUX
7 4 (11.76%) MVS
8 2 (5.88%) VME
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 8 (23.53%) Security Patching
4 7 (20.59%) Application Discovery
4 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Change Control
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
7 4 (11.76%) Database Security
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Release Management
8 3 (8.82%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Perl
2 13 (38.24%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) VB
4 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.82%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) REXX
7 1 (2.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Tivoli
2 10 (29.41%) Control-M
3 4 (11.76%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) CA
2 10 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) SAP