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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 40 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.88% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.93% 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
- +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.78%
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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
176 106 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.53% 24.71% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 79 11
Average daily rate £338 £306 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

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 26 May 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 25 (86.21%) VME
2 20 (68.97%) COBOL
3 19 (65.52%) Relational Database
4 10 (34.48%) Tuxedo
5 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) Validation
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 3 (10.34%) Linux
9 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
9 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) ICL
10 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Migration
10 2 (6.90%) Middleware
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL
11 1 (3.45%) UNIX
11 1 (3.45%) Java
11 1 (3.45%) Perl
11 1 (3.45%) SQL
11 1 (3.45%) DB2
11 1 (3.45%) SAP
11 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.45%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Applications Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Author
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Author
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) VME
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
1 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 5 (17.24%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) CMMI
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) COBOL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) ICL
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) HP