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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 91 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 14 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.26% 2.62% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 7.02% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Median daily rate £400 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £37.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +37.96%
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
457 299 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.17% 37.33% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 180 102
Median daily rate £340 £435 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 21
Median hourly rate £28.00 £33.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +81.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
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 September 2016.

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 24 September 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 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
2 31 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (48.39%) ITIL
4 27 (43.55%) HP
5 25 (40.32%) Unix
6 23 (37.10%) Linux
6 23 (37.10%) zOS
7 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
7 22 (35.48%) IBM
8 21 (33.87%) Windows
8 21 (33.87%) IBM Mainframe
9 19 (30.65%) CA
10 17 (27.42%) ServiceNow
11 16 (25.81%) SLA
11 16 (25.81%) Incident Management
12 15 (24.19%) Oracle
12 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
13 14 (22.58%) JCL
14 13 (20.97%) Middleware
14 13 (20.97%) REXX
14 13 (20.97%) SQL
14 13 (20.97%) SAP
14 13 (20.97%) Degree
14 13 (20.97%) Problem Management
14 13 (20.97%) Service Delivery
15 12 (19.35%) Change Management
15 12 (19.35%) Firewall
15 12 (19.35%) ITSM
15 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (19.35%) Computer Science

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 3 (4.84%) CICS
2 2 (3.23%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.35%) Firewall
3 9 (14.52%) FTP
4 4 (6.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.61%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Architect
2 6 (9.68%) IT Support
3 5 (8.06%) Applications Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Mainframe Support
4 4 (6.45%) Migration Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (3.23%) DBA
6 2 (3.23%) Developer
6 2 (3.23%) ETL Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Support Consultant
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Middleware
2 12 (19.35%) ISPF
3 2 (3.23%) ADO
4 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.13%) AS400
3 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (14.52%) User Experience
5 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (12.90%) Tandem
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Unix
2 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 23 (37.10%) zOS
3 21 (33.87%) Windows
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
5 12 (19.35%) AIX
5 12 (19.35%) Solaris
6 10 (16.13%) MVS
7 5 (8.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Incident Management
3 13 (20.97%) Problem Management
3 13 (20.97%) Service Delivery
4 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) Change Management
4 12 (19.35%) ITSM
5 10 (16.13%) Business Continuity
6 9 (14.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (12.90%) Migration
7 8 (12.90%) Network Management
7 8 (12.90%) SAP Security
8 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (11.29%) Project Management
9 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.68%) Escalation Management
10 5 (8.06%) BCP
10 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.06%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) JCL
2 13 (20.97%) REXX
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) Perl
3 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 10 (16.13%) VB
4 8 (12.90%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
2 31 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.97%) Degree
4 9 (14.52%) MCSE
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.90%) CCNA
5 8 (12.90%) CCNP
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (12.90%) MCDBA
5 8 (12.90%) MCP
6 7 (11.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (8.06%) AAT
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (11.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Tivoli
2 8 (12.90%) OpenView
3 7 (11.29%) Control-M
4 3 (4.84%) MOM
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
5 2 (3.23%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.61%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.61%) OVSD
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) HP
2 22 (35.48%) IBM
3 19 (30.65%) CA
4 17 (27.42%) ServiceNow
5 15 (24.19%) Oracle
6 13 (20.97%) SAP
7 11 (17.74%) BMC
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco
9 2 (3.23%) Informatica
9 2 (3.23%) Teradata
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix
10 1 (1.61%) Lotus
10 1 (1.61%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.61%) VMware