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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 79 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 32 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.69% 3.11% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.34% 7.92% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 6
Median daily rate £270 £410 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% +82.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.60% -9.09%
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
505 265 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.44% 39.26% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 145 65
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £246 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £484 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 16 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 31 (56.36%) ITIL
3 30 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 28 (50.91%) HP
5 27 (49.09%) Unix
6 22 (40.00%) Windows
6 22 (40.00%) zOS
7 21 (38.18%) IBM
7 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
8 20 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
9 19 (34.55%) Linux
9 19 (34.55%) CA
10 17 (30.91%) ServiceNow
11 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
11 16 (29.09%) SLA
11 16 (29.09%) Oracle
11 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
12 14 (25.45%) SAP
12 14 (25.45%) JCL
13 13 (23.64%) Problem Management
13 13 (23.64%) Degree
13 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
13 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
13 13 (23.64%) ITSM
14 12 (21.82%) Change Management
14 12 (21.82%) SQL
15 11 (20.00%) REXX
15 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
15 11 (20.00%) ISPF
15 11 (20.00%) AS400

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 (5.45%) CICS
2 2 (3.64%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.00%) Firewall
3 9 (16.36%) FTP
4 4 (7.27%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) 3G
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) DB2
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.82%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) ERwin
2 1 (1.82%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.82%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (10.91%) IT Support
2 4 (7.27%) Mainframe Support
2 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Consultant
3 3 (5.45%) Developer
3 3 (5.45%) Support Consultant
4 2 (3.64%) ETL Developer
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe Operator
4 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
5 1 (1.82%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (1.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (1.82%) Wintel Support
5 1 (1.82%) z/OS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) ISPF
2 9 (16.36%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) ADO
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.00%) AS400
3 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (16.36%) Tandem
4 9 (16.36%) User Experience
5 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Unix
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) zOS
3 19 (34.55%) Linux
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.36%) MVS
6 7 (12.73%) AIX
6 7 (12.73%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) VME
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) ITIL
2 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
3 13 (23.64%) ITSM
3 13 (23.64%) Problem Management
3 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
4 12 (21.82%) Change Management
5 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 10 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.36%) Network Management
6 9 (16.36%) SAP Security
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Escalation Management
10 5 (9.09%) BCP
10 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) JCL
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) REXX
4 10 (18.18%) Perl
4 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 10 (18.18%) VB
5 9 (16.36%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 30 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) Degree
4 10 (18.18%) MCSE
4 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (16.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (16.36%) CCNA
5 9 (16.36%) CCNP
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (16.36%) MCDBA
5 9 (16.36%) MCP
6 5 (9.09%) AAT
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (12.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 9 (16.36%) OpenView
3 7 (12.73%) Control-M
4 3 (5.45%) MOM
5 2 (3.64%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.82%) OVSD
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) HP
2 21 (38.18%) IBM
3 19 (34.55%) CA
4 17 (30.91%) ServiceNow
5 16 (29.09%) Oracle
6 14 (25.45%) SAP
7 10 (18.18%) BMC
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco
9 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) Informatica
9 2 (3.64%) Teradata
9 2 (3.64%) VMware
10 1 (1.82%) AppSense
10 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.82%) Lotus
10 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.82%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.82%) TOWER Software