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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 74 60 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.46% 1.37% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 3.90% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £13.39 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+251.13% -66.11%

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
231 231 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.05% 35.05% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 171 35
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £10.17 £16.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +76.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 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 (68.75%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) AIX
2 18 (56.25%) Solaris
3 16 (50.00%) CA
4 14 (43.75%) Unix
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) Perl
4 14 (43.75%) zOS
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) VB
6 11 (34.38%) Tivoli
6 11 (34.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Control-M
7 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (28.13%) IBM
8 9 (28.13%) Middleware
9 8 (25.00%) Migration
9 8 (25.00%) HPUX
9 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Security Patching
10 7 (21.88%) Application Discovery
10 7 (21.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
11 6 (18.75%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 4 (12.50%) Ingres
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Applications Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Product Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Products Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Migration Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) DBA
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) Mainframe Support
7 2 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) Technologist
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) AIX
2 18 (56.25%) Solaris
3 14 (43.75%) Unix
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) zOS
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
5 8 (25.00%) HPUX
6 4 (12.50%) MVS
7 2 (6.25%) VME
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 7 (21.88%) Application Discovery
3 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Change Control
5 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
6 4 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (12.50%) Database Security
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Data Management
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Perl
2 13 (40.63%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) VB
4 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) C
7 1 (3.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Tivoli
2 10 (31.25%) Control-M
3 3 (9.38%) Puppet
4 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.13%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) CA
2 9 (28.13%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) SAP