The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 73 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.55% 0.57% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
IBM Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
341 156 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.19% 29.83% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 92 42
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £471 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.55 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.71% -38.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IBM Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North East region.

IBM Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the North East

IBM Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North East region.

IBM Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

IBM Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -25 5 £225 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) CA
2 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) IDMS
5 1 (20.00%) TPMS
5 1 (20.00%) VME
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) IDMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) HP