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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / North East
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.67% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
291 297 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.30% 33.04% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 204 86
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +55.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.51 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £23.05 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM 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 North East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Solaris
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) zOS
1 10 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) CA
3 8 (80.00%) Tivoli
3 8 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
4 7 (70.00%) Control-M
5 5 (50.00%) Change Control
5 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (40.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Validation

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Product Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Products Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Solaris
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
1 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (70.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) CA
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP