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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
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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
121 70 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.23% 18.52% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 24 18
Average daily rate £345 £275 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £12.42 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £33.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) CA Gen
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) MVS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) CA Gen Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) CA