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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 105 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.71% 0.81% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 2.59% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £410 £311 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 -
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
572 309 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.54% 31.47% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 178 208
Median daily rate £375 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 29
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.20 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -36 10 £410 +31.72%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) zOS
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Perl
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) VB
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) AIX
2 12 (85.71%) Solaris
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) CA
4 10 (71.43%) Tivoli
4 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (50.00%) Control-M
5 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
7 5 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (35.71%) Change Control
7 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
8 4 (28.57%) Change Management
8 4 (28.57%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Product Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Products Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) zOS
2 12 (85.71%) AIX
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Solaris
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) Perl
1 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) JCL
2 2 (14.29%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 7 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 11 (78.57%) CA
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) SAP