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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 96 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 19 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.37% 0.13% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.48% 0.39% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £279 £225 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.88% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £401 £398
% change year-on-year
-18.85% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
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
546 258 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.37% 32.66% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 125 100
Median daily rate £320 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.12% +8.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.40 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

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 30 May 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 -32 17 £268 +18.88%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 25 (100.00%) IBM
1 25 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (76.00%) JCL
2 19 (76.00%) zOS
3 18 (72.00%) CA
4 17 (68.00%) REXX
4 17 (68.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (68.00%) ISPF
5 15 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 15 (60.00%) FTP
5 15 (60.00%) MVS
6 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (48.00%) Linux
7 12 (48.00%) HP
7 12 (48.00%) Java
7 12 (48.00%) Perl
8 11 (44.00%) Firewall
8 11 (44.00%) ServiceNow
9 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) Change Management
10 8 (32.00%) DB2
10 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (32.00%) CICS
10 8 (32.00%) COBOL
11 7 (28.00%) BMC
11 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
11 7 (28.00%) Control-M
12 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
12 6 (24.00%) Easytrieve

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) CICS
2 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) FTP
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 6 (24.00%) SSL
4 6 (24.00%) WinSCP
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Easytrieve
2 6 (24.00%) MS Access
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe Support
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) ISPF
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) VSAM
4 2 (8.00%) AS400
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) zOS
2 15 (60.00%) MVS
3 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 6 (24.00%) Solaris
4 6 (24.00%) Unix
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Change Management
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Escalation Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JCL
2 17 (68.00%) REXX
3 12 (48.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Perl
4 8 (32.00%) COBOL
5 6 (24.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) C++
5 6 (24.00%) CLIST
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) VB
5 6 (24.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) AAT
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Control-M
2 6 (24.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (72.00%) CA
3 12 (48.00%) HP
4 11 (44.00%) ServiceNow
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) BMC
7 6 (24.00%) Micro Focus
8 2 (8.00%) SAP