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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 86 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Mainframe 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
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
426 239 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.04% 31.08% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 120 108
Median daily rate £325 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 6
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.49 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 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 - 11 £268 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (80.00%) CA
3 15 (75.00%) JCL
4 14 (70.00%) zOS
5 13 (65.00%) ISPF
5 13 (65.00%) REXX
6 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (60.00%) MVS
7 11 (55.00%) FTP
7 11 (55.00%) Linux
7 11 (55.00%) Java
7 11 (55.00%) Perl
7 11 (55.00%) Time Sharing Option
8 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (40.00%) DB2
9 8 (40.00%) COBOL
9 8 (40.00%) CICS
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (35.00%) HP
10 7 (35.00%) Firewall
11 6 (30.00%) Change Management
11 6 (30.00%) Finance
11 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (30.00%) Banking
11 6 (30.00%) VSAM
11 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (30.00%) 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 (40.00%) CICS
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) FTP
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) SSL
4 6 (30.00%) WinSCP
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (30.00%) Easytrieve
2 6 (30.00%) MS Access
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) ISPF
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) VSAM
4 2 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) zOS
2 12 (60.00%) MVS
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Escalation Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JCL
2 13 (65.00%) REXX
3 11 (55.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) Perl
4 8 (40.00%) COBOL
5 6 (30.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) CLIST
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) VBA
6 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) AAT
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Control-M
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 16 (80.00%) CA
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Micro Focus
5 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
6 5 (25.00%) BMC