The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 73 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 33 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.61% 1.86% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.68% 5.86% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 0
Median daily rate £400 £324 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £26.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
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
494 307 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.11% 31.65% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 176 193
Median daily rate £375 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 20
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.36 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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 Mainframe across the North East region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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 Mainframe across the North East region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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 Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 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 -15 32 £400 +24.51% 4
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) AIX
3 23 (41.82%) Solaris
4 21 (38.18%) Unix
5 20 (36.36%) Oracle
5 20 (36.36%) zOS
6 19 (34.55%) CA
6 19 (34.55%) SQL
6 19 (34.55%) Windows
7 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
8 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
9 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
10 15 (27.27%) VB
10 15 (27.27%) Java
10 15 (27.27%) Perl
10 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
10 15 (27.27%) Tivoli
10 15 (27.27%) Middleware
10 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 14 (25.45%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (25.45%) IBM
12 13 (23.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 12 (21.82%) Migration
14 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (20.00%) HPUX
14 11 (20.00%) Security Patching
15 10 (18.18%) Application Discovery
15 10 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (18.18%) Control-M
15 10 (18.18%) HP

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 2 (3.64%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.82%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) DB2
3 7 (12.73%) Adabas
4 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.91%) PowerCenter
5 5 (9.09%) Ingres
6 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) ERwin
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Migration Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) DBA
4 7 (12.73%) Product Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Products Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Mainframe Support
7 2 (3.64%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) AS400
3 4 (7.27%) Tandem
3 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) AIX
3 23 (41.82%) Solaris
4 21 (38.18%) Unix
5 20 (36.36%) zOS
6 19 (34.55%) Windows
7 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.00%) HPUX
9 2 (3.64%) MVS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 10 (18.18%) Application Discovery
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.91%) Quality Management
7 5 (9.09%) Change Control
7 5 (9.09%) Database Security
7 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) ITSM
8 4 (7.27%) Network Management
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.27%) SAP Security
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Release Management
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) Perl
2 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 15 (27.27%) VB
3 4 (7.27%) REXX
4 2 (3.64%) JCL
4 2 (3.64%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) CCNA
5 4 (7.27%) CCNP
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.27%) MCDBA
5 4 (7.27%) MCP
5 4 (7.27%) MCSE
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) AAT
6 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (3.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 10 (18.18%) Control-M
3 3 (5.45%) OpenView
3 3 (5.45%) Puppet
4 2 (3.64%) MOM
5 1 (1.82%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) CA
3 14 (25.45%) IBM
4 10 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (10.91%) Informatica
6 5 (9.09%) SAP
6 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.45%) BMC
8 2 (3.64%) Teradata
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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