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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 64 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 45 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.21% 3.47% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.20% 10.76% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 1
Median daily rate £270 £410 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% +54.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
549 251 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.10% 32.30% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 122 93
Median daily rate £320 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £225
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 34 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 £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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 -29 43 £265 -35.36% 3
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (47.37%) IBM
3 25 (43.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
5 22 (38.60%) CA
5 22 (38.60%) ITIL
6 21 (36.84%) zOS
6 21 (36.84%) HP
6 21 (36.84%) JCL
7 19 (33.33%) Unix
8 18 (31.58%) Linux
8 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 17 (29.82%) REXX
9 17 (29.82%) ISPF
10 15 (26.32%) Time Sharing Option
10 15 (26.32%) FTP
10 15 (26.32%) Windows
10 15 (26.32%) MVS
11 14 (24.56%) Java
11 14 (24.56%) SLA
11 14 (24.56%) Incident Management
12 13 (22.81%) Problem Management
12 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (22.81%) Perl
12 13 (22.81%) Change Management
13 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
13 12 (21.05%) ServiceNow
14 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
14 11 (19.30%) Firewall
14 11 (19.30%) COBOL

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 9 (15.79%) CICS
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.53%) Apache
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.32%) FTP
3 11 (19.30%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) SSL
4 6 (10.53%) WinSCP
5 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) 3G
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) DB2
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (10.53%) Easytrieve
3 6 (10.53%) MS Access
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) Adabas
5 2 (3.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Developer
2 6 (10.53%) Applications Developer
2 6 (10.53%) IT Support
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
2 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Mainframe Support
4 3 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe Operator
5 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Project Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Support Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) ISPF
2 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.51%) ADO
5 1 (1.75%) J2EE
5 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.28%) AS400
4 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.53%) VSAM
6 5 (8.77%) Tandem
6 5 (8.77%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) zOS
2 19 (33.33%) Unix
3 18 (31.58%) Linux
4 15 (26.32%) MVS
4 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
6 6 (10.53%) AIX
6 6 (10.53%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
7 1 (1.75%) VME
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Incident Management
3 13 (22.81%) Change Management
3 13 (22.81%) Problem Management
4 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.79%) ITSM
6 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.04%) Business Continuity
6 8 (14.04%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) Escalation Management
9 5 (8.77%) BCP
9 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (8.77%) Network Management
9 5 (8.77%) SAP Security
10 3 (5.26%) High Availability
10 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) JCL
2 17 (29.82%) REXX
3 14 (24.56%) Java
4 13 (22.81%) Perl
5 11 (19.30%) COBOL
6 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.28%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) VB
7 6 (10.53%) Assembly Language
7 6 (10.53%) C#
7 6 (10.53%) C++
7 6 (10.53%) CLIST
7 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.53%) VBA
8 4 (7.02%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) MCSE
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (8.77%) CCNA
5 5 (8.77%) CCNP
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.77%) MCDBA
5 5 (8.77%) MCP
6 3 (5.26%) AAT
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (10.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Control-M
2 7 (12.28%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.77%) OpenView
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.75%) MOM
5 1 (1.75%) OVSD
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) IBM
2 22 (38.60%) CA
3 21 (36.84%) HP
4 12 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.79%) BMC
6 9 (15.79%) SAP
7 7 (12.28%) Micro Focus
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) VMware
9 1 (1.75%) AppSense
9 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.75%) Lotus
9 1 (1.75%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.75%) TOWER Software
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