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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 75 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 41 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.76% 2.34% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.95% 6.16% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 6
Median daily rate £268 £410 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.75% +82.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+159.20% -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
590 357 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.76% 37.90% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 197 84
Median daily rate £310 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 17 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -5.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £30.50 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -30 41 £268 -34.75% 3
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (56.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (47.69%) ITIL
3 30 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 29 (44.62%) Unix
5 28 (43.08%) HP
6 24 (36.92%) zOS
6 24 (36.92%) Windows
7 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
7 23 (35.38%) IBM
8 22 (33.85%) IBM Mainframe
9 21 (32.31%) CA
9 21 (32.31%) Oracle
10 20 (30.77%) Linux
11 17 (26.15%) ServiceNow
11 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
12 16 (24.62%) Incident Management
12 16 (24.62%) SLA
13 15 (23.08%) JCL
14 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
14 14 (21.54%) SAP
15 13 (20.00%) SQL
15 13 (20.00%) Change Management
15 13 (20.00%) ITSM
15 13 (20.00%) Degree
15 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
15 13 (20.00%) Problem Management
16 12 (18.46%) ISPF
16 12 (18.46%) Firewall
16 12 (18.46%) Java
16 12 (18.46%) REXX

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 3 (4.62%) CICS
2 2 (3.08%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
3 10 (15.38%) FTP
4 4 (6.15%) SAN
5 1 (1.54%) 3G
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.54%) VoIP
5 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) DB2
2 6 (9.23%) Adabas
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Ingres
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) ERwin
2 1 (1.54%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.54%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (9.23%) IT Support
1 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (7.69%) Mainframe Support
3 4 (6.15%) Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Analyst
4 3 (4.62%) Consultant
4 3 (4.62%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Support Consultant
5 2 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (3.08%) Designer
5 2 (3.08%) ETL Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Mainframe Operator
5 2 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Programmer
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (1.54%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (1.54%) Software Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) ISPF
2 9 (13.85%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) ADO
4 1 (1.54%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.92%) AS400
3 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
4 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.85%) Tandem
4 9 (13.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) PMI
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Unix
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) zOS
3 20 (30.77%) Linux
4 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (15.38%) MVS
6 8 (12.31%) AIX
6 8 (12.31%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) HPUX
7 1 (1.54%) VME
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Incident Management
3 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
4 13 (20.00%) Change Management
4 13 (20.00%) ITSM
4 13 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 10 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 10 (15.38%) Project Management
5 10 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (13.85%) Network Management
6 9 (13.85%) SAP Security
7 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) Escalation Management
9 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.69%) BCP
10 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) JCL
2 13 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) REXX
3 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.92%) Perl
4 11 (16.92%) VB
5 4 (6.15%) COBOL
6 3 (4.62%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) Security Cleared
2 30 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) Degree
4 10 (15.38%) MCSE
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (13.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (13.85%) CCNA
5 9 (13.85%) CCNP
5 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (13.85%) MCDBA
5 9 (13.85%) MCP
6 5 (7.69%) AAT
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (12.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Tivoli
2 9 (13.85%) OpenView
3 8 (12.31%) Control-M
4 3 (4.62%) MOM
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.54%) OVSD
6 1 (1.54%) SCCM
6 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) HP
2 23 (35.38%) IBM
3 21 (32.31%) CA
3 21 (32.31%) Oracle
4 17 (26.15%) ServiceNow
5 14 (21.54%) SAP
6 11 (16.92%) BMC
7 5 (7.69%) Informatica
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix
9 2 (3.08%) Teradata
9 2 (3.08%) VMware
10 1 (1.54%) AppSense
10 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.54%) Lotus
10 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.54%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software
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