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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / North East
Rank 84 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.68% 1.39% 2.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 4.24% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £19.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+147.36% -51.89%

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
287 283 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.54% 32.79% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 194 87
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.34 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £29.20 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -23 6 £375 +15.38%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) AIX
3 21 (51.22%) Solaris
4 16 (39.02%) CA
5 15 (36.59%) zOS
6 14 (34.15%) Unix
6 14 (34.15%) Windows
6 14 (34.15%) Java
6 14 (34.15%) Perl
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) Migration
8 12 (29.27%) Middleware
8 12 (29.27%) IBM
9 11 (26.83%) VB
9 11 (26.83%) HPUX
9 11 (26.83%) Tivoli
9 11 (26.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
9 11 (26.83%) Security Patching
9 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
10 10 (24.39%) Application Discovery
10 10 (24.39%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (24.39%) Control-M
10 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
12 7 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (14.63%) Change Management

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 1 (2.44%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) DB2
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Ingres
3 3 (7.32%) Adabas
4 1 (2.44%) DTS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Applications Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Migration Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Product Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Products Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) DBA
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) Mainframe Support
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Applications Support
8 2 (4.88%) Technologist
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) EFT
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Tandem
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) AIX
3 21 (51.22%) Solaris
4 15 (36.59%) zOS
5 14 (34.15%) Unix
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) HPUX
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.76%) MVS
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.88%) VME
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Migration
3 11 (26.83%) Security Patching
4 10 (24.39%) Application Discovery
5 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
6 6 (14.63%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Change Control
7 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.20%) Quality Management
8 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (9.76%) Database Security
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.88%) Open Source
10 2 (4.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
1 14 (34.15%) Perl
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) VB
4 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) NATURAL
6 2 (4.88%) REXX
7 1 (2.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Tivoli
2 10 (24.39%) Control-M
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) CA
2 12 (29.27%) IBM
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) SAP