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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 88 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 23 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.68% 2.09% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 5.99% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 0
Median daily rate £400 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +44.66%
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
552 384 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.35% 34.94% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 228 139
Median daily rate £340 £430 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £280 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 34
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -21 22 £400 +18.51% 2
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 31 (41.89%) SC Cleared
3 30 (40.54%) ITIL
4 28 (37.84%) HP
5 27 (36.49%) Unix
5 27 (36.49%) Linux
6 26 (35.14%) zOS
7 25 (33.78%) IBM
8 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
9 23 (31.08%) Windows
9 23 (31.08%) IBM Mainframe
10 21 (28.38%) Oracle
10 21 (28.38%) CA
11 17 (22.97%) ServiceNow
12 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
12 16 (21.62%) Middleware
12 16 (21.62%) AIX
12 16 (21.62%) SLA
12 16 (21.62%) Solaris
12 16 (21.62%) Incident Management
13 15 (20.27%) JCL
13 15 (20.27%) REXX
14 14 (18.92%) SQL
14 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (18.92%) Service Delivery
15 13 (17.57%) Change Management
15 13 (17.57%) Firewall
15 13 (17.57%) ISPF
15 13 (17.57%) Problem Management
15 13 (17.57%) Degree

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 4 (5.41%) CICS
2 2 (2.70%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.57%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) FTP
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) DB2
2 7 (9.46%) Adabas
3 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.11%) PowerCenter
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Ingres
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) ERwin
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Architect
2 8 (10.81%) Applications Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Migration Architect
4 6 (8.11%) IT Support
4 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Mainframe Support
6 3 (4.05%) Designer
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (2.70%) DBA
7 2 (2.70%) ETL Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Mainframe Operator
7 2 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Programmer
7 2 (2.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Middleware
2 13 (17.57%) ISPF
3 2 (2.70%) ADO
4 1 (1.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.51%) AS400
3 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.16%) User Experience
5 8 (10.81%) Tandem
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Linux
1 27 (36.49%) Unix
2 26 (35.14%) zOS
3 23 (31.08%) Windows
4 16 (21.62%) AIX
4 16 (21.62%) Solaris
4 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (14.86%) MVS
6 8 (10.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) Incident Management
3 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 13 (17.57%) Change Management
4 13 (17.57%) Problem Management
5 12 (16.22%) ITSM
6 11 (14.86%) Migration
7 10 (13.51%) Business Continuity
8 9 (12.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) Network Management
9 8 (10.81%) Project Management
9 8 (10.81%) SAP Security
9 8 (10.81%) Security Patching
10 7 (9.46%) Application Discovery
10 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.11%) Escalation Management
11 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) JCL
1 15 (20.27%) REXX
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.86%) Perl
4 11 (14.86%) VB
5 10 (13.51%) Java
6 3 (4.05%) COBOL
7 2 (2.70%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 31 (41.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.57%) Degree
4 9 (12.16%) MCSE
4 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.81%) CCNA
5 8 (10.81%) CCNP
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.81%) MCDBA
5 8 (10.81%) MCP
6 7 (9.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (6.76%) AAT
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (10.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.81%) Control-M
2 8 (10.81%) OpenView
3 3 (4.05%) MOM
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
4 2 (2.70%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.35%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.35%) OVSD
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) HP
2 25 (33.78%) IBM
3 21 (28.38%) CA
3 21 (28.38%) Oracle
4 17 (22.97%) ServiceNow
5 13 (17.57%) SAP
6 12 (16.22%) BMC
7 6 (8.11%) Informatica
8 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco
9 2 (2.70%) Teradata
10 1 (1.35%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) Lotus
10 1 (1.35%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.35%) VMware
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