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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 69 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 26 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.24% 3.49% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.06% 11.25% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Average daily rate £275 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +66.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £295 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £465 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.49% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+18.72% -28.19%
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
429 240 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.01% 31.01% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 119 105
Average daily rate £325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.95 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £23.74 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -32 24 £264 -27.42% 2
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 24 (60.00%) IBM
2 21 (52.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 19 (47.50%) zOS
4 18 (45.00%) JCL
4 18 (45.00%) CA
4 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) REXX
6 14 (35.00%) ISPF
7 13 (32.50%) MVS
7 13 (32.50%) COBOL
7 13 (32.50%) Java
8 12 (30.00%) ITIL
8 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) Perl
9 11 (27.50%) Unix
9 11 (27.50%) FTP
9 11 (27.50%) Time Sharing Option
10 10 (25.00%) DB2
10 10 (25.00%) CICS
10 10 (25.00%) HP
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) Change Management
11 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 7 (17.50%) Micro Focus
13 7 (17.50%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) AS400

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) CICS
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) FTP
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) SSL
4 6 (15.00%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.50%) 3G
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) DB2
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (15.00%) Easytrieve
2 6 (15.00%) MS Access
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) Adabas
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Applications Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Mainframe Support
4 4 (10.00%) Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) z/OS Systems Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Mainframe Operator
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) ISPF
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.50%) AS400
4 6 (15.00%) VSAM
5 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.00%) Tandem
6 3 (7.50%) User Experience
7 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) zOS
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) MVS
4 11 (27.50%) Unix
5 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (12.50%) AIX
7 5 (12.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) VME
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Change Management
3 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) ITSM
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
5 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) SAP Security
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) JCL
2 14 (35.00%) REXX
3 13 (32.50%) COBOL
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) Perl
5 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (15.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) CLIST
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) VBA
6 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (5.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 4 (10.00%) MCP
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.50%) AAT
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Control-M
1 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.00%) OpenView
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (2.50%) OVSD
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) IBM
2 18 (45.00%) CA
3 10 (25.00%) HP
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) Micro Focus
6 6 (15.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (12.50%) BMC
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (10.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) AppSense
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.50%) ThinPrint
9 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.50%) VMware
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