The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 78 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.99% 2.10% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 5.47% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Median daily rate £335 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 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 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +28.20%
Mainframe
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
406 311 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.45% 38.35% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 183 87
Median daily rate £310 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £273 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £547 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £37.95 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Tyne and Wear region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Tyne and Wear region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 15 £335 -10.66%
Sunderland - 6 - -
Mainframe
North East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 31 (48.44%) ITIL
3 30 (46.88%) SC Cleared
4 28 (43.75%) HP
5 27 (42.19%) Unix
6 23 (35.94%) Windows
7 22 (34.38%) Oracle
7 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
7 22 (34.38%) zOS
8 21 (32.81%) IBM
8 21 (32.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 20 (31.25%) Linux
10 18 (28.13%) CA
11 17 (26.56%) ServiceNow
12 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
12 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 16 (25.00%) SLA
13 14 (21.88%) SAP
13 14 (21.88%) JCL
14 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
14 13 (20.31%) ITSM
14 13 (20.31%) Degree
14 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
14 13 (20.31%) Problem Management
15 12 (18.75%) Firewall
15 12 (18.75%) Change Management
15 12 (18.75%) SQL
15 12 (18.75%) REXX
16 11 (17.19%) Shell Script
16 11 (17.19%) Management Information System

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (4.69%) CICS
2 2 (3.13%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.75%) Firewall
3 9 (14.06%) FTP
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) 3G
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) DB2
2 6 (9.38%) Adabas
2 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.38%) PowerCenter
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Ingres
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ERwin
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (9.38%) IT Support
2 4 (6.25%) Mainframe Support
2 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 3 (4.69%) Architect
3 3 (4.69%) Consultant
3 3 (4.69%) Designer
3 3 (4.69%) Developer
3 3 (4.69%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
3 3 (4.69%) Support Consultant
4 2 (3.13%) Analyst
4 2 (3.13%) ETL Developer
4 2 (3.13%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe Operator
4 2 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (1.56%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (1.56%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (1.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) ISPF
2 10 (15.63%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) ADO
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (17.19%) AS400
3 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
4 9 (14.06%) Tandem
4 9 (14.06%) User Experience
5 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) PMI
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Unix
2 23 (35.94%) Windows
3 22 (34.38%) zOS
4 20 (31.25%) Linux
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (14.06%) MVS
7 8 (12.50%) AIX
7 8 (12.50%) Solaris
8 2 (3.13%) HPUX
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 13 (20.31%) ITSM
3 13 (20.31%) Problem Management
3 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
4 12 (18.75%) Change Management
5 10 (15.63%) Business Continuity
5 10 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (14.06%) Network Management
6 9 (14.06%) Project Management
6 9 (14.06%) SAP Security
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) Escalation Management
9 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.81%) BCP
10 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (7.81%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) JCL
2 12 (18.75%) REXX
2 12 (18.75%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) Shell Script
4 10 (15.63%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) Perl
4 10 (15.63%) VB
5 2 (3.13%) COBOL
5 2 (3.13%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 30 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Degree
4 10 (15.63%) MCSE
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.06%) CCNA
5 9 (14.06%) CCNP
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (14.06%) MCDBA
5 9 (14.06%) MCP
6 7 (10.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (7.81%) AAT
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (10.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.56%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Tivoli
2 9 (14.06%) OpenView
3 7 (10.94%) Control-M
4 3 (4.69%) MOM
5 2 (3.13%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (1.56%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.56%) OVSD
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) SCCM
6 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) HP
2 22 (34.38%) Oracle
3 21 (32.81%) IBM
4 18 (28.13%) CA
5 17 (26.56%) ServiceNow
6 14 (21.88%) SAP
7 10 (15.63%) BMC
8 6 (9.38%) Informatica
9 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco
10 2 (3.13%) Citrix
10 2 (3.13%) Teradata
10 2 (3.13%) VMware
11 1 (1.56%) AppSense
11 1 (1.56%) Lotus
11 1 (1.56%) ThinPrint
11 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software