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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 58 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.53% 4.22% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 18.18% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £18.21
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +89.45%
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
238 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.27% 23.21% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 28 21
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.97 £12.25 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Mainframe
North East

Mainframe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Adabas
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) NATURAL
1 2 (33.33%) BCP
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) VME
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Adabas
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Natural/Adabas Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Adabas Natural Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) BCP
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) NATURAL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM