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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 48 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.88% 1.85% 2.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.81% 6.19% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
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£410 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +14.58%
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
269 113 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.90% 29.89% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 75 22
Average daily rate £401 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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
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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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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 -14 19 £410 +82.22% 2
Mainframe
North East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 32 (72.73%) VME
2 20 (45.45%) COBOL
3 19 (43.18%) Relational Database
4 16 (36.36%) Tuxedo
5 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) Middleware
6 8 (18.18%) Oracle
7 7 (15.91%) Java
7 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 7 (15.91%) IDMS
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.64%) Validation
8 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 6 (13.64%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.36%) Linux
9 5 (11.36%) Finance
9 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (9.09%) OLTP
10 4 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
11 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.82%) Web Services
11 3 (6.82%) VB
11 3 (6.82%) Perl
11 3 (6.82%) IBM

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (36.36%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.27%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) IDMS
3 4 (9.09%) OLTP
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.27%) Adabas
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.27%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 7 (15.91%) Applications Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Author
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Development Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) VME
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) zOS
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) Validation
2 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.27%) Change Control
6 1 (2.27%) SDLC
6 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.27%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) COBOL
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) JCL
6 1 (2.27%) VB6
6 1 (2.27%) NATURAL
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) CA
3 2 (4.55%) ICL
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) HP
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