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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 67 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 19 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.30% 1.91% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.38% 5.39% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £565 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £26.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
298 241 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.12% 35.49% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 153 91
Median daily rate £394 £365 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -18 15 £400 +23.07%
Sunderland 0 4 - - 1
Mainframe
North East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) AIX
3 20 (44.44%) Solaris
4 16 (35.56%) CA
4 16 (35.56%) zOS
5 15 (33.33%) Java
6 14 (31.11%) Perl
6 14 (31.11%) Unix
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
7 13 (28.89%) SQL
7 13 (28.89%) IBM
7 13 (28.89%) Migration
7 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (24.44%) Middleware
8 11 (24.44%) Tivoli
8 11 (24.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 11 (24.44%) VB
8 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
8 11 (24.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
9 10 (22.22%) Security Patching
9 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) HPUX
9 10 (22.22%) Control-M
9 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) Application Discovery
11 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
12 7 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance

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 1 (2.22%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Adabas
2 5 (11.11%) DB2
3 4 (8.89%) Ingres
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.44%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Migration Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Product Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Products Support Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) DBA
7 5 (11.11%) Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Mainframe Support
9 2 (4.44%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (4.44%) Designer
9 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Software Development Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) EFT
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) AS400
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Tandem
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) AIX
3 20 (44.44%) Solaris
4 16 (35.56%) zOS
5 14 (31.11%) Unix
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
7 10 (22.22%) HPUX
8 4 (8.89%) MVS
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.44%) VME
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Security Patching
3 9 (20.00%) Application Discovery
4 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 5 (11.11%) Change Control
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 4 (8.89%) Database Security
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) Release Management
8 3 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (4.44%) Open Source
9 2 (4.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Perl
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) VB
5 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) REXX
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) NATURAL
8 1 (2.22%) COBOL
8 1 (2.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Tivoli
2 10 (22.22%) Control-M
3 4 (8.89%) Puppet
4 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) CA
2 13 (28.89%) IBM
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Informatica
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) BMC
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
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