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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 78 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.71% 1.75% 3.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 5.04% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £19.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+147.36% -51.89%

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
248 238 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.13% 34.74% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 170 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £11.33 £12.29 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +29.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 28 February 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 -10 3 £375 +15.38%
Sunderland +1 2 - -
Mainframe
North East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 (65.00%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) AIX
3 20 (50.00%) Solaris
4 16 (40.00%) CA
5 15 (37.50%) zOS
6 14 (35.00%) Unix
6 14 (35.00%) Windows
6 14 (35.00%) Java
6 14 (35.00%) Perl
7 13 (32.50%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (30.00%) IBM
8 12 (30.00%) Migration
9 11 (27.50%) Tivoli
9 11 (27.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 11 (27.50%) Middleware
9 11 (27.50%) VB
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
10 10 (25.00%) HPUX
10 10 (25.00%) Control-M
10 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (25.00%) Security Patching
11 9 (22.50%) Application Discovery
12 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
13 7 (17.50%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (15.00%) Change Management

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 (2.50%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) DB2
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Ingres
3 3 (7.50%) Adabas
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Applications Architect
4 8 (20.00%) Migration Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Product Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Products Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) DBA
7 5 (12.50%) Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.50%) Mainframe Support
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Programmer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Support
9 2 (5.00%) Technologist
10 1 (2.50%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Operations Support Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) EFT
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Tandem
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) AIX
3 20 (50.00%) Solaris
4 15 (37.50%) zOS
5 14 (35.00%) Unix
5 14 (35.00%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
7 10 (25.00%) HPUX
8 4 (10.00%) MVS
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.00%) VME
9 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Migration
3 10 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 9 (22.50%) Application Discovery
5 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Change Control
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 4 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (10.00%) Database Security
8 4 (10.00%) DevOps
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.00%) ITSM
10 2 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
1 14 (35.00%) Perl
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) VB
4 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) NATURAL
6 2 (5.00%) REXX
7 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Tivoli
2 10 (25.00%) Control-M
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) CA
2 12 (30.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) SAP