The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mainframes
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 76 45
Rank change year-on-year +33 -31  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 2 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.57% 3.49% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 8.17% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 7
Median daily rate £310 £262 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.32% -37.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +128.00%  

Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 124 575 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.63% 42.75% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 370 100
Median daily rate £360 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -5.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £216 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £484 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 53 14
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +86.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Mainframe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mainframe in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow