Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.49% 2.38% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 6.10% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 39 14
North East median daily rate £310 £380 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -8.16% +83.89%
10th Percentile £305 £215 £310
90th Percentile £315 £440 £925
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -24.32% +28.70%
10th Percentile £26.25 £23.18 £25.40
90th Percentile £28.75 £41.25 £40.45
England median hourly rate £27.50 £32.40 £26.38
% change year-on-year -15.12% +22.84% -0.47%

Mainframe is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 412 1050 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.80% 38.98% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 716 383
North East median daily rate £375 £344 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% -15.06% +9.46%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £248
90th Percentile £585 £513 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 66 45
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +9.80% +41.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.13 £10.67
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.75 £41.30
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the North East

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mainframe in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in the North East

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in the North East

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 6 £310 -17.94%
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (50.00%) Adabas
1 3 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (33.33%) zOS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) ISPF
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) MVS

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (50.00%) Adabas
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (16.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP