Period
to 24 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 24 July 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 90 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 -40 +15
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.53% 2.78% 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 7.01% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 37 20
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £270 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -29.64% +70.56%
10th Percentile £305 £170 £262
90th Percentile £315 £391 £450
North East median daily rate £310 £275 £380
% change year-on-year +12.73% -27.63% +68.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.33% -
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -25.33% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 360 885 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.26% 39.72% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 587 235
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £320 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -18.99% +23.44%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £231
90th Percentile £530 £499 £500
North East median daily rate £375 £320 £390
% change year-on-year +17.19% -17.95% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 61 27
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £10.82 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.67% +96.43% -17.89%
10th Percentile £9.71 £15.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £27.05 £29.00 £29.75
North East median hourly rate £10.82 £27.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -59.94% +80.00% -9.09%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe 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 6 months to 24 July 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
Sunderland +6 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 2 £310 +15.89%
Mainframe
North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (60.00%) Adabas
1 3 (60.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) MVS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) ISPF
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Mainframe
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Adabas
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Adabas DBA
2 2 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) MVS
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago