Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 100 84
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 4 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.42% 2.18% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 5.63% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 12
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -16.13%
North East median daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.62% +41.89% +28.70%
10th Percentile £26.25 £51.25 £26.10
90th Percentile £28.75 £53.75 £41.30
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -47.62% +64.06% +11.30%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 368 782 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.78% 38.81% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 572 312
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +1.25%
10th Percentile £262 £280 £246
90th Percentile £603 £532 £599
North East median daily rate £375 £375 £405
% change year-on-year - -7.41% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 36
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.43 £29.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +12.62% +43.06%
10th Percentile £10.30 £15.88 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.48 £38.38
North East median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +24.44% +25.00%

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 23 January 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 2 - - 1
Sunderland -3 2 - -
Mainframe
North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) MVS Support
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) VME
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow