The first table below looks at the demand for the Mainframe Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Architect
Rank 564 531 564
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.019% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Mainframe Architect
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Mainframe Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mainframe Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe Architect across the England region.

Mainframe Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Mainframe Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe Architect across the England region.

Mainframe Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mainframe Architect
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mainframe Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mainframe Architect in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (25.00%) LPAR
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) XPEDITER
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Mainframe Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mainframe Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mainframe Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) XPEDITER
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) LPAR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
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