The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Architect
Rank 624 607 597
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mainframe Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +5 4 £475 -
North West -6 3 £500 +11.11% 1
London 0 1 - -
Mainframe Architect
UK

Mainframe Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) MVS
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) AIX
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) zOS
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (5.56%) Packer
9 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (5.56%) CentOS
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (5.56%) High Availability
9 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis

Mainframe Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (5.56%) CICS
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) FishEye
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) MVS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) zOS
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) OS/400
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Packer
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) CA
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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