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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Architect
Rank 573 559 570
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.022% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Mainframe Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) LPAR
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
4 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) REXX
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) RACF
4 1 (16.67%) XPEDITER
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Mainframe Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) XPEDITER
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) LPAR
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
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