The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Mainframe Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Architect
Rank 608 625 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £495 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Mainframe Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Mainframe Architect in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 5 £525 -
West Midlands - 2 £495 -
London +16 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Mainframe Architect
UK

Mainframe Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Mainframe Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Mainframe Architect in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) zOS
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Content Management
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) CICS
5 3 (21.43%) MVS
6 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) AIX
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) AS400
7 1 (7.14%) Intranet
7 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (7.14%) JCL
7 1 (7.14%) Middleware
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability

Mainframe Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) zOS
2 3 (21.43%) MVS
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) OS/400
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Content Management
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) CA