The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Mainframe Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Architect
Rank 446 434 432
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.009% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mainframe Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Mainframe Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mainframe Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mainframe Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mainframe Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Mainframe Architect Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 London region featuring Mainframe Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) zOS
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) CICS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

Mainframe Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft