The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Architect
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Mainframe Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mainframe Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mainframe Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mainframe Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) FishEye
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Packer
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Mainframe Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FishEye
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Packer
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware