The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mainframe Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Architect
Rank 636 644 622
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Architect 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Mainframe Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mainframe Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mainframe Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mainframe Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mainframe Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Mainframe Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe Architect within the UK.

Mainframe Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mainframe Architect
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England +18 9 £475 +5.55% 1
North West +4 4 £525 +16.66%
Manchester -5 4 £525 +16.66%
Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Sheffield - 3 £475 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
London - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

Mainframe Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 featuring Mainframe Architect in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (61.11%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 5 (27.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) Content Management
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) MVS
7 3 (16.67%) CICS
7 3 (16.67%) DB2
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) zOS
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) AIX
8 2 (11.11%) CA
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.56%) Firewall
9 1 (5.56%) AS400
9 1 (5.56%) Replication
9 1 (5.56%) VMware
9 1 (5.56%) Intranet
9 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
9 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Mainframe Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
General
1 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (27.78%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) MVS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) zOS
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) SOA
1 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) COBOL
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%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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