The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 103 57 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.51% 4.77% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.98% 5.14% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 39
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£465 £533 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £693 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1291 1110 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.10% 92.96% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 625 511
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 68
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.93 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 69 £450 -10.00% 8
High Wycombe - 13 £480 - 2
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 46 (25.00%) Finance
2 36 (19.57%) Firewall
3 35 (19.02%) Cisco
4 26 (14.13%) Oracle
5 25 (13.59%) SOA
6 23 (12.50%) Migration
7 21 (11.41%) Retail
7 21 (11.41%) Technical Architecture
7 21 (11.41%) Middleware
8 20 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (10.87%) TOGAF
9 18 (9.78%) Information Security
9 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (9.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (9.24%) Data Centre
10 17 (9.24%) CheckPoint
10 17 (9.24%) CISSP
11 16 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 16 (8.70%) LAN
11 16 (8.70%) Java
11 16 (8.70%) SQL
11 16 (8.70%) Telecoms
11 16 (8.70%) Cyber Security
12 15 (8.15%) Data Architecture
12 15 (8.15%) GIAC
12 15 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.15%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (8.15%) VPN
13 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.17%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.63%) Documentum
3 3 (1.63%) PowerExchange
4 2 (1.09%) SAS
4 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) Lync
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (1.09%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.54%) PaaS
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.57%) Firewall
2 16 (8.70%) LAN
3 15 (8.15%) VPN
4 14 (7.61%) OSPF
4 14 (7.61%) BGP
5 13 (7.07%) MPLS
6 12 (6.52%) WAN
7 11 (5.98%) Internet
7 11 (5.98%) BIG-IP
7 11 (5.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (5.43%) DNS
8 10 (5.43%) DHCP
9 9 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.89%) Unified Communications
10 7 (3.80%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.72%) LDAP
11 5 (2.72%) Wireless
11 5 (2.72%) EIGRP
11 5 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.17%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.72%) Big Data
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.72%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.72%) OLTP
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (2.17%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.63%) Xcelsius
7 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Ant
1 1 (0.54%) Xcode
1 1 (0.54%) Maven
1 1 (0.54%) Hudson
1 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Retail
3 16 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.35%) Automotive
5 7 (3.80%) Banking
6 6 (3.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.41%) Middleware
2 11 (5.98%) SOAP
2 11 (5.98%) Web Services
3 7 (3.80%) REST
4 6 (3.26%) XML
5 5 (2.72%) Spring
5 5 (2.72%) Java EE
6 4 (2.17%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.17%) SAML
6 4 (2.17%) JSP
7 3 (1.63%) J2EE
7 3 (1.63%) CSS
7 3 (1.63%) jBPM
7 3 (1.63%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.09%) SAP PI
8 2 (1.09%) EJB
9 1 (0.54%) .NET
9 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.54%) Servlets
9 1 (0.54%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.26%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.72%) GIS
5 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.17%) PKI
6 4 (2.17%) SCADA
7 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) Blog
7 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.09%) Social Media
8 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.54%) HACMP
9 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.07%) Windows
2 12 (6.52%) UNIX
3 6 (3.26%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) HPUX
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.59%) SOA
2 23 (12.50%) Migration
3 21 (11.41%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (10.87%) TOGAF
4 20 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (9.78%) Information Security
5 18 (9.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (8.70%) Cyber Security
6 16 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 15 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.15%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (8.15%) Data Architecture
8 14 (7.61%) Network Design
8 14 (7.61%) UML
8 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.07%) Service Management
9 13 (7.07%) OWASP
9 13 (7.07%) Security Testing
9 13 (7.07%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.70%) Java
1 16 (8.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.17%) C
2 4 (2.17%) Scala
3 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.63%) Python
4 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) CISSP
2 16 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.15%) GIAC
4 12 (6.52%) Degree
4 12 (6.52%) CCNP
5 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.80%) CCNA
8 6 (3.26%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.63%) CCIE
10 2 (1.09%) CCIP
10 2 (1.09%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.54%) MCTS
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) CCSE
11 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ISEB
11 1 (0.54%) CCSP
11 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.63%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.54%) UAG
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.54%) NFS
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.54%) HDFS
4 1 (0.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (1.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.54%) OVSD
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 35 (19.02%) Cisco
2 26 (14.13%) Oracle
3 17 (9.24%) CheckPoint
4 13 (7.07%) F5
4 13 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.52%) Avaya
5 12 (6.52%) VMware
6 11 (5.98%) SAP
7 9 (4.89%) HP
8 6 (3.26%) Juniper
8 6 (3.26%) Informatica
9 5 (2.72%) Intel
9 5 (2.72%) NetApp
9 5 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.72%) Brocade
10 3 (1.63%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.63%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.63%) JDA
10 3 (1.63%) Adobe
11 2 (1.09%) IBM
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