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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 22 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 82 75 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.90% 5.84% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 6.23% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 34
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£465 £450 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £419 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
1100 1203 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.59% 93.62% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 690 419
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 74
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 May 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 May 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 +25 63 £450 -4.25% 8
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 44 (26.35%) Finance
2 32 (19.16%) Middleware
3 31 (18.56%) Oracle
4 28 (16.77%) SQL
5 27 (16.17%) Firewall
6 26 (15.57%) SOA
6 26 (15.57%) TOGAF
7 23 (13.77%) Migration
7 23 (13.77%) Web Services
8 22 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (11.98%) UNIX
9 20 (11.98%) SOAP
10 19 (11.38%) Windows
11 18 (10.78%) Service Management
12 17 (10.18%) Retail
12 17 (10.18%) VMware
12 17 (10.18%) CISSP
12 17 (10.18%) EAI
13 16 (9.58%) UML
13 16 (9.58%) Java
13 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
13 16 (9.58%) IBM
13 16 (9.58%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (9.58%) Degree
14 15 (8.98%) WebSphere
14 15 (8.98%) Information Security
14 15 (8.98%) Data Management
14 15 (8.98%) ETL
14 15 (8.98%) Cisco
14 15 (8.98%) Data Centre

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (8.98%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (3.59%) Documentum
4 4 (2.40%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.60%) Lync
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (3.59%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.17%) Firewall
2 10 (5.99%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (5.99%) LAN
2 10 (5.99%) WAN
3 8 (4.79%) WLAN
4 7 (4.19%) Intranet
4 7 (4.19%) Internet
4 7 (4.19%) Extranet
5 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.99%) DWDM
6 4 (2.40%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.40%) MPLS
6 4 (2.40%) X.500
6 4 (2.40%) SAN
6 4 (2.40%) LDAP
6 4 (2.40%) VPN
7 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.80%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.20%) Multicast
8 2 (1.20%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.19%) MySQL
6 6 (3.59%) OLTP
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.40%) DB2
8 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.20%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.60%) Xcode
2 1 (0.60%) Maven
2 1 (0.60%) Ant
2 1 (0.60%) Hudson
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (26.35%) Finance
2 17 (10.18%) Retail
3 9 (5.39%) Automotive
4 8 (4.79%) Legal
5 6 (3.59%) Banking
5 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Billing
7 2 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.16%) Middleware
2 23 (13.77%) Web Services
3 20 (11.98%) SOAP
4 13 (7.78%) REST
5 8 (4.79%) EJB
6 6 (3.59%) .NET
6 6 (3.59%) XML
7 5 (2.99%) Java EE
7 5 (2.99%) SAML
8 4 (2.40%) Spring
8 4 (2.40%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.80%) jBPM
9 3 (1.80%) JSP
10 1 (0.60%) JAX-WS
10 1 (0.60%) JPA
10 1 (0.60%) Cocoa
10 1 (0.60%) JMS
10 1 (0.60%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.60%) XSD
10 1 (0.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.19%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (4.19%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.59%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.99%) Clustering
6 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.40%) GIS
7 4 (2.40%) PKI
8 3 (1.80%) SCADA
8 3 (1.80%) Blog
8 3 (1.80%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) DataPower
10 1 (0.60%) IVR
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.98%) UNIX
2 19 (11.38%) Windows
3 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.79%) Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 2 (1.20%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.57%) SOA
1 26 (15.57%) TOGAF
2 23 (13.77%) Migration
3 18 (10.78%) Service Management
4 17 (10.18%) EAI
5 16 (9.58%) UML
5 16 (9.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (8.98%) Information Security
6 15 (8.98%) Data Management
6 15 (8.98%) ETL
7 14 (8.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (8.38%) Workflow
8 13 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.78%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.78%) Analytics
9 12 (7.19%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.19%) Data Migration
10 11 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (6.59%) ITIL
10 11 (6.59%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.77%) SQL
2 16 (9.58%) Java
3 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.40%) Python
4 4 (2.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) CISSP
2 16 (9.58%) Degree
3 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.59%) GIAC
5 6 (3.59%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.80%) CCNA
7 3 (1.80%) CISM
8 2 (1.20%) CCIE
8 2 (1.20%) CCNP
8 2 (1.20%) CCIP
8 2 (1.20%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.20%) CISMP
8 2 (1.20%) CCDE
9 1 (0.60%) MCTS
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) UAG
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.60%) GPFS
4 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
1 1 (0.60%) SCOM
1 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.60%) OVSD
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) Oracle
2 17 (10.18%) VMware
3 16 (9.58%) IBM
4 15 (8.98%) Cisco
5 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.39%) HP
7 8 (4.79%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.79%) Brocade
8 7 (4.19%) SAP
9 6 (3.59%) NetApp
9 6 (3.59%) Intel
10 5 (2.99%) Juniper
10 5 (2.99%) EMC
11 4 (2.40%) Akamai
11 4 (2.40%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.40%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.80%) JDA
13 2 (1.20%) F5
13 2 (1.20%) Adobe
13 2 (1.20%) Informatica
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