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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 19 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 101 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.95% 5.46% 7.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 5.82% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 34
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £472
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £663 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.80 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -18.27%
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
1175 1117 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.45% 93.79% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 607 399
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 67
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £21.70 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 82 £460 -8.00%
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 47 (28.83%) Finance
2 33 (20.25%) Oracle
3 31 (19.02%) Middleware
4 30 (18.40%) SQL
5 26 (15.95%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (15.34%) SOA
7 24 (14.72%) Firewall
7 24 (14.72%) Migration
7 24 (14.72%) TOGAF
8 22 (13.50%) Web Services
8 22 (13.50%) UNIX
9 21 (12.88%) Windows
10 20 (12.27%) Service Management
11 19 (11.66%) SOAP
11 19 (11.66%) VMware
12 17 (10.43%) EAI
13 16 (9.82%) UML
13 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
13 16 (9.82%) Cisco
13 16 (9.82%) IBM
13 16 (9.82%) Retail
13 16 (9.82%) Degree
14 15 (9.20%) WebSphere
14 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (9.20%) Java
14 15 (9.20%) ETL
14 15 (9.20%) Analytics
15 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.98%) E-Commerce
16 12 (7.36%) Information Security

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (9.20%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (3.68%) Documentum
4 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.23%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.23%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) Firewall
2 12 (7.36%) LAN
2 12 (7.36%) WAN
3 11 (6.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (6.13%) WLAN
5 7 (4.29%) Intranet
5 7 (4.29%) Internet
5 7 (4.29%) Extranet
6 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.68%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (3.68%) MPLS
7 5 (3.07%) DWDM
8 4 (2.45%) SAN
8 4 (2.45%) VPN
8 4 (2.45%) LDAP
8 4 (2.45%) OSPF
8 4 (2.45%) BGP
8 4 (2.45%) EIGRP
8 4 (2.45%) X.500
9 3 (1.84%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.95%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.91%) OLTP
5 7 (4.29%) MySQL
6 6 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.84%) DB2
10 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.23%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.61%) Maven
2 1 (0.61%) Hudson
2 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 47 (28.83%) Finance
2 16 (9.82%) Retail
3 11 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.52%) Automotive
4 9 (5.52%) Legal
5 4 (2.45%) Billing
5 4 (2.45%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.02%) Middleware
2 22 (13.50%) Web Services
3 19 (11.66%) SOAP
4 12 (7.36%) REST
5 8 (4.91%) EJB
6 6 (3.68%) .NET
7 5 (3.07%) Java EE
7 5 (3.07%) SAML
8 4 (2.45%) XML
9 3 (1.84%) JSP
9 3 (1.84%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.84%) Spring
10 2 (1.23%) jBPM
11 1 (0.61%) JAX-WS
11 1 (0.61%) JPA
11 1 (0.61%) Servlets
11 1 (0.61%) CSS
11 1 (0.61%) XSD
11 1 (0.61%) JMS
11 1 (0.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.29%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.07%) Clustering
4 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.45%) PKI
6 3 (1.84%) SCADA
6 3 (1.84%) Blog
6 3 (1.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) IVR
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.50%) UNIX
2 21 (12.88%) Windows
3 10 (6.13%) Linux
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (1.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.34%) SOA
2 24 (14.72%) Migration
2 24 (14.72%) TOGAF
3 20 (12.27%) Service Management
4 17 (10.43%) EAI
5 16 (9.82%) UML
6 15 (9.20%) ETL
6 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (9.20%) Analytics
7 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.98%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.36%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.36%) Information Security
8 12 (7.36%) Workflow
8 12 (7.36%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (7.36%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.13%) Asset Management
10 10 (6.13%) Data Management
10 10 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) SQL
2 15 (9.20%) Java
3 6 (3.68%) Perl
3 6 (3.68%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) CISSP
3 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.52%) GIAC
5 6 (3.68%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.45%) CCIE
7 3 (1.84%) CCNP
7 3 (1.84%) CCIP
7 3 (1.84%) CCNA
7 3 (1.84%) CISM
8 2 (1.23%) CISMP
8 2 (1.23%) CCDE
9 1 (0.61%) APMP
9 1 (0.61%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.61%) CCDP
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.45%) QA
3 3 (1.84%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) GPFS
3 1 (0.61%) NFS
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) OVSD
1 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (20.25%) Oracle
2 19 (11.66%) VMware
3 16 (9.82%) Cisco
3 16 (9.82%) IBM
4 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.13%) Business Objects
5 9 (5.52%) HP
6 8 (4.91%) Intel
6 8 (4.91%) Brocade
7 7 (4.29%) SAP
8 6 (3.68%) NetApp
8 6 (3.68%) Greenplum
9 5 (3.07%) EMC
10 4 (2.45%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.45%) Juniper
10 4 (2.45%) Akamai
11 3 (1.84%) JDA
12 2 (1.23%) Informatica
12 2 (1.23%) Adobe
12 2 (1.23%) F5