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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 79 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.57% 5.19% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 5.56% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 37
Average daily rate
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£480 £440 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £383 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £462
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +28.57%
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
1149 1223 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.51% 93.43% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 698 428
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 63 78
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +24 65 £470 +4.44% 1
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 39 (22.94%) Finance
2 29 (17.06%) Oracle
2 29 (17.06%) SOA
3 28 (16.47%) Middleware
4 26 (15.29%) TOGAF
5 25 (14.71%) Firewall
6 24 (14.12%) SQL
6 24 (14.12%) Migration
7 23 (13.53%) Java
8 20 (11.76%) Information Security
8 20 (11.76%) SOAP
9 19 (11.18%) Windows
9 19 (11.18%) CISSP
10 18 (10.59%) UNIX
10 18 (10.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (10.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (10.00%) UML
11 17 (10.00%) Cisco
12 16 (9.41%) IBM
12 16 (9.41%) Web Services
12 16 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (9.41%) WebSphere
12 16 (9.41%) Degree
12 16 (9.41%) Retail
13 15 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (8.82%) VMware
13 15 (8.82%) GIAC
13 15 (8.82%) SQL Server
13 15 (8.82%) ETL
13 15 (8.82%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.94%) Documentum
4 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.35%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.18%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.18%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.71%) Firewall
2 10 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (4.71%) WAN
3 8 (4.71%) LAN
4 6 (3.53%) WLAN
5 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.94%) DWDM
5 5 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.35%) Wireless
6 4 (2.35%) X.500
6 4 (2.35%) SAN
6 4 (2.35%) VPN
6 4 (2.35%) LDAP
7 3 (1.76%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
8 2 (1.18%) SMS
8 2 (1.18%) Intranet
8 2 (1.18%) Internet
8 2 (1.18%) Extranet
8 2 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 15 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.71%) MySQL
5 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.94%) OLTP
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) Big Data
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.35%) DB2
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.18%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.59%) Xcode
2 1 (0.59%) Maven
2 1 (0.59%) Hudson
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 39 (22.94%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Retail
3 9 (5.29%) Automotive
4 8 (4.71%) Banking
5 7 (4.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.76%) Billing
6 3 (1.76%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.18%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.47%) Middleware
2 20 (11.76%) SOAP
3 16 (9.41%) Web Services
4 13 (7.65%) REST
5 6 (3.53%) XML
5 6 (3.53%) .NET
6 5 (2.94%) Spring
6 5 (2.94%) SAML
6 5 (2.94%) Java EE
7 4 (2.35%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.35%) JSP
8 3 (1.76%) J2EE
8 3 (1.76%) EJB
8 3 (1.76%) jBPM
9 1 (0.59%) Ajax
9 1 (0.59%) Cocoa
9 1 (0.59%) Struts
9 1 (0.59%) Servlets
9 1 (0.59%) XSD
9 1 (0.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.12%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (4.12%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.94%) Clustering
6 5 (2.94%) GIS
6 5 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.35%) PKI
8 3 (1.76%) SCADA
8 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.76%) Blog
8 3 (1.76%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.76%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.59%) iPhone
9 1 (0.59%) DataPower
9 1 (0.59%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.18%) Windows
2 18 (10.59%) UNIX
3 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.53%) Linux
5 2 (1.18%) AIX
5 2 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.06%) SOA
2 26 (15.29%) TOGAF
3 24 (14.12%) Migration
4 20 (11.76%) Information Security
5 18 (10.59%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (10.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (10.00%) UML
7 15 (8.82%) ETL
7 15 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.82%) Service Management
7 15 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.24%) Cyber Security
9 13 (7.65%) Patch Management
9 13 (7.65%) Security Patching
9 13 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.65%) Data Management
9 13 (7.65%) Security Testing
9 13 (7.65%) OWASP
10 12 (7.06%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.12%) SQL
2 23 (13.53%) Java
3 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.76%) Scala
5 2 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) CISSP
2 16 (9.41%) Degree
3 15 (8.82%) GIAC
4 13 (7.65%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.06%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.76%) CCNA
8 3 (1.76%) CISM
9 2 (1.18%) CCNP
9 2 (1.18%) CCIP
9 2 (1.18%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.18%) CISMP
10 1 (0.59%) MCTS
10 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.59%) ISEB
10 1 (0.59%) MCP
10 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.59%) HDFS
4 1 (0.59%) GPFS
4 1 (0.59%) UAG
4 1 (0.59%) NFS
4 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.59%) OVSD
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
3 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) Cisco
3 16 (9.41%) IBM
4 15 (8.82%) VMware
5 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.71%) HP
6 8 (4.71%) Brocade
6 8 (4.71%) SAP
7 7 (4.12%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.53%) NetApp
9 5 (2.94%) EMC
9 5 (2.94%) Intel
9 5 (2.94%) F5
10 4 (2.35%) Akamai
10 4 (2.35%) Juniper
10 4 (2.35%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.76%) JDA
12 2 (1.18%) Informatica
12 2 (1.18%) Adobe
12 2 (1.18%) Cloudera
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