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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 61 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.35% 5.59% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 6.04% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 26
Average daily rate
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£476 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
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
1078 943 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.56% 92.54% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 495 289
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 50 £500 +5.26% 10
Amersham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 28 (24.35%) Oracle
2 28 (24.35%) UNIX
3 25 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 19 (16.52%) Service Management
5 18 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (13.91%) Telecoms
6 16 (13.91%) Migration
7 15 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (13.04%) Windows
8 14 (12.17%) SQL
8 14 (12.17%) LAN
8 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.17%) Firewall
8 14 (12.17%) Analytics
9 13 (11.30%) WAN
9 13 (11.30%) Linux
10 12 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
11 11 (9.57%) IBM
11 11 (9.57%) Java
12 10 (8.70%) WLAN
12 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (8.70%) Retail
13 9 (7.83%) VMware
13 9 (7.83%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (7.83%) Degree
13 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (7.83%) EAI
13 9 (7.83%) ETL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (4.35%) Documentum
3 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.74%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.87%) Node.js
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) LAN
1 14 (12.17%) Firewall
2 13 (11.30%) WAN
3 10 (8.70%) WLAN
4 7 (6.09%) SAN
4 7 (6.09%) Internet
5 6 (5.22%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (5.22%) MPLS
5 6 (5.22%) Extranet
5 6 (5.22%) Intranet
6 5 (4.35%) DMZ
6 5 (4.35%) ADSL
6 5 (4.35%) VoIP
7 3 (2.61%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.61%) OSPF
7 3 (2.61%) BGP
8 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.74%) TACACS
8 2 (1.74%) NAS
8 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.48%) OLTP
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.61%) DB2
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.87%) HBase
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.87%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.70%) Retail
4 6 (5.22%) Legal
5 5 (4.35%) Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Military
7 1 (0.87%) Billing
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) Web Services
2 7 (6.09%) Middleware
3 6 (5.22%) EJB
4 4 (3.48%) CSS
5 3 (2.61%) .NET
6 2 (1.74%) HTML
6 2 (1.74%) Ajax
6 2 (1.74%) Java EE
6 2 (1.74%) jQuery
6 2 (1.74%) CSS3
7 1 (0.87%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.87%) Laravel
7 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.87%) Worklight
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.87%) HTML5
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.87%) Dojo
7 1 (0.87%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) DataPower
7 1 (0.87%) Open Source
7 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.87%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) EPoS
7 1 (0.87%) HACMP
7 1 (0.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) UNIX
2 15 (13.04%) Windows
3 13 (11.30%) Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) TOGAF
2 19 (16.52%) Service Management
3 16 (13.91%) Migration
4 14 (12.17%) Analytics
5 12 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (7.83%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (7.83%) EAI
7 9 (7.83%) ETL
8 8 (6.96%) UML
8 8 (6.96%) Project Management
8 8 (6.96%) Network Architecture
8 8 (6.96%) Workflow
9 7 (6.09%) ITIL
9 7 (6.09%) SOA
10 6 (5.22%) Business Analytics
10 6 (5.22%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.22%) BPEL
11 5 (4.35%) Network Design
11 5 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.17%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) Java
3 6 (5.22%) Python
3 6 (5.22%) Perl
4 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) PHP5
6 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (1.74%) CISSP
5 2 (1.74%) CISA
5 2 (1.74%) CISM
5 2 (1.74%) GSEC
5 2 (1.74%) CCDE
5 2 (1.74%) CSSLP
5 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) GCED
6 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.87%) CCIP
6 1 (0.87%) CCNA
6 1 (0.87%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) COBIT
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) HDFS
4 1 (0.87%) GPFS
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.87%) SCOM
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.57%) IBM
4 9 (7.83%) VMware
5 8 (6.96%) Business Objects
6 6 (5.22%) Greenplum
7 5 (4.35%) NetApp
7 5 (4.35%) Cisco
8 4 (3.48%) EMC
8 4 (3.48%) Intel
8 4 (3.48%) Primavera
9 3 (2.61%) HP
9 3 (2.61%) Informatica
10 2 (1.74%) Juniper
10 2 (1.74%) Altiris
10 2 (1.74%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.87%) Twitter
11 1 (0.87%) F5
11 1 (0.87%) IronPort
11 1 (0.87%) Dell
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