The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 75 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.52% 1.42% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.90% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£485 £850 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.94% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £850 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £850 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
868 790 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.51% 74.95% 70.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 407 347
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 55
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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 +2 5 £520 -
Amersham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) OLTP
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) VMware

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
2 9 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) HACMP
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) eTOM
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Intel
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP