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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 55 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 19 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.86% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate £450 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £478 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £498 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 10 £513 +5.12%
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Windows
5 11 (25.58%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) SAP
7 9 (20.93%) N-Tier
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
8 8 (18.60%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (18.60%) Banking
8 8 (18.60%) Retail
8 8 (18.60%) CRM
8 8 (18.60%) SOA
8 8 (18.60%) Unix
8 8 (18.60%) Intel
9 7 (16.28%) OLTP
9 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (16.28%) AIX
9 7 (16.28%) SOAP
9 7 (16.28%) XML
9 7 (16.28%) Java
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) Clustering
9 7 (16.28%) Migration
9 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) SMTP
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (16.28%) OLTP
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) DataStage
4 2 (4.65%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.65%) PowerCenter
4 2 (4.65%) QualityStage
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
1 2 (4.65%) JUnit
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.63%) iOS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) TOGAF Architect
6 5 (11.63%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Data Architect
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Architect
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Enterprise Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Virtualisation Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Zachman Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) SOAP
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 5 (11.63%) DOM
2 5 (11.63%) JSON
2 5 (11.63%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.63%) REST
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) N-Tier
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Blockchain
3 5 (11.63%) Cryptocurrency
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) User Experience
4 4 (9.30%) HACMP
5 2 (4.65%) CESG
5 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) AIX
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
2 8 (18.60%) CRM
2 8 (18.60%) SOA
2 8 (18.60%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) Requirements Management
4 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation
5 5 (11.63%) ERP
5 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) ABAP
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) JCL
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCSP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) GPFS
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView
1 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 10 (23.26%) SAP
5 8 (18.60%) Intel
6 5 (11.63%) NetApp
6 5 (11.63%) Sitecore
7 3 (6.98%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) StorageTek
8 2 (4.65%) Sun
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) GFI Software
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Informatica
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec