The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 80 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% 2.06% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.85% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £359 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £850 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
980 737 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.52% 72.47% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 396 305
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Technical Architecture
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 -6 5 £700 +102.89% 1
Amersham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) OLTP
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Intel
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) GPFS
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Retail

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) OLTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) HACMP
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) GPFS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Intel
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO