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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 78 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.82% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£520 £850 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
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
948 729 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.24% 71.68% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 375 318
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £63.55 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
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 24 October 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 - 4 £520 -
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OLTP
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (10.00%) HDFS
2 1 (10.00%) GPFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle