The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.96% 3.41% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 3.71% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 20
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £358 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £60.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-28.08% +56.86%
Architect
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
797 836 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.14% 91.87% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 508 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Milton Keynes region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Milton Keynes region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 30 (21.13%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) SOA
3 26 (18.31%) Oracle
4 25 (17.61%) Middleware
5 21 (14.79%) Migration
5 21 (14.79%) SQL
6 20 (14.08%) TOGAF
7 19 (13.38%) SOAP
8 18 (12.68%) Java
8 18 (12.68%) Firewall
8 18 (12.68%) Information Security
9 17 (11.97%) UML
10 16 (11.27%) Web Services
10 16 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (11.27%) Degree
11 15 (10.56%) UNIX
11 15 (10.56%) IBM
11 15 (10.56%) GIAC
11 15 (10.56%) CISSP
12 14 (9.86%) Retail
12 14 (9.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (9.86%) Cyber Security
13 13 (9.15%) Patch Management
13 13 (9.15%) Security Patching
13 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (9.15%) Security Testing
13 13 (9.15%) OWASP
13 13 (9.15%) Service Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (8.45%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.52%) Documentum
4 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.82%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.70%) Lync
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.70%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) PaaS
2 1 (0.70%) IaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.82%) LDAP
2 4 (2.82%) LAN
2 4 (2.82%) WLAN
2 4 (2.82%) WAN
2 4 (2.82%) SAN
2 4 (2.82%) X.500
3 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.41%) Intranet
4 2 (1.41%) Internet
4 2 (1.41%) Extranet
4 2 (1.41%) SMS
5 1 (0.70%) SNMP
5 1 (0.70%) DWDM
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.23%) MySQL
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.82%) OLTP
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.11%) DB2
8 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.11%) Big Data
9 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 30 (21.13%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Legal
4 5 (3.52%) Automotive
4 5 (3.52%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Billing
5 3 (2.11%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.41%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.61%) Middleware
2 19 (13.38%) SOAP
3 16 (11.27%) Web Services
4 12 (8.45%) REST
5 5 (3.52%) .NET
6 4 (2.82%) XML
6 4 (2.82%) SAML
6 4 (2.82%) Spring
6 4 (2.82%) Java EE
7 3 (2.11%) JSP
7 3 (2.11%) jBPM
7 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.11%) J2EE
8 2 (1.41%) EJB
9 1 (0.70%) Struts
9 1 (0.70%) Cocoa
9 1 (0.70%) Ajax
9 1 (0.70%) RESTful
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone SDK
9 1 (0.70%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.52%) GIS
6 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.82%) Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) SCADA
7 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.11%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone
9 1 (0.70%) DataPower
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) UNIX
2 13 (9.15%) Windows
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.72%) SOA
2 21 (14.79%) Migration
3 20 (14.08%) TOGAF
4 18 (12.68%) Information Security
5 17 (11.97%) UML
6 16 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (9.86%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (9.86%) Cyber Security
8 13 (9.15%) Patch Management
8 13 (9.15%) Security Patching
8 13 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (9.15%) Security Testing
8 13 (9.15%) OWASP
8 13 (9.15%) ETL
8 13 (9.15%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.15%) Service Management
9 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.45%) Data Management
9 12 (8.45%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.79%) SQL
2 18 (12.68%) Java
3 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.41%) Scala
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) Python
5 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Degree
2 15 (10.56%) GIAC
2 15 (10.56%) CISSP
3 10 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.11%) CISM
7 2 (1.41%) CISMP
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.70%) MCP
8 1 (0.70%) MCSE
8 1 (0.70%) CCIE
8 1 (0.70%) CCSP
8 1 (0.70%) CCNA
8 1 (0.70%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) MCTS
8 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.70%) UAG
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.70%) HDFS
2 1 (0.70%) NFS
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.70%) OVSD
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
2 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Oracle
2 15 (10.56%) IBM
3 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.04%) VMware
4 10 (7.04%) Cisco
5 7 (4.93%) SAP
6 6 (4.23%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.52%) EMC
7 5 (3.52%) NetApp
8 4 (2.82%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.82%) Brocade
8 4 (2.82%) Akamai
8 4 (2.82%) F5
8 4 (2.82%) Intel
8 4 (2.82%) HP
9 2 (1.41%) Juniper
9 2 (1.41%) Informatica
9 2 (1.41%) JDA
9 2 (1.41%) Adobe
10 1 (0.70%) Cloudera