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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 46 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.00% 5.68% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 6.20% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 16
Average daily rate
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£476 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -1.66%
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
726 677 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 91.61% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 369 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 29 (32.22%) Finance
2 25 (27.78%) UNIX
3 22 (24.44%) TOGAF
4 20 (22.22%) Oracle
5 18 (20.00%) Service Management
6 15 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (15.56%) Firewall
8 13 (14.44%) LAN
8 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.33%) WAN
9 12 (13.33%) Windows
9 12 (13.33%) Migration
10 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (11.11%) Retail
12 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
12 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (10.00%) WLAN
13 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
13 8 (8.89%) EAI
13 8 (8.89%) UML
13 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
13 8 (8.89%) Web Services
13 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
13 8 (8.89%) VMware
13 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (8.89%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
14 7 (7.78%) Degree
14 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (5.56%) Documentum
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) Firewall
2 13 (14.44%) LAN
3 12 (13.33%) WAN
4 9 (10.00%) WLAN
5 7 (7.78%) Internet
6 6 (6.67%) MPLS
6 6 (6.67%) Intranet
6 6 (6.67%) Extranet
6 6 (6.67%) SAN
7 5 (5.56%) DMZ
7 5 (5.56%) VoIP
7 5 (5.56%) ADSL
8 3 (3.33%) OSPF
8 3 (3.33%) BGP
8 3 (3.33%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.22%) NAS
9 2 (2.22%) TACACS
9 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.44%) OLTP
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) DB2
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) HBase
6 1 (1.11%) Big Data
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (32.22%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.67%) Legal
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Web Services
2 7 (7.78%) Middleware
3 6 (6.67%) EJB
4 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) HTML
5 3 (3.33%) Dojo
6 2 (2.22%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.22%) Worklight
6 2 (2.22%) CSS3
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 2 (2.22%) Ajax
7 1 (1.11%) JSON
7 1 (1.11%) Java EE
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.11%) Symfony
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.11%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) Open Source
7 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) HACMP
7 1 (1.11%) DTV
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) UNIX
2 12 (13.33%) Windows
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) TOGAF
2 18 (20.00%) Service Management
3 12 (13.33%) Migration
4 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.89%) EAI
5 8 (8.89%) UML
6 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (7.78%) Workflow
7 6 (6.67%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Project Management
7 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.56%) Data Management
8 5 (5.56%) Network Design
8 5 (5.56%) Analytics
8 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.56%) RUP
8 5 (5.56%) DSDM
8 5 (5.56%) ETL
9 4 (4.44%) SOA
9 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Java
3 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) PHP5
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.56%) CCIE
4 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CCDE
5 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.11%) CCIP
5 1 (1.11%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) COBIT
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.11%) HDFS
4 1 (1.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Oracle
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco
6 4 (4.44%) Intel
6 4 (4.44%) NetApp
7 3 (3.33%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) EMC
7 3 (3.33%) Primavera
8 2 (2.22%) Juniper
8 2 (2.22%) Informatica
8 2 (2.22%) Altiris
8 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.11%) IronPort
9 1 (1.11%) Twitter
9 1 (1.11%) F5
9 1 (1.11%) Dell
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Symantec
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