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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 63 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.87% 3.56% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.47% 3.83% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 21
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£450 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £401 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £745 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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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
744 861 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.88% 92.98% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 510 281
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 46
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Middleware
2 29 (21.01%) Oracle
3 25 (18.12%) SOA
4 23 (16.67%) Web Services
5 21 (15.22%) SQL
5 21 (15.22%) Migration
5 21 (15.22%) Firewall
6 20 (14.49%) TOGAF
7 19 (13.77%) SOAP
8 17 (12.32%) UNIX
8 17 (12.32%) EAI
9 16 (11.59%) Degree
9 16 (11.59%) UML
9 16 (11.59%) Service Management
10 15 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (10.87%) IBM
10 15 (10.87%) Retail
11 14 (10.14%) Data Management
11 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (10.14%) Workflow
12 13 (9.42%) CISSP
12 13 (9.42%) ETL
12 13 (9.42%) Windows
12 13 (9.42%) Java
12 13 (9.42%) Information Security
13 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (8.70%) Data Migration
13 12 (8.70%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (7.97%) Oracle Workflow
1 11 (7.97%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.35%) Documentum
3 4 (2.90%) ArcGIS
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) Lync
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.22%) Firewall
2 7 (5.07%) Intranet
2 7 (5.07%) Internet
2 7 (5.07%) Extranet
3 6 (4.35%) WLAN
3 6 (4.35%) WAN
3 6 (4.35%) LAN
4 4 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (2.90%) SAN
4 4 (2.90%) X.500
4 4 (2.90%) LDAP
5 3 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.45%) DMZ
6 2 (1.45%) MPLS
6 2 (1.45%) VoIP
6 2 (1.45%) ADSL
7 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.35%) MySQL
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.62%) OLTP
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.17%) DB2
9 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.72%) SQLite
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) HBase
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Legal
4 5 (3.62%) Automotive
5 4 (2.90%) Billing
6 3 (2.17%) Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Games
7 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.45%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.01%) Middleware
2 23 (16.67%) Web Services
3 19 (13.77%) SOAP
4 12 (8.70%) REST
5 7 (5.07%) EJB
6 5 (3.62%) .NET
7 4 (2.90%) SAML
7 4 (2.90%) XML
7 4 (2.90%) Java EE
8 3 (2.17%) jBPM
8 3 (2.17%) Spring
8 3 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.45%) JSP
10 1 (0.72%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (0.72%) iPhone SDK
10 1 (0.72%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.72%) RESTful
10 1 (0.72%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.62%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.90%) Clustering
5 4 (2.90%) GIS
6 3 (2.17%) SCADA
7 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) DataPower
8 1 (0.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) UNIX
2 13 (9.42%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) SOA
2 21 (15.22%) Migration
3 20 (14.49%) TOGAF
4 17 (12.32%) EAI
5 16 (11.59%) UML
5 16 (11.59%) Service Management
6 14 (10.14%) Data Management
6 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (10.14%) Workflow
7 13 (9.42%) ETL
7 13 (9.42%) Information Security
8 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.70%) Data Migration
9 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.25%) Cyber Security
10 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
10 10 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (7.25%) ITIL
11 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) SQL
2 13 (9.42%) Java
3 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Degree
2 13 (9.42%) CISSP
3 11 (7.97%) GIAC
4 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) CISM
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.45%) CCIE
8 2 (1.45%) CCDE
8 2 (1.45%) CISMP
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.72%) MCTS
9 1 (0.72%) APMP
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.72%) CCSP
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.72%) MCSE
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.72%) UAG
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.72%) NFS
3 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) OVSD
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
1 1 (0.72%) SCOM
1 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Oracle
2 15 (10.87%) IBM
3 12 (8.70%) VMware
4 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.52%) Cisco
6 6 (4.35%) SAP
7 5 (3.62%) HP
7 5 (3.62%) NetApp
7 5 (3.62%) EMC
7 5 (3.62%) Intel
8 4 (2.90%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.90%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.90%) Akamai
8 4 (2.90%) Brocade
9 3 (2.17%) Juniper
10 2 (1.45%) Informatica
10 2 (1.45%) JDA
10 2 (1.45%) Adobe
10 2 (1.45%) F5
11 1 (0.72%) Dell
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