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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 24 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.16% 7.63% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 7.92% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 28
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £479
% change year-on-year
- +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+8.71% +10.92%
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
663 758 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.99% 96.44% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 402 359
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 40
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 (30.97%) Windows
2 32 (28.32%) Oracle
3 30 (26.55%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.35%) Finance
5 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
6 22 (19.47%) SOA
7 21 (18.58%) SQL
8 20 (17.70%) Middleware
8 20 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (17.70%) VMware
8 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
9 19 (16.81%) Retail
9 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
10 18 (15.93%) .NET
10 18 (15.93%) UML
10 18 (15.93%) Data Modelling
10 18 (15.93%) TOGAF
10 18 (15.93%) SC Cleared
10 18 (15.93%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (15.04%) Data Integration
12 16 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (14.16%) SAP
13 15 (13.27%) Java
13 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (13.27%) Zachman Framework
13 15 (13.27%) Data Centre
14 14 (12.39%) IBM
14 14 (12.39%) JCL
15 13 (11.50%) Service Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.62%) CICS
2 10 (8.85%) MQSeries
3 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.77%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) Documentum
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Firewall
1 9 (7.96%) Internet
1 9 (7.96%) iSCSI
2 6 (5.31%) NAS
2 6 (5.31%) SAN
2 6 (5.31%) SMTP
3 4 (3.54%) FTP
4 3 (2.65%) Extranet
4 3 (2.65%) Intranet
5 2 (1.77%) IPsec
5 2 (1.77%) LAN
5 2 (1.77%) LDAP
5 2 (1.77%) Network Security
5 2 (1.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.77%) SSH
5 2 (1.77%) WAN
5 2 (1.77%) WEP
6 1 (0.88%) Junos
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.55%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.96%) Easytrieve
4 9 (7.96%) OLTP
5 7 (6.19%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.54%) DB2
7 4 (3.54%) Essbase
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.77%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.77%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 19 (16.81%) Retail
3 6 (5.31%) Automotive
4 5 (4.42%) Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Electronics
5 2 (1.77%) Law
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.70%) Middleware
2 18 (15.93%) .NET
3 12 (10.62%) SOAP
3 12 (10.62%) Web Services
4 9 (7.96%) ISPF
5 8 (7.08%) REST
6 6 (5.31%) WCF
7 5 (4.42%) MSMQ
8 4 (3.54%) J2EE
8 4 (3.54%) JMS
8 4 (3.54%) Spring
9 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.65%) EJB
9 3 (2.65%) SAP PI
10 2 (1.77%) Servlets
11 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Data Integration
2 15 (13.27%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.73%) Clustering
4 10 (8.85%) N-Tier
5 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.31%) HACMP
7 5 (4.42%) SCADA
8 4 (3.54%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.65%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.65%) Social Media
9 3 (2.65%) User Experience
10 2 (1.77%) CESG
10 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.77%) VSAM
11 1 (0.88%) NHS
11 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.97%) Windows
2 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.62%) Unix
5 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.85%) zOS
6 7 (6.19%) AIX
6 7 (6.19%) Solaris
7 5 (4.42%) CentOS
7 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.65%) Linux
10 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) SOA
2 18 (15.93%) Data Modelling
2 18 (15.93%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (15.93%) TOGAF
2 18 (15.93%) UML
3 16 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.27%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (11.50%) Service Management
6 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.73%) Migration
7 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.85%) High Availability
8 10 (8.85%) Test Planning
9 9 (7.96%) Data Architecture
9 9 (7.96%) Data Management
9 9 (7.96%) EAI
9 9 (7.96%) ITIL
10 8 (7.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 15 (13.27%) Java
3 14 (12.39%) JCL
4 12 (10.62%) Assembly Language
4 12 (10.62%) C++
4 12 (10.62%) COBOL
4 12 (10.62%) REXX
5 9 (7.96%) CLIST
6 8 (7.08%) C#
7 3 (2.65%) ABAP
7 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.77%) Perl
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.50%) Degree
3 13 (11.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Cyber Scheme
4 3 (2.65%) MCP
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.65%) OSCP
5 2 (1.77%) APMP
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.77%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.77%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (0.88%) CCIE
6 1 (0.88%) CCSE
6 1 (0.88%) CCSP
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.31%) GPFS
4 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.42%) NFS
5 3 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.77%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.77%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) OpenView
1 4 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.65%) OVSD
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 32 (28.32%) Oracle
2 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.70%) VMware
4 16 (14.16%) SAP
5 14 (12.39%) IBM
6 12 (10.62%) HP
7 11 (9.73%) CA
7 11 (9.73%) Intel
8 7 (6.19%) NetApp
9 5 (4.42%) Informatica
9 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.42%) Sun
10 4 (3.54%) Adobe
10 4 (3.54%) StorageTek
11 3 (2.65%) Citrix
11 3 (2.65%) FatWire
11 3 (2.65%) Guidewire
11 3 (2.65%) hybris
11 3 (2.65%) Pega
11 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
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