The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 66 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.25% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£475 £548 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.24% +47.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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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
776 833 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.40% 91.54% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 502 296
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 58
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 £10.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) BPEL
2 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 6 (46.15%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Strategic Management
5 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (15.38%) Windows

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Struts
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
1 6 (46.15%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
1 6 (46.15%) BPEL
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Management
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) F5