The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture 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
Technical Architecture
Rank 59 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 1.02% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.29% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £513 £488 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £49.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +12.50%
Technical Architecture
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.81% 78.88% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 348 318
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (25.81%) Intel
6 8 (25.81%) Unix
6 8 (25.81%) N-Tier
7 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (22.58%) AIX
7 7 (22.58%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) OLTP
7 7 (22.58%) SOA
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Service Management
7 7 (22.58%) Clustering
7 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
8 6 (19.35%) SOAP
8 6 (19.35%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) SAP
9 5 (16.13%) Solaris
9 5 (16.13%) NetApp

Technical Architecture
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 citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (22.58%) OLTP
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) DataStage
4 2 (6.45%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (6.45%) PowerCenter
4 2 (6.45%) QualityStage
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.45%) ClearQuest
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) TOGAF Architect
4 5 (16.13%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
5 4 (12.90%) iOS Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.68%) SAP Architect
6 3 (9.68%) SAP Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Zachman Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) SOA Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) SOAP
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) DOM
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (12.90%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) N-Tier
2 7 (22.58%) Clustering
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (12.90%) Blockchain
4 4 (12.90%) Cryptocurrency
4 4 (12.90%) HACMP
4 4 (12.90%) User Experience
5 2 (6.45%) CESG
5 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) AIX
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) MODAF
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) DSDM
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) ABAP
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) JCL
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) GPFS
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Intel
5 5 (16.13%) NetApp
5 5 (16.13%) SAP
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) StorageTek
7 2 (6.45%) Sun
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) GFI Software
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec