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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 68 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.39% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.51% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£488 £520 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -
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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
642 587 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.89% 76.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 320 182
Average daily rate £375 £400 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) OLTP
3 5 (41.67%) Intel
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Extranet
6 2 (16.67%) HACMP
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) EJB
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) EAI
6 2 (16.67%) AIX

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Documentum
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Extranet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) OLTP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) EJB
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) HACMP
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) EAI
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) eTOM
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) GPFS
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Intel
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec