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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 64 70 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% 0.69% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.93% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £775 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +180.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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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
681 642 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.56% 73.37% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 367 229
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) N-Tier
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) OLTP
2 6 (46.15%) Intel
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) EJB
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) EAI
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Extranet
5 2 (15.38%) HACMP
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (7.69%) Documentum
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Extranet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (46.15%) OLTP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.69%) HBase
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) EJB
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) HACMP
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) EAI
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) DSDM
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) GIAC
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) GPFS
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
3 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Intel
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec