Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architect
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 80 105
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.51% 1.79% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.93% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £463 £400 £425
90th Percentile £596 £650 £575
South East median daily rate £525 £550 £505
% change year-on-year -4.55% +8.91% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,066 1,606 2,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 92.56% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 855 1,076
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% +8.93%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £238
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 74 100
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.11% +11.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.00 £9.48
90th Percentile £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.88%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 29 £500 -16.67% 1
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Citrix
4 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
8 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Vista
8 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) SCCM
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) Firewall
9 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
9 8 (24.24%) HP
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (21.21%) MCSE
10 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
10 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
10 7 (21.21%) SCOM
10 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.21%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Vista
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
5 6 (18.18%) Android
5 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Network Design
8 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) CCSP
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.15%) MCITP
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
4 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Citrix
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 8 (24.24%) HP
5 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
5 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.18%) Apple
6 6 (18.18%) NetApp
6 6 (18.18%) SAP
7 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.09%) Sun
9 2 (6.06%) StorageTek
10 1 (3.03%) Pega