Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 56 83
Rank change year-on-year -35 +27 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 41 72 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.97% 3.70% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 3.90% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £495 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £437 £400 £400
90th Percentile £550 £650 £621
South East median daily rate £525 £538 £504
% change year-on-year -2.33% +6.70% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £62.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +69.01%

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 1,968 1,844 1,906
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.66% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 909 1,008
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £225 £253
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 65 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.85% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £9.59 £9.12 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.05 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.40%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -26 39 £495 -10.00%
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco
4 19 (46.34%) MS Exchange
5 18 (43.90%) Windows
6 17 (41.46%) NetApp
7 16 (39.02%) CheckPoint
7 16 (39.02%) Blue Coat
8 15 (36.59%) Firewall
9 14 (34.15%) HP
10 13 (31.71%) SAN
10 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (29.27%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
12 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
12 11 (26.83%) Linux
12 11 (26.83%) TOGAF
12 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (24.39%) XenApp
13 10 (24.39%) ITIL
14 9 (21.95%) SAP
14 9 (21.95%) MCSE
14 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (19.51%) WAN
15 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
15 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (19.51%) SC 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 19 (46.34%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Office 365
3 6 (14.63%) SaaS
4 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 3 (7.32%) PaaS
5 2 (4.88%) GitHub
5 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) SAN
3 8 (19.51%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) SSL
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.88%) GIS
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.88%) J2EE
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Clustering
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.32%) Unix
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) Android
8 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.88%) DC/OS
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) TOGAF
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Network Design
5 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
5 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.07%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.20%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) Conceptual Models
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 3 (7.32%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) MCSE
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) CCSP
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCITP
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) SSCP
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) XenApp
5 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco
5 17 (41.46%) NetApp
6 16 (39.02%) Blue Coat
6 16 (39.02%) CheckPoint
7 14 (34.15%) HP
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
9 9 (21.95%) SAP
10 2 (4.88%) ATG
10 2 (4.88%) Demandware
10 2 (4.88%) Google
10 2 (4.88%) hybris
10 2 (4.88%) IBM
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) Pega
11 1 (2.44%) StorageTek
11 1 (2.44%) Sun