Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 74 83
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 26 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.35% 2.76% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.87% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £525 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -5.62% +23.61%
10th Percentile £431 £400 £391
90th Percentile £589 £588 £625
South East median daily rate £550 £514 £505
% change year-on-year +7.06% +1.73% +6.32%
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% +62.16%

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 1,829 2,129 1,811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 96.20% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 934 959
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £216 £231
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £42.75 £59.63 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.61% -11.15% +14.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -22 26 £500 -2.44% 4
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) NetApp
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
5 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) SAN
5 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
5 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) SaaS
6 8 (30.77%) TOGAF
7 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (19.23%) Network Design
8 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management

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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (30.77%) SaaS
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.54%) IaaS
4 3 (11.54%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) GitHub
5 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) iPaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) Kafka
3 2 (7.69%) LAMP
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) OAuth
3 2 (7.69%) OAuth2
3 2 (7.69%) OpenID
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) SAML
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) HP Storage
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.69%) DC/OS
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
3 5 (19.23%) Conceptual Models
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (7.69%) API Design
6 2 (7.69%) API Development
6 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (7.69%) Service Design
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.54%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SSCP
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 3 (11.54%) Docker
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) NetApp
4 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
4 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
5 8 (30.77%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) ATG
8 2 (7.69%) Demandware
8 2 (7.69%) Google
8 2 (7.69%) hybris
9 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
9 1 (3.85%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) Hitachi