The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 60 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 38 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.72% 1.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 1.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Median daily rate £500 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +17.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 987 919 1189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.67% 96.23% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 479 598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 41
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -40.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 34 £500 -13.04% 1
Amersham - 2 - -
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) Security Cleared
3 34 (47.22%) Office 365
4 31 (43.06%) Windows
5 30 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 26 (36.11%) VMware
7 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
9 21 (29.17%) Windows 10
10 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (22.22%) Citrix
12 15 (20.83%) DevOps
13 14 (19.44%) Migration
14 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
17 9 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (12.50%) Firewall
17 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
17 9 (12.50%) HP
17 9 (12.50%) SAN
17 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
17 9 (12.50%) Cisco
18 8 (11.11%) WAN
18 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
18 8 (11.11%) Java
18 8 (11.11%) Finance
18 8 (11.11%) Spring
18 8 (11.11%) OpenStack

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 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.94%) Apache
4 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (47.22%) Office 365
2 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 5 (6.94%) IaaS
5 5 (6.94%) PaaS
6 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
1 9 (12.50%) SAN
2 8 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
3 4 (5.56%) NAS
4 2 (2.78%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.39%) ATM
5 1 (1.39%) DWDM
5 1 (1.39%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) MPLS
5 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.39%) SDH
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.39%) WLAN
5 1 (1.39%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Big Data
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.56%) MS Access
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MSI
2 1 (1.39%) Babel
2 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Gradle
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 8 (11.11%) Spring
2 6 (8.33%) CSS
2 6 (8.33%) HTML
2 6 (8.33%) HTML5
2 6 (8.33%) Node.js
3 5 (6.94%) Cocoa
3 5 (6.94%) CSS3
3 5 (6.94%) D3.js
3 5 (6.94%) Middleware
3 5 (6.94%) React
3 5 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.56%) REST
5 3 (4.17%) Java EE
5 3 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) Akka
6 1 (1.39%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.39%) Kafka
6 1 (1.39%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Clustering
1 5 (6.94%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 5 (6.94%) Android
5 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 2 (2.78%) AIX
7 2 (2.78%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) DevOps
3 14 (19.44%) Migration
4 7 (9.72%) Project Management
5 6 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.94%) B2B
6 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.94%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.94%) Network Design
6 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (6.94%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.56%) Application Discovery
7 4 (5.56%) Business Development
7 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 4 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
3 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
3 5 (6.94%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) VBA
5 3 (4.17%) SQL
5 3 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) ES6
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
6 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Security Cleared
2 30 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.17%) MCITP
6 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) CCIE
7 1 (1.39%) CCSP
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) GPG13
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.17%) Docker
5 3 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 7 (9.72%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) AppDNA
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.17%) AirWatch
5 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Citrix
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) HP
5 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.33%) NetApp
7 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.56%) Google
8 4 (5.56%) StorageTek
8 4 (5.56%) Sun
9 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.17%) SAP
10 2 (2.78%) AppSense
10 2 (2.78%) F5
10 2 (2.78%) IBM
10 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.39%) Avaya
11 1 (1.39%) Computacenter
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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