Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -24 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 61 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 2.64% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 3.18% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £650 £438 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -27.08% +33.33%
South East median daily rate £544 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,413 1,921 1,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.20% 83.27% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 911 765
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £253 £257
90th Percentile £588 £538 £574
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.42%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.00 £9.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 -20 6 £650 +50.72% 3
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Public Cloud
3 5 (62.50%) Skype
3 5 (62.50%) OneDrive
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) PMO
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) DB2
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science

Technical Architecture
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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
1 5 (62.50%) OneDrive
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
1 5 (62.50%) Unified Communications
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GitLab
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Solutions Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) eTOM
5 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle