The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes 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.

Architect
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 92 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.42% 6.02% 7.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.85% 6.23% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 41
Median daily rate £525 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £630 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 716 642 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.63% 96.69% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 342 447
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 23
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 90 (55.90%) Security Cleared
2 77 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 66 (40.99%) Windows
4 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
5 49 (30.43%) Office 365
6 37 (22.98%) Windows 10
6 37 (22.98%) Cisco
6 37 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (22.36%) VMware
8 31 (19.25%) DV Cleared
9 30 (18.63%) ITIL
10 29 (18.01%) Citrix
11 27 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
13 23 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 23 (14.29%) Finance
13 23 (14.29%) Migration
14 22 (13.66%) DevOps
15 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (13.04%) WAN
15 21 (13.04%) Java
16 20 (12.42%) Firewall
16 20 (12.42%) Service Management
17 19 (11.80%) SharePoint
17 19 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
19 16 (9.94%) Project Management
19 16 (9.94%) Palo Alto
20 15 (9.32%) HP

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (11.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.83%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (3.73%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.11%) Apache
5 4 (2.48%) IIS
6 3 (1.86%) Confluence
6 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) Kentico
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 49 (30.43%) Office 365
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.35%) PaaS
5 6 (3.73%) Bluemix
5 6 (3.73%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (3.11%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) WAN
2 20 (12.42%) Firewall
3 18 (11.18%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (8.70%) SAN
5 11 (6.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (6.83%) LAN
6 9 (5.59%) BGP
6 9 (5.59%) BIG-IP
6 9 (5.59%) DHCP
6 9 (5.59%) VLAN
7 8 (4.97%) ICMP
7 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.97%) Wireless
8 6 (3.73%) Internet
9 4 (2.48%) NAS
10 3 (1.86%) VPN
11 2 (1.24%) ATM
12 1 (0.62%) SDH
12 1 (0.62%) VoIP
12 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.48%) Big Data
3 4 (2.48%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.86%) Redis
5 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) MSI
2 4 (2.48%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.48%) JIRA
3 3 (1.86%) Appium
3 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.86%) Calabash
3 3 (1.86%) Selenium
3 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.62%) Babel
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) GitLab
4 1 (0.62%) Gradle
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 23 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Banking
2 11 (6.83%) Retail
3 5 (3.11%) Electronics
3 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.11%) Marketing
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.62%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.70%) Spring
2 8 (4.97%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.35%) REST
4 6 (3.73%) CSS
4 6 (3.73%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.73%) HTML
4 6 (3.73%) HTML5
4 6 (3.73%) J2EE
4 6 (3.73%) JDBC
4 6 (3.73%) JMS
4 6 (3.73%) JMX
4 6 (3.73%) Node.js
5 5 (3.11%) Cocoa
5 5 (3.11%) CSS3
5 5 (3.11%) D3.js
5 5 (3.11%) Java EE
5 5 (3.11%) React
6 3 (1.86%) .NET
6 3 (1.86%) jQuery
7 2 (1.24%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Fat Client
1 10 (6.21%) Thin Client
2 7 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.73%) Clustering
3 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.73%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.11%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) EPoS
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.99%) Windows
2 37 (22.98%) Windows 10
3 12 (7.45%) Windows Vista
4 10 (6.21%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.59%) Linux
5 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.97%) Android
7 6 (3.73%) Solaris
8 5 (3.11%) AIX
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Unix
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.63%) ITIL
3 23 (14.29%) Migration
4 22 (13.66%) DevOps
5 20 (12.42%) Service Management
6 16 (9.94%) Project Management
7 14 (8.70%) Network Design
7 14 (8.70%) Service Design
8 13 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.07%) Protective Monitoring
8 13 (8.07%) SOA
8 13 (8.07%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (8.07%) TOGAF
9 11 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.21%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.59%) BDD
12 8 (4.97%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.97%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.97%) Microservices
12 8 (4.97%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.04%) Java
2 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.59%) Ruby
4 8 (4.97%) Apple Swift
4 8 (4.97%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.73%) Go
6 5 (3.11%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.48%) C#
7 4 (2.48%) SQL
7 4 (2.48%) VB
8 3 (1.86%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) Clojure
9 1 (0.62%) ES6
9 1 (0.62%) F#
9 1 (0.62%) Scala
9 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 90 (55.90%) Security Cleared
2 77 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 31 (19.25%) DV Cleared
4 21 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.21%) CCIE
6 9 (5.59%) CCNP
7 8 (4.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.73%) MCSE
9 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.48%) CCNA
11 3 (1.86%) Degree
11 3 (1.86%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.86%) MCITP
12 2 (1.24%) GSAE
13 1 (0.62%) CCSP
13 1 (0.62%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.62%) MCP
13 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) SLA
2 11 (6.83%) GPG13
3 2 (1.24%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
3 23 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (8.07%) XenApp
5 10 (6.21%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.73%) Docker
7 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (8.07%) AppDNA
2 12 (7.45%) SCCM
3 9 (5.59%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.97%) SCOM
5 6 (3.73%) OVSD
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.24%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.62%) Ansible
9 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.62%) MOM
9 1 (0.62%) Nagios
9 1 (0.62%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.98%) Cisco
3 36 (22.36%) VMware
4 29 (18.01%) Citrix
5 16 (9.94%) Palo Alto
6 15 (9.32%) HP
7 11 (6.83%) AppSense
7 11 (6.83%) F5
8 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.35%) NetApp
10 5 (3.11%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle
10 5 (3.11%) SAP
11 4 (2.48%) Google
11 4 (2.48%) StorageTek
11 4 (2.48%) Sun
12 3 (1.86%) IBM
12 3 (1.86%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.24%) Juniper
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