Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £533 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 77 161 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.00% 10.38% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 10.90% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 90 89
Milton Keynes median daily rate £533 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +20.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £432 £400 £395
90th Percentile £595 £663 £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,463 1,477 1,373
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.23% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 735 755
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £221 £270 £232
90th Percentile £552 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 57 49
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +41.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.18 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.30 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -6.67%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) VMware
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (23.38%) .NET
4 16 (20.78%) NetApp
5 15 (19.48%) Firewall
5 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.48%) Finance
5 15 (19.48%) Linux
5 15 (19.48%) Cisco
6 14 (18.18%) Citrix
6 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 13 (16.88%) HP
7 13 (16.88%) Windows
8 12 (15.58%) ITIL
8 12 (15.58%) Apache
8 12 (15.58%) Java
8 12 (15.58%) SAP
8 12 (15.58%) Open Source
8 12 (15.58%) SaaS
9 11 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 11 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 11 (14.29%) C#
9 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 11 (14.29%) Conceptual Models
10 10 (12.99%) SAN
10 10 (12.99%) SQL
10 10 (12.99%) Oracle
10 10 (12.99%) SQL Server

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 12 (15.58%) Apache
2 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.79%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Documentum
5 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.60%) nginx
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.58%) SaaS
3 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.60%) iPaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Office 365
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) SAN
3 5 (6.49%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) SSL
4 4 (5.19%) Wireless
5 3 (3.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 2 (2.60%) Extranet
6 2 (2.60%) Internet
6 2 (2.60%) Intranet
7 1 (1.30%) BGP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.30%) ICMP
7 1 (1.30%) IPsec
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) OSPF
7 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Big Data
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.60%) GIS
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) OLTP
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.30%) Appium
3 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Calabash
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Kafka
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) LAMP
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.90%) REST
5 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.60%) EJB
5 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.60%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) J2EE
5 2 (2.60%) JSON
5 2 (2.60%) Node.js
5 2 (2.60%) OAuth
5 2 (2.60%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.60%) OpenID
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
5 2 (2.60%) Spring
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.60%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.60%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) HACMP
4 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) iSeries
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.79%) Unix
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Android
5 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.60%) AIX
6 2 (2.60%) DC/OS
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Solaris
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 12 (15.58%) ITIL
3 12 (15.58%) Open Source
4 11 (14.29%) Conceptual Models
4 11 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 7 (9.09%) Analytics
5 7 (9.09%) Service Management
5 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.79%) DevOps
6 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
6 6 (7.79%) Programme Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) Project Management
7 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.49%) ETL
7 5 (6.49%) Network Design
7 5 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) C#
3 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Scala
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (6.49%) MCP
4 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) CISSP
5 3 (3.90%) SSCP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.60%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
7 1 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) XenApp
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) Docker
5 3 (3.90%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.30%) GPFS
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) NetApp
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco
5 14 (18.18%) Citrix
6 13 (16.88%) HP
7 12 (15.58%) SAP
8 11 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 10 (12.99%) Oracle
10 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.90%) Google
11 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio
12 2 (2.60%) ATG
12 2 (2.60%) Demandware
12 2 (2.60%) Greenplum
12 2 (2.60%) hybris
12 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.60%) Sitecore