Period
to 17 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 25 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 64 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.94% 7.18% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.58% 7.60% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 69
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £412 £413 £432
90th Percentile £603 £675 £595
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £528 £500
% change year-on-year -0.47% +5.50% -4.31%
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 668 1,039 1,515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.45% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 628 785
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +2.40%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £258
90th Percentile £569 £588 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 82 65
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.36% -13.19% +26.32%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.16 £10.00
90th Percentile £19.00 £43.63 £20.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -14.29% +25.00%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020, 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 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 16 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.00%) Information Security
2 16 (25.00%) CISSP
3 15 (23.44%) GDPR
4 14 (21.88%) TOGAF Certification
4 14 (21.88%) GIAC
5 13 (20.31%) Degree
5 13 (20.31%) SANS
5 13 (20.31%) CLAS
5 13 (20.31%) OWASP
5 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
6 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (18.75%) Cisco
7 11 (17.19%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (17.19%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Retail
7 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
7 11 (17.19%) Patch Management
7 11 (17.19%) Security Patching
7 11 (17.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (17.19%) Security Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
9 9 (14.06%) Security Management
9 9 (14.06%) McAfee
9 9 (14.06%) Nessus
9 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling

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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Documentum
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Azure
2 6 (9.38%) AWS
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Stack
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.56%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.56%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) Extranet
6 1 (1.56%) HSRP
6 1 (1.56%) Intranet
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.13%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Burp Suite
General
1 11 (17.19%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Legal
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Publishing
5 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 3 (4.69%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) J2EE
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.56%) D3.js
4 1 (1.56%) EJB
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) DataPower
2 2 (3.13%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Information Security
1 16 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (20.31%) OWASP
2 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
3 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (17.19%) Patch Management
4 11 (17.19%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
4 11 (17.19%) Security Patching
4 11 (17.19%) Security Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
6 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.06%) Security Management
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.94%) CRM
8 7 (10.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (10.94%) Feasibility Study
8 7 (10.94%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Java
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) CISSP
2 14 (21.88%) GIAC
2 14 (21.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 13 (20.31%) CLAS
3 13 (20.31%) Degree
3 13 (20.31%) SANS
4 9 (14.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) CCIE
7 3 (4.69%) CCNP
7 3 (4.69%) CISM
7 3 (4.69%) MCSE
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.13%) CGEIT
8 2 (3.13%) CISA
8 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) CEH
9 1 (1.56%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.44%) GDPR
3 12 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (4.69%) NIST
4 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.56%) BS7799
5 1 (1.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.56%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) vCloud
3 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Nessus
2 3 (4.69%) Netcool
2 3 (4.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Cisco
2 11 (17.19%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (14.06%) McAfee
3 9 (14.06%) Qualys
3 9 (14.06%) Rapid7
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.50%) VMware
5 6 (9.38%) IBM
6 5 (7.81%) Juniper
7 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.69%) Capita
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 3 (4.69%) Pega
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.13%) Mitel
9 2 (3.13%) MuleSoft
9 2 (3.13%) Pardot