Period
to 22 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £533 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 9 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 125 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.64% 12.45% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.82% 13.10% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 94 59
Median daily rate £533 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £461 £460 £431
90th Percentile £600 £688 £698
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £533 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -3.18% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 317 954 1,390
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.55% 95.02% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 576 747
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £282 £239 £215
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.07% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 115
Median hourly rate £15.07 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +7.41% -20.26%
10th Percentile £10.23 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.70 £20.40
Median hourly rate £15.69 £15.00 £14.05
% change year-on-year +4.62% +6.76% -18.55%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes.

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 22 September 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 24 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) Strategic Roadmap
3 20 (30.30%) Migration
4 19 (28.79%) VMware
4 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
5 17 (25.76%) Azure
5 17 (25.76%) Oracle
6 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (19.70%) IBM
8 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 11 (16.67%) SOAP
9 11 (16.67%) Windows
9 11 (16.67%) Big Data
10 10 (15.15%) SQL
10 10 (15.15%) SOA
10 10 (15.15%) ETL
10 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.64%) ERP
11 9 (13.64%) UML
11 9 (13.64%) REST
11 9 (13.64%) Data Governance
12 8 (12.12%) TOGAF
12 8 (12.12%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (12.12%) CRM
12 8 (12.12%) EAI
12 8 (12.12%) Middleware
12 8 (12.12%) Citrix
13 7 (10.61%) Salesforce.com

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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SPSS
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Azure
2 6 (9.09%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) OneDrive
4 3 (4.55%) AWS
4 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) Azure Stack
5 2 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.52%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) DMZ
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Extranet
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
4 1 (1.52%) Skype
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) Big Data
1 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.55%) QlikView
4 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.03%) Power BI
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
1 6 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Automotive
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) SOAP
2 9 (13.64%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) Middleware
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (10.61%) J2EE
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) 802.1X
6 2 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.52%) EJB
7 1 (1.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) DataPower
2 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) CESG
3 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Strategic Roadmap
2 20 (30.30%) Migration
3 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.15%) ETL
5 10 (15.15%) SOA
6 9 (13.64%) Data Governance
6 9 (13.64%) ERP
6 9 (13.64%) UML
7 8 (12.12%) CRM
7 8 (12.12%) EAI
7 8 (12.12%) TOGAF
8 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
9 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (6.06%) Architecture Roadmap
11 4 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) NCSC
2 1 (1.52%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) VMware NSX
3 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) VMware
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle
3 13 (19.70%) IBM
4 8 (12.12%) Citrix
5 7 (10.61%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.58%) Pardot
7 5 (7.58%) TIBCO
8 4 (6.06%) Capita
8 4 (6.06%) Zscaler
9 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.55%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.03%) NetApp
10 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.03%) SAP
11 1 (1.52%) Databricks
11 1 (1.52%) Sparx