Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Infrastructure Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 85 89
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 13 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.47% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £395 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.91% -2.35% -19.10%
10th Percentile £500 £357 £372
90th Percentile £540 £400 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £395 £405
% change year-on-year +32.91% -2.35% -19.10%
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 1,539 1,165 1,619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 91.95% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 680 785
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.06% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 80
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 £13.61 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% +0.81% -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +11.54%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Milton Keynes

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
1 9 (69.23%) Blue Coat
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics

Infrastructure 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
1 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Blue Coat
1 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Brocade
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec