Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Infrastructure Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 87 85
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 11 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.63% 0.24% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.25% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £485 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +15.48% -9.19%
10th Percentile £400 £366 £350
90th Percentile £475 £625 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £485 £450
% change year-on-year -12.37% +7.78% -2.70%
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 1669 1185 1852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 93.01% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 654 948
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £215 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 54 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.93 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.38 £8.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £34.85 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%

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 21 November 2017, Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Network Design
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
5 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy

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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) StorageTek
6 1 (9.09%) Sun
6 1 (9.09%) SunGard
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec