The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 60 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 16 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.17% 0.30% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.31% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £453
% change year-on-year - +10.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 650 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.47% 96.73% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1403 1920
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 132
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.88 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Network Design
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
6 5 (29.41%) NetApp
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (29.41%) SAP
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
6 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Marketing
6 5 (29.41%) Electronics
6 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) Finance

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 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 6 (35.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Capacity Management
3 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) StorageTek
6 1 (5.88%) Sun
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