The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Architect was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Architect
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 69 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% - 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £390 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.16% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +152.63%  

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 689 707 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.23% 95.41% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 379 385
Median daily rate £401 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.15 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

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 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Unix

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP