The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Architect
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 23 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.09% 1.87% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 1.95% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 4
Median daily rate £613 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.95% +13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 695 717 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.29% 95.73% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 396 378
Median daily rate £406 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Milton Keynes

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Milton Keynes

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) Office 365
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
6 8 (22.86%) WAN
6 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco
8 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
9 5 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) HTML5
9 5 (14.29%) Node.js
10 4 (11.43%) Apple Swift
10 4 (11.43%) Application Discovery
10 4 (11.43%) React
10 4 (11.43%) User Experience
10 4 (11.43%) Personalization
10 4 (11.43%) D3.js
10 4 (11.43%) CSS3
10 4 (11.43%) AngularJS

Technical 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) HBase
2 2 (5.71%) MarkLogic
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) Neo4j
2 2 (5.71%) NewSQL
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NuoDB
3 1 (2.86%) OrientDB
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Babel
1 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Gradle
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) HTML5
2 5 (14.29%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) Cocoa
3 4 (11.43%) CSS3
3 4 (11.43%) D3.js
3 4 (11.43%) React
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Akka
4 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.43%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Application Discovery
3 4 (11.43%) B2B
3 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.43%) Personalization
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Development
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Use Case
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Service Design
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Apple Swift
3 4 (11.43%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) ES6
4 1 (2.86%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) AppDNA
2 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) Google
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.71%) AppSense
7 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) Intel
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
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