Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 16 November 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.

Technical Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.52% 0.91% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.95% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +12.82%
10th Percentile £472 £401 £380
90th Percentile £704 £600 £690
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
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 1,239 1,681 1,218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 95.24% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 831 670
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £217 £254 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 83 56
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +31.58% +0.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.34 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.26 £21.00 £32.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
5 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix

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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (10.00%) OpenID
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) API Design
5 2 (10.00%) API Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) EAI
5 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica