Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 93 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.29% 1.61% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.70% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £495 £463 £413
90th Percentile £704 £599 £650
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £500 £600
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +33.33%
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 1,093 1,587 1,113
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 94.86% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 822 642
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £254 £256
90th Percentile £600 £538 £570
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +2.42% +0.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.24 £16.70 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +22.70% +4.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.13 £21.00 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Publishing
3 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (26.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) SaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Robotics
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) EAI
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) SSCP
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica