Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £504 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 68 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 29 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.88% 3.35% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 3.52% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £504 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £431 £400 £400
90th Percentile £588 £648 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £504 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.00% +10.53% +5.56%
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 1,463 1,477 1,373
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.23% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 735 755
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £221 £270 £232
90th Percentile £552 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 57 49
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +41.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.18 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.30 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -6.67%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) NetApp
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Citrix
5 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
5 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (34.48%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (34.48%) Firewall
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) SAN
6 10 (34.48%) HP
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
8 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) XenApp
9 7 (24.14%) SaaS
10 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
11 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (17.24%) Conceptual Models
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003

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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) SaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.34%) IaaS
4 3 (10.34%) PaaS
5 2 (6.90%) GitHub
5 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) iPaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
1 10 (34.48%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) Kafka
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) OAuth
2 2 (6.90%) OAuth2
2 2 (6.90%) OpenID
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.90%) DC/OS
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
4 5 (17.24%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design
4 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCP
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SSCP
3 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) XenApp
4 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 14 (48.28%) NetApp
4 13 (44.83%) Citrix
5 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
5 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
6 10 (34.48%) HP
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) SAP
9 2 (6.90%) ATG
9 2 (6.90%) Demandware
9 2 (6.90%) Google
9 2 (6.90%) hybris
9 2 (6.90%) IBM
10 1 (3.45%) Brocade
10 1 (3.45%) EMC
10 1 (3.45%) Hitachi