Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 77 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 26 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.77% 2.61% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.70% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.13% +2.63%
10th Percentile £431 £400 £383
90th Percentile £595 £599 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -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 1,390 1,631 1,234
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 96.57% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 780 690
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £215 £241 £220
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 74 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.26% +41.08% -1.23%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.40 £20.00 £16.24
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -

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 September 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 22 September 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 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 10 (38.46%) SaaS
4 10 (38.46%) NetApp
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 8 (30.77%) SAN
6 8 (30.77%) Firewall
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (26.92%) HP
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
7 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
7 7 (26.92%) Conceptual Models
8 6 (23.08%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory

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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (38.46%) SaaS
3 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.54%) IaaS
4 3 (11.54%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) GitHub
5 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) iPaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
1 8 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) Kafka
4 2 (7.69%) LAMP
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) OAuth
4 2 (7.69%) OAuth2
4 2 (7.69%) OpenID
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) SAML
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.69%) DC/OS
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Conceptual Models
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Network Design
5 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (7.69%) API Development
8 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) SSCP
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Docker
4 3 (11.54%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) NetApp
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
6 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
6 7 (26.92%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) SAP
9 2 (7.69%) ATG
9 2 (7.69%) Demandware
9 2 (7.69%) Google
9 2 (7.69%) hybris
10 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
10 1 (3.85%) Brocade
10 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.85%) Informatica