The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 51 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 34 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.62% 1.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 1.72% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Median daily rate £500 £575 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +19.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £638 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

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 711 640 812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.68% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 345 450
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 (58.93%) Security Cleared
2 32 (57.14%) Office 365
3 31 (55.36%) Windows
3 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
4 29 (51.79%) SC Cleared
5 25 (44.64%) VMware
6 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
7 21 (37.50%) Windows 10
8 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (28.57%) Citrix
11 12 (21.43%) Migration
12 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.07%) HP
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco
13 9 (16.07%) SAN
13 9 (16.07%) Firewall
14 8 (14.29%) Java
14 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (14.29%) Spring
14 8 (14.29%) SCCM
14 8 (14.29%) DevOps
14 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (12.50%) SCOM
15 7 (12.50%) WAN

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 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.93%) Apache
4 4 (7.14%) IIS
5 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (57.14%) Office 365
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.36%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
1 9 (16.07%) SAN
2 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (7.14%) NAS
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) ATM
6 1 (1.79%) DWDM
6 1 (1.79%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) SDH
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.79%) WLAN
6 1 (1.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
2 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) Babel
2 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Gradle
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 8 (14.29%) Spring
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) HTML5
2 6 (10.71%) Node.js
3 5 (8.93%) Cocoa
3 5 (8.93%) CSS3
3 5 (8.93%) D3.js
3 5 (8.93%) React
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Akka
5 1 (1.79%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Vista
4 5 (8.93%) Android
5 4 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) AIX
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.93%) B2B
5 5 (8.93%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.93%) Network Design
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Application Discovery
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 4 (7.14%) Personalization
6 4 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) Apple Swift
3 5 (8.93%) Objective-C
4 3 (5.36%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) ES6
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Security Cleared
2 29 (51.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.36%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CCSP
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GPG13
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.36%) Docker
5 3 (5.36%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) SCOM
3 5 (8.93%) AppDNA
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (44.64%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.71%) NetApp
7 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) Google
8 4 (7.14%) StorageTek
8 4 (7.14%) Sun
9 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.36%) SAP
10 2 (3.57%) AppSense
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.79%) Avaya
11 1 (1.79%) Juniper
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