Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 79 102
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.97% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.84% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +12.82% -17.02%
10th Percentile £401 £380 £375
90th Percentile £600 £690 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -21.05%
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 1668 1188 1841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.96% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 655 942
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 54 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.75% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.42 £8.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.20 £34.85 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) SAN
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) SCOM
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) Apple
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (35.29%) Android
6 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) NetApp
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2

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 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
4 6 (35.29%) Android
4 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (23.53%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCITP
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCSP
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.88%) MCP
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Apple
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Sun
7 3 (17.65%) StorageTek