The table below looks at the statistics for the Enterprise Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architect
Rank 79 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 1.39% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £537 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% +22.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £575 £575
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Enterprise Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
951 716 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.82% 90.40% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 367 297
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £222 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Enterprise Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Enterprise Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Architect across the Cheshire region.

Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Enterprise Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architect across the Cheshire region.

Enterprise Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -21 3 £475 -11.79%
Enterprise Architect
North West

Enterprise Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Enterprise Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Enterprise Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

Enterprise Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Enterprise Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Enterprise Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) AppSense