The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architect
Rank 60 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £537 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £565 £481
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 691 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.43% 91.40% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 316 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 44 26
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.60 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Enterprise Architect
North West

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) Service Management
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (52.00%) Strategic Planning
3 13 (52.00%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (40.00%) Asset Management
6 10 (40.00%) LAN
6 10 (40.00%) WAN
6 10 (40.00%) MVS
6 10 (40.00%) VME
6 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 10 (40.00%) PaaS
6 10 (40.00%) High Availability
6 10 (40.00%) Big Data
6 10 (40.00%) IaaS
7 9 (36.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (4.00%) Summit
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle
10 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
10 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
10 1 (4.00%) ERP
10 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling

Enterprise Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) PaaS
1 10 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LAN
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) MVS
1 10 (40.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Service Management
2 13 (52.00%) Strategic Planning
2 13 (52.00%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (48.00%) ITIL
4 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 10 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (40.00%) High Availability
6 9 (36.00%) TOGAF
7 8 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) SysML
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle