The table below looks at the statistics for Enterprise Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 43 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 23 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 0.65% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 0.84% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£510 £601 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £533 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.69% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £33.68 -
% change year-on-year
-53.97% -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
617 711 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.80% 77.28% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 320 322
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 14
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.53 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Chester +8 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - - - -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture.

1 10 (38.46%) ITSM
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (30.77%) Migration
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (26.92%) Data Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Big Data
5 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 6 (23.08%) Information Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
7 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 2 (7.69%) Solaris
9 2 (7.69%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) SQL
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle
9 2 (7.69%) IIS
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (7.69%) VMware
9 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Data Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITSM
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Data Architecture
4 6 (23.08%) Information Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) DoDAF
7 1 (3.85%) MODAF
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Process Management
7 1 (3.85%) CMMI
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle