The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 64 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£460 £652 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £455 £470
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £75.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-69.74% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.57% 73.96% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 249 305
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 26
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -9.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Enterprise Architecture
North West

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (81.25%) TOGAF
2 11 (68.75%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (62.50%) Service Management
4 9 (56.25%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 1 (6.25%) HTML5
10 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (6.25%) CSS3
10 1 (6.25%) Vertica
10 1 (6.25%) Big Data
10 1 (6.25%) SABSA
10 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (6.25%) Web Development
10 1 (6.25%) JSON
10 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
10 1 (6.25%) Selenium
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.25%) Kanban
10 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
10 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 1 (6.25%) RESTful

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Architect
2 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TOGAF
2 11 (68.75%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (62.50%) Service Management
4 9 (56.25%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) SABSA
8 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Information Security
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Vertica