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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 58 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 20 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 1.83% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.44% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £652
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £720 £864
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.69 £33.68
% change year-on-year
+58.66% -32.62%
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
903 615 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.62% 74.91% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -6 16 £613 +2.08%
Chester - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £625 -
Macclesfield - 1 £475 -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 9 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Migration
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (20.51%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Big Data
5 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.82%) .NET
6 5 (12.82%) SOAP
6 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
6 5 (12.82%) Business Transformation
6 5 (12.82%) RESTful
6 5 (12.82%) JSON
7 3 (7.69%) Informatics
7 3 (7.69%) Information Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (5.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) DTS
4 1 (2.56%) EDMS
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ERwin
1 1 (2.56%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Legal
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Data Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Environment Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.13%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modeller
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) SOAP
3 5 (12.82%) JSON
3 5 (12.82%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Informatics
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 9 (23.08%) Data Architecture
3 8 (20.51%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 6 (15.38%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Data Management
6 3 (7.69%) Information Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Security
7 2 (5.13%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) SIEM
7 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CCIE
1 2 (5.13%) CCNP
1 2 (5.13%) CISSP
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (20.51%) XenApp
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
2 8 (20.51%) AppSense
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.13%) webMethods
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) IBM