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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 52 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 20 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 0.37% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.51% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £460 £652
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -29.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £372 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £492 £864
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £455
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.69 £75.00
% change year-on-year
+71.88% -69.74%
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
802 591 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.67% 73.78% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 304 257
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -9.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £13.10 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 4 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 +7 15 £625 +35.86% 1
Chester - 1 - - 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 4 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 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (27.50%) AppSense
2 11 (27.50%) XenApp
3 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (22.50%) Data Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 8 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Migration
5 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) XML
6 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Big Data
7 5 (12.50%) JSON
7 5 (12.50%) RESTful
7 5 (12.50%) .NET
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.50%) Information Management
8 3 (7.50%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) ETL

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) EDMS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ERwin
1 1 (2.50%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Legal
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Data Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Environment Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.50%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.50%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 5 (12.50%) JSON
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (2.50%) XSLT
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.50%) Informatics
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (22.50%) Data Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Information Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Security
7 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.00%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CCIE
1 2 (5.00%) CCNP
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (27.50%) XenApp
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix
2 11 (27.50%) AppSense
3 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.00%) webMethods
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) IBM