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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 54 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 18 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 0.52% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.70% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £480 £652
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £383 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £864
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -51.33%
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
760 572 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.85% 74.19% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 306 237
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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
Warrington +13 14 £475 -1.04%
Chester - 1 - - 3
Knutsford - 1 £625 -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (30.95%) TOGAF
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (26.19%) AppSense
2 11 (26.19%) XenApp
2 11 (26.19%) Citrix
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Data Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.05%) Business Transformation
5 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Informatics
7 6 (14.29%) Big Data
7 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) XML
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.90%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) NHS
8 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
8 5 (11.90%) RESTful
8 5 (11.90%) JSON
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.52%) Information Management

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) DTS
4 1 (2.38%) EDMS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ERwin
1 1 (2.38%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Data Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Environment Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Change Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Security Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) SOAP
3 5 (11.90%) JSON
3 5 (11.90%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Informatics
3 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 5 (11.90%) NHS
5 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.14%) CESG
7 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.76%) User Experience
7 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
2 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) Data Architecture
3 8 (19.05%) Business Transformation
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Data Management
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security
6 4 (9.52%) Information Management
7 3 (7.14%) Information Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) SABSA
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CISSP
2 3 (7.14%) CISMP
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (26.19%) XenApp
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Citrix
1 11 (26.19%) AppSense
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) webMethods
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow