The first table below looks at the demand for the Enterprise Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architect
Rank 104 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 32 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 3
Average daily rate £539 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £435 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £545 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £565 £481
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2818 2256 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.73% 93.34% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1067 1396
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 181 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.66 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £55.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Enterprise Architect
England

Enterprise Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Enterprise Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 8 £538 -
Manchester -13 3 £638 +27.55%
Cumbria - - - - 2
Enterprise Architect
England

Enterprise Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Enterprise Architect in their job title 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 with Enterprise Architect in their job title.

1 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) TOGAF
3 21 (38.89%) Service Management
4 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
5 18 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
5 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (31.48%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (27.78%) ITIL
8 11 (20.37%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (18.52%) VME
9 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 10 (18.52%) Asset Management
9 10 (18.52%) LAN
9 10 (18.52%) WAN
9 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (18.52%) MVS
9 10 (18.52%) High Availability
9 10 (18.52%) PaaS
9 10 (18.52%) Big Data
9 10 (18.52%) IaaS
10 9 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 8 (14.81%) CISSP
11 8 (14.81%) CESG
12 6 (11.11%) Finance
12 6 (11.11%) Project Management
13 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
14 4 (7.41%) Oracle
14 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
14 4 (7.41%) ETL

Enterprise Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Enterprise Architect in their job title 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 with Enterprise Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) PaaS
1 10 (18.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) LAN
1 10 (18.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
2 1 (1.85%) International Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) CESG
2 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) MVS
1 10 (18.52%) VME
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) TOGAF
2 21 (38.89%) Service Management
3 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (31.48%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (27.78%) ITIL
7 11 (20.37%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 10 (18.52%) High Availability
9 9 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
11 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.41%) ETL
12 4 (7.41%) Data Management
12 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.41%) Master Data Management
13 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Teradata
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Ariba
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica