The table below looks at the statistics for Enterprise Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 118 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 33 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.49% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 9
Average daily rate
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£580 £494 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +53.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £556 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.69 £75.00
% change year-on-year
+71.88% -69.74%
Enterprise Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2988 2223 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 77.21% 73.46% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1786 1197 973
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Cheshire +10 20 £600 +30.43% 4
Manchester -5 6 £700 +14.28% 2
Lancashire +10 3 £560 +7.69%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (25.61%) TOGAF
2 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.29%) Project Management
4 13 (15.85%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (14.63%) Business Transformation
5 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (13.41%) XenApp
6 11 (13.41%) SQL
6 11 (13.41%) Citrix
6 11 (13.41%) Migration
6 11 (13.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (13.41%) AppSense
7 10 (12.20%) Finance
7 10 (12.20%) Java
7 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.98%) Web Services
8 9 (10.98%) Data Architecture
9 8 (9.76%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
9 8 (9.76%) Supplier Management
10 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.54%) XML
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle
11 6 (7.32%) .NET
11 6 (7.32%) SOAP
11 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.32%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (6.10%) SAS
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Documentum
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Teamcenter
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) PaaS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) Wireless
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) Base SAS
3 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) DTS
5 1 (1.22%) EDMS
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.22%) ERwin
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Local Government
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Military
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Architect
2 17 (20.73%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (13.41%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Data Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Environment Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Head of Architecture
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) CAD Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Programmer
10 2 (2.44%) Information Architect
10 2 (2.44%) SAS Programmer
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Web Services
2 7 (8.54%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) JSON
3 6 (7.32%) RESTful
3 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 6 (7.32%) SOAP
3 6 (7.32%) Middleware
4 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.22%) HTML5
6 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.66%) Informatics
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) UNIX
1 4 (4.88%) MVS
2 3 (3.66%) VME
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) TOGAF
2 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.29%) Project Management
4 13 (15.85%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (14.63%) Business Transformation
6 11 (13.41%) Migration
7 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.98%) Data Architecture
9 8 (9.76%) Supplier Management
9 8 (9.76%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.10%) SOA
12 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.88%) TDD
13 4 (4.88%) Pair Programming
13 4 (4.88%) Data Management
13 4 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.88%) Scala
4 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.44%) CCIE
2 2 (2.44%) CCNP
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.22%) CISSP
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (13.41%) XenApp
2 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Citrix
2 11 (13.41%) AppSense
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) Adobe
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) webMethods
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) TSYS