The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 117 110 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 11 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.81% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Average daily rate
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£494 £323 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.10% -29.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £555 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £455 £470
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £75.00 £92.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £75.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-69.74% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2107 1912 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.21% 70.63% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 954 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Enterprise Architecture
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
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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
Cheshire +2 3 £460 -29.47% 4
Manchester -14 2 £613 +89.92% 2
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 30 (73.17%) TOGAF
2 18 (43.90%) CISSP
3 16 (39.02%) Zachman Framework
4 15 (36.59%) Security Architecture
5 13 (31.71%) CESG
6 12 (29.27%) Service Management
7 11 (26.83%) Strategic Planning
8 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (21.95%) Information Security
10 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (14.63%) Security Management
12 6 (14.63%) Project Management
12 6 (14.63%) Windows
13 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
13 5 (12.20%) SABSA
13 5 (12.20%) Web Services
13 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 5 (12.20%) UNIX
13 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
13 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (12.20%) Network Design
14 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
14 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
14 3 (7.32%) Finance
14 3 (7.32%) CESG CLAS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
1 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Architect
2 23 (56.10%) Enterprise Architect
3 13 (31.71%) Security Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) IT Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Author
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Author
8 1 (2.44%) IT Security Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) RESTful
2 2 (4.88%) jQuery
2 2 (4.88%) CSS3
2 2 (4.88%) HTML5
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) CESG
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) TOGAF
2 16 (39.02%) Zachman Framework
3 15 (36.59%) Security Architecture
4 12 (29.27%) Service Management
5 11 (26.83%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (21.95%) Information Security
7 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (14.63%) Security Management
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
10 5 (12.20%) SABSA
10 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Network Design
11 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
12 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CISSP
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CISMP
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Vertica
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle