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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 108 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 24 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
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£475 £450 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £583
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £565 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.27%
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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 +21 18 £475 -15.17% 10
Manchester -6 4 - - 3
Lancashire - 2 £550 - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (35.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) ITSM
3 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (18.33%) Data Architecture
3 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (16.67%) Informatics
4 10 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (15.00%) Information Architecture
6 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 7 (11.67%) Big Data
7 7 (11.67%) CISSP
7 7 (11.67%) NHS
7 7 (11.67%) HTML
7 7 (11.67%) CSS
7 7 (11.67%) Finance
7 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
7 7 (11.67%) QA
8 6 (10.00%) CESG
8 6 (10.00%) SABSA
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.33%) Information Security
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (6.67%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) NAS
1 2 (3.33%) DHCP
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Data Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.33%) IT Support
8 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.33%) Information Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
1 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) Ajax
2 4 (6.67%) JSON
2 4 (6.67%) HTML5
2 4 (6.67%) REST
2 4 (6.67%) CSS3
3 3 (5.00%) Django
3 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Informatics
3 7 (11.67%) NHS
3 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
4 6 (10.00%) CESG
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.33%) Solaris
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) ITSM
3 11 (18.33%) Data Architecture
4 10 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (15.00%) Information Architecture
6 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) SABSA
8 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (8.33%) Information Security
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.67%) Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) Information Management
10 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Java
1 3 (5.00%) Ruby
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) CISSP
2 4 (6.67%) CISMP
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Siebel
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