The first table below looks at the demand for the Enterprise Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 South 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 118 118 143
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 20 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Average daily rate £900 £700 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2932 2168 3284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.09% 94.06% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1286 1899
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 145 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £41.50
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 South West

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

Enterprise Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Enterprise Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Enterprise Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -21 3 £350 -48.14% 1
Somerset - 3 £538 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Enterprise Architect
England

Enterprise Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (54.55%) Retail
2 11 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Retail Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
7 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 1 (4.55%) QA
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (54.55%) Retail
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Information Management
3 3 (13.64%) UML
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft