The first table below looks at the demand for Enterprise Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 111 95 125
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 33 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.20% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.72% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 9
Average daily rate £550 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £619 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.15% +106.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 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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Vacancies
Bristol -7 9 £544 +14.47%
Somerset -7 6 £611 +32.88% 3
Gloucestershire -5 3 £520 -9.56%
Wiltshire -23 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Dorset -6 1 £500 -30.31% 1
Devon - - - -
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) Project Management
3 13 (22.81%) SOA
3 13 (22.81%) Retail
3 13 (22.81%) TOGAF
4 12 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (21.05%) Finance
5 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Banking
7 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
7 8 (14.04%) Retail Banking
7 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.28%) Windows
9 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.53%) QA
10 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Change Management
10 5 (8.77%) SAN
10 5 (8.77%) UNIX
10 5 (8.77%) Linux
10 5 (8.77%) UML
10 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.77%) ITIL
11 4 (7.02%) JSP
11 4 (7.02%) .NET
11 4 (7.02%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Summit
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (22.81%) Retail
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Banking
4 8 (14.04%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Head of Architecture
3 11 (19.30%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Lead Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Programme Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Head of Security
8 2 (3.51%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Manager
9 1 (1.75%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) .NET Technical Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) JSP
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
1 4 (7.02%) REST
2 3 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.75%) WCF
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Grid Computing
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) VMS
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) PRINCE2
2 14 (24.56%) Project Management
3 13 (22.81%) SOA
3 13 (22.81%) TOGAF
4 12 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 5 (8.77%) UML
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) Process Management
9 4 (7.02%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.02%) Data Management
9 4 (7.02%) Information Management
9 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.02%) Change Control
9 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) ABAP
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.02%) ISO 14001
2 4 (7.02%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.51%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) Sun
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) NEC
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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