The table below looks at the statistics for Enterprise Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 250 233 282
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +49
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 425 448 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.16% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 276 214
Average daily rate
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£525 £521 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 £33.68 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.62% -29.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £33.68 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.02 £66.74 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £33.68 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-32.62% -41.43%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
England -23 396 £535 +3.47% 96
London -14 171 £600 +9.09% 40
South East -31 68 £500 +6.38% 15
East of England +11 51 £450 -2.70% 14
City of London -1 36 £539 +2.61% 13
West Midlands +4 32 £500 +20.48% 7
Berkshire -3 30 £475 +2.70% 2
North West +5 25 £532 +13.54% 5
South West -26 21 £490 +12.00% 7
Essex +8 19 £525 +5.00% 5
Surrey +4 19 £518 +15.00% 4
Scotland -26 19 £373 -26.83% 3
East Midlands +10 16 £463 -11.48%
Cheshire +11 14 £550 -15.67% 3
Hertfordshire - 14 £290 - 1
Warwickshire +3 11 £500 +4.16% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £450 -12.62% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £565 +50.66% 2
Yorkshire -10 9 £750 +98.67% 8
Nottinghamshire +15 8 £500 +27.38%
Brentwood - 8 £575 - 5
Leeds +7 7 £750 +100.00% 6
Birmingham +1 7 £450 +60.71% 1
West Yorkshire -7 7 £750 +86.33% 6
Somerset - 7 £463 - 1
Rickmansworth - 7 £273 -
Nottingham +17 6 £465 +18.47%
Milton Keynes +7 6 £565 +50.66% 1
Norfolk -4 6 £450 +130.76%
Glasgow -5 6 £271 -45.47% 2

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 295 (34.71%) TOGAF
2 156 (18.35%) Oracle
3 148 (17.41%) Finance
4 123 (14.47%) Microsoft
5 119 (14.00%) Java
6 115 (13.53%) ITIL
7 110 (12.94%) SOA
8 104 (12.24%) UML
9 96 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
10 95 (11.18%) Security Cleared
11 93 (10.94%) Degree
12 90 (10.59%) .NET
12 90 (10.59%) Windows
13 87 (10.24%) Project Management
14 78 (9.18%) Data Modelling
15 77 (9.06%) SQL
15 77 (9.06%) Migration
15 77 (9.06%) Zachman Framework
16 73 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 70 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (8.00%) Middleware
18 68 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
19 67 (7.88%) Service Management
20 66 (7.76%) SC Cleared
21 64 (7.53%) Management Information System
22 63 (7.41%) Computer Science
23 60 (7.06%) Web Services
23 60 (7.06%) E-Commerce
24 58 (6.82%) XML
24 58 (6.82%) Retail

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 29 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.41%) IIS
7 10 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.06%) CMS
8 9 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.94%) Lync
10 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
11 6 (0.71%) Apache
11 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.59%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.59%) Liferay
13 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 47 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.18%) MS Office
3 19 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.53%) MS Project
6 4 (0.47%) Casewise Modeler
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) Cerner Millennium
2 9 (1.06%) Tridion
2 9 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
2 9 (1.06%) SAP CRM
2 9 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.24%) PolarLake
7 2 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.12%) Documaker
8 1 (0.12%) Finacle
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.24%) PaaS
2 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.65%) SaaS
4 13 (1.53%) IaaS
5 10 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.47%) Office 365
8 2 (0.24%) GitHub
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.41%) HTTP
2 21 (2.47%) Firewall
3 17 (2.00%) Internet
4 16 (1.88%) WAN
5 13 (1.53%) SAN
6 11 (1.29%) LAN
7 9 (1.06%) Wireless
8 8 (0.94%) SSL
8 8 (0.94%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.71%) VoIP
9 6 (0.71%) VPN
10 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.47%) Intranet
11 4 (0.47%) MPLS
11 4 (0.47%) Network Security
12 3 (0.35%) VLAN
12 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.35%) MVNO
12 3 (0.35%) NAS
13 2 (0.24%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 29 (3.41%) Big Data
5 28 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.65%) MySQL
9 11 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.94%) DB2
13 7 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.82%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.82%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (0.71%) ERwin
4 5 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.47%) Maven
6 3 (0.35%) JUnit
6 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.12%) Ant
8 1 (0.12%) JIRA
8 1 (0.12%) Jtest
8 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.12%) Log4j
8 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 148 (17.41%) Finance
2 58 (6.82%) Retail
3 46 (5.41%) Banking
4 42 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.24%) Billing
7 16 (1.88%) Publishing
8 14 (1.65%) Law
9 13 (1.53%) Legal
10 11 (1.29%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.29%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.18%) Marketing
12 9 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.94%) Local Government
14 6 (0.71%) Automotive
15 4 (0.47%) Games
15 4 (0.47%) Advertising
15 4 (0.47%) Back Office
16 3 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 582 (68.47%) Architect
2 177 (20.82%) Solutions Architect
3 176 (20.71%) Enterprise Architect
4 61 (7.18%) Analyst
5 52 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 49 (5.76%) Technical Architect
7 47 (5.53%) Developer
8 41 (4.82%) Data Architect
9 38 (4.47%) Senior Architect
10 33 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (3.88%) Security Architect
11 25 (2.94%) Lead Architect
11 25 (2.94%) Project Manager
12 22 (2.59%) Information Architect
13 20 (2.35%) Consultant
13 20 (2.35%) Designer
14 19 (2.24%) Integration Architect
15 18 (2.12%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 12 (1.41%) Java Architect
16 12 (1.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (10.59%) .NET
2 68 (8.00%) Middleware
3 60 (7.06%) Web Services
4 58 (6.82%) XML
5 53 (6.24%) J2EE
6 31 (3.65%) REST
7 22 (2.59%) SOAP
8 21 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 19 (2.24%) HTML
10 18 (2.12%) JSON
11 17 (2.00%) Ajax
12 15 (1.76%) JMS
13 14 (1.65%) CSS
13 14 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
13 14 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.41%) HTML5
14 12 (1.41%) XSD
14 12 (1.41%) WSDL
14 12 (1.41%) Spring
15 11 (1.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 63 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.94%) Open Source
4 30 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.59%) CESG
7 20 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 17 (2.00%) NHS
8 17 (2.00%) Data Integration
9 15 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.53%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.29%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (1.06%) PACS
13 8 (0.94%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.82%) Clustering
14 7 (0.82%) iPad
14 7 (0.82%) iSeries
15 6 (0.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 90 (10.59%) Windows
2 43 (5.06%) Linux
3 41 (4.82%) UNIX
4 27 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.35%) Solaris
6 16 (1.88%) Android
7 13 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.82%) AIX
12 5 (0.59%) VME
12 5 (0.59%) MVS
13 3 (0.35%) zOS
13 3 (0.35%) HPUX
13 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (34.71%) TOGAF
2 115 (13.53%) ITIL
3 110 (12.94%) SOA
4 104 (12.24%) UML
5 96 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
6 87 (10.24%) Project Management
7 78 (9.18%) Data Modelling
8 77 (9.06%) Migration
8 77 (9.06%) Zachman Framework
9 73 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 67 (7.88%) Service Management
13 60 (7.06%) E-Commerce
14 55 (6.47%) Security Architecture
15 52 (6.12%) Scrum
15 52 (6.12%) Data Architecture
16 45 (5.29%) Information Management
17 41 (4.82%) PRINCE2
18 38 (4.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 119 (14.00%) Java
2 77 (9.06%) SQL
3 40 (4.71%) C#
4 20 (2.35%) C
5 15 (1.76%) Perl
6 13 (1.53%) Python
7 10 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.06%) C++
8 9 (1.06%) Ruby
9 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.71%) Scala
10 6 (0.71%) R
11 5 (0.59%) Erlang
12 4 (0.47%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.47%) SPARQL
12 4 (0.47%) PHP
12 4 (0.47%) VB
13 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.24%) ABAP
13 2 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 95 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 93 (10.94%) Degree
3 66 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.41%) CISSP
5 12 (1.41%) CISM
6 11 (1.29%) ISSAP
7 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.71%) MCSE
8 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.59%) ISEB
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.47%) CCIE
10 4 (0.47%) CCNP
11 3 (0.35%) CCNA
11 3 (0.35%) CCA
11 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.35%) CISA
11 3 (0.35%) MBA
11 3 (0.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.71%) COBIT
2 21 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.24%) QA
4 10 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.94%) SLA
6 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 31 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.59%) XenApp
4 5 (0.59%) vCloud
5 3 (0.35%) vSphere
5 3 (0.35%) XenServer
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.35%) SCCM
1 3 (0.35%) Puppet
2 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.24%) Ansible
2 2 (0.24%) SCOM
2 2 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.12%) OPNET
3 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.12%) OpenView
3 1 (0.12%) MOM
3 1 (0.12%) Netcool
3 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 156 (18.35%) Oracle
2 123 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 57 (6.71%) SAP
4 41 (4.82%) IBM
5 23 (2.71%) VMware
6 17 (2.00%) webMethods
7 14 (1.65%) Citrix
8 13 (1.53%) Sun
8 13 (1.53%) Cisco
9 12 (1.41%) Software AG
9 12 (1.41%) Cerner
10 11 (1.29%) Sybase
10 11 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.18%) HP
11 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.18%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.94%) CA
12 8 (0.94%) hybris
13 7 (0.82%) AccuRev
13 7 (0.82%) ATG
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