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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 270 271 270
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 372 336 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.93% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 215 205
Average daily rate
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£540 £530 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £42.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.27%

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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
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 26 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
England +3 357 £540 +1.88% 126
London -19 152 £543 -1.36% 49
South East +10 73 £545 +14.73% 26
Yorkshire +29 39 £460 -12.38% 9
Berkshire +30 38 £550 +22.22% 10
East of England +11 36 £575 +4.54% 10
West Yorkshire +20 32 £460 -12.38% 4
City of London +4 32 £600 +26.31% 20
Leeds +15 28 £475 -9.52% 4
South West -22 26 £450 -20.70% 12
North West +5 17 £475 -9.52% 12
Hampshire -6 14 £398 -38.84% 6
Cheshire +14 12 £475 -31.65% 7
Surrey +2 12 £538 +26.47% 6
Bristol -4 11 £408 -4.11% 3
Bedfordshire -4 11 £575 +8.49% 3
Hertfordshire +10 10 £488 -13.33% 3
Essex -1 9 £600 +41.17% 4
Brentwood -1 9 £600 +41.17% 4
Scotland -21 8 £525 +23.52% 4
Somerset - 8 £413 - 3
Reading +12 7 £590 -9.23% 4
Warrington -2 7 £456 -34.35% 5
West Midlands -3 7 £575 +91.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £425 -10.52% 1
Staines -5 6 - - 2
Luton -5 6 £563 +6.13% 2
Watford +8 5 £488 -11.36%
East Midlands +8 5 £475 -1.34% 4
Romford +3 5 £600 -2.04% 1

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 319 (37.22%) TOGAF
2 161 (18.79%) Finance
3 140 (16.34%) Microsoft
4 136 (15.87%) Java
5 132 (15.40%) ITIL
6 130 (15.17%) Oracle
6 130 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (14.12%) SOA
8 114 (13.30%) Security Cleared
9 111 (12.95%) Degree
10 102 (11.90%) UML
11 95 (11.09%) Data Modelling
12 90 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 90 (10.50%) Data Architecture
13 89 (10.39%) .NET
14 88 (10.27%) Project Management
15 76 (8.87%) Management Information System
15 76 (8.87%) SC Cleared
16 75 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
17 73 (8.52%) SQL
17 73 (8.52%) OO
18 71 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (8.05%) SAP
20 68 (7.93%) Service Management
20 68 (7.93%) Information Security
21 67 (7.82%) Web Services
22 63 (7.35%) Service Delivery
23 62 (7.23%) Banking
23 62 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
24 61 (7.12%) XML

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 45 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 25 (2.92%) Lync
5 22 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.52%) CMS
9 12 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
10 9 (1.05%) IIS
11 8 (0.93%) JBoss
11 8 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.93%) Mule
12 7 (0.82%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.58%) Apache
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle BPEL
14 3 (0.35%) SAS
14 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 56 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 37 (4.32%) MS Office
4 28 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.05%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.47%) Tridion
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.23%) SAP ECC
7 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.12%) Finacle
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.12%) Summit
8 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.80%) SaaS
2 21 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.63%) IaaS
4 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.40%) PaaS
6 6 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (0.47%) Office 365
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.85%) HTTP
2 32 (3.73%) WAN
3 24 (2.80%) LAN
4 23 (2.68%) Firewall
5 17 (1.98%) SAN
6 16 (1.87%) SSL
7 14 (1.63%) Internet
7 14 (1.63%) Wireless
7 14 (1.63%) Network Security
8 12 (1.40%) NAS
8 12 (1.40%) VPN
8 12 (1.40%) MPLS
9 10 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 10 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.93%) VoIP
11 7 (0.82%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.82%) HSRP
12 6 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.68%) Big Data
4 17 (1.98%) MySQL
5 16 (1.87%) DB2
5 16 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.82%) MarkLogic
10 7 (0.82%) SAP BW
10 7 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.35%) PHPUnit
3 3 (0.35%) JIRA
3 3 (0.35%) MSI
4 2 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.23%) ERwin
4 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.23%) JUnit
4 2 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 161 (18.79%) Finance
2 62 (7.23%) Banking
3 51 (5.95%) Retail
3 51 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 17 (1.98%) Legal
5 17 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.17%) Law
7 10 (1.17%) Publishing
7 10 (1.17%) Marketing
8 9 (1.05%) Games
9 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.70%) Front Office
9 6 (0.70%) Billing
10 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.58%) Back Office
10 5 (0.58%) Advertising
11 4 (0.47%) Electronics
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 579 (67.56%) Architect
2 176 (20.54%) Enterprise Architect
3 162 (18.90%) Solutions Architect
4 68 (7.93%) Technical Architect
5 57 (6.65%) Developer
6 44 (5.13%) Analyst
6 44 (5.13%) Data Architect
7 35 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 35 (4.08%) Senior Architect
8 34 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 29 (3.38%) Security Architect
10 27 (3.15%) Information Architect
11 24 (2.80%) Author
11 24 (2.80%) Technical Author
11 24 (2.80%) Applications Architect
12 20 (2.33%) Project Manager
13 19 (2.22%) Consultant
14 17 (1.98%) Java Developer
14 17 (1.98%) Lead Architect
14 17 (1.98%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.39%) .NET
2 67 (7.82%) Web Services
3 61 (7.12%) XML
4 55 (6.42%) REST
5 48 (5.60%) Middleware
6 39 (4.55%) HTML
7 33 (3.85%) CSS
8 32 (3.73%) JSON
9 31 (3.62%) .NET Framework
10 27 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 27 (3.15%) SAML
11 26 (3.03%) J2EE
11 26 (3.03%) OAuth
11 26 (3.03%) OpenID
12 21 (2.45%) SOAP
13 18 (2.10%) JMS
14 16 (1.87%) HTML5
15 14 (1.63%) WSDL
16 13 (1.52%) Ajax
17 12 (1.40%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.87%) Management Information System
2 71 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.20%) Open Source
5 33 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.57%) Clustering
7 20 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.63%) User Experience
9 12 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.40%) NHS
9 12 (1.40%) PKI
10 10 (1.17%) CESG
10 10 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.05%) FMCG
11 9 (1.05%) Informatics
12 8 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 58 (6.77%) Windows
2 37 (4.32%) UNIX
3 33 (3.85%) Linux
4 11 (1.28%) zOS
5 9 (1.05%) Solaris
6 8 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.70%) Android
8 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.35%) VMS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (37.22%) TOGAF
2 132 (15.40%) ITIL
3 130 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (14.12%) SOA
5 102 (11.90%) UML
6 95 (11.09%) Data Modelling
7 90 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 90 (10.50%) Data Architecture
8 88 (10.27%) Project Management
9 75 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (8.52%) OO
11 68 (7.93%) Service Management
11 68 (7.93%) Information Security
12 63 (7.35%) Service Delivery
13 62 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
14 61 (7.12%) CRM
15 55 (6.42%) E-Commerce
16 53 (6.18%) Migration
17 49 (5.72%) Mentoring
18 47 (5.48%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 136 (15.87%) Java
2 73 (8.52%) SQL
3 56 (6.53%) C#
4 18 (2.10%) C
5 14 (1.63%) Perl
6 12 (1.40%) Python
7 10 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.05%) Delphi
9 8 (0.93%) Ruby
10 5 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.58%) PHP
10 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.35%) Korn
11 3 (0.35%) Scala
11 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.23%) X++
12 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.23%) ABAP
12 2 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 111 (12.95%) Degree
3 76 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.20%) CISSP
5 33 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.75%) ISEB
7 12 (1.40%) ISSAP
8 10 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.05%) CCIE
9 9 (1.05%) CCNP
10 8 (0.93%) CITP
11 7 (0.82%) CCNA
11 7 (0.82%) CCDP
12 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (0.70%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.47%) CISM
13 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.47%) CCDA
14 3 (0.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.03%) COBIT
1 26 (3.03%) QA
2 19 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.17%) SLA
4 8 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.12%) BS25999
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.12%) GAAP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 40 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.27%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.82%) XenApp
4 7 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.47%) vSphere
7 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.35%) NFS
7 3 (0.35%) XenServer
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ITS
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (1.75%) SCCM
2 10 (1.17%) SCOM
3 5 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.23%) Nagios
5 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.12%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.12%) Control-M
6 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.12%) Netcool
6 1 (0.12%) OPNET
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 140 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 130 (15.17%) Oracle
3 69 (8.05%) SAP
4 56 (6.53%) IBM
5 38 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (2.33%) Cisco
6 20 (2.33%) VMware
7 18 (2.10%) HP
8 17 (1.98%) Informatica
9 16 (1.87%) Sun
10 13 (1.52%) Splunk
11 12 (1.40%) Software AG
11 12 (1.40%) Juniper
12 11 (1.28%) Citrix
13 10 (1.17%) Sybase
13 10 (1.17%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.05%) F5
15 8 (0.93%) TIBCO
16 7 (0.82%) CA
16 7 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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