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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 265 246 282
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +36
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 444 425 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.08% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 267 227
Average daily rate
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£550 £513 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £356 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £516 £478 £460
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.10 £33.68 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% -29.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £33.68 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £66.74 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £33.68 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-40.32% -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
42686 39199 42460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26643 24141 24595
Average daily rate £412 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1099 1524
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.97 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -7.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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
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 15 September 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 +2 418 £550 +8.10% 89
London -24 170 £587 +7.70% 36
South East -19 78 £518 +10.99% 20
East of England +8 53 £550 +8.37% 9
City of London +1 38 £548 +4.28% 12
Berkshire +16 36 £475 -1.29% 2
West Midlands +3 33 £490 +18.07% 3
South West -6 32 £550 +7.84% 4
North West +2 25 £563 +9.75% 7
Cheshire +16 17 £600 -8.01% 4
Surrey +10 17 £518 +15.00% 6
East Midlands +10 15 £475 -9.09%
Essex -5 15 £563 +12.50% 5
Scotland -19 15 £389 -22.11% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 13 £525 +1.94% 1
Hertfordshire -7 13 £311 - 2
Reading +5 12 £563 +30.81% 1
Devon - 12 £550 - 1
Warwickshire -3 11 £500 +4.16% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 9 £550 +52.77%
Cambridge -4 9 £550 +6.79% 1
Yorkshire -14 9 £750 +98.67% 8
Hampshire -23 9 £455 -2.41% 8
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £575 +53.33% 1
Glasgow -13 8 £285 -42.71% 2
Brentwood - 8 £588 - 4
Plymouth - 8 £600 -
Somerset - 8 £430 -
Leeds +3 7 £750 +100.00% 7
Birmingham -4 7 £450 +60.71%

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 294 (33.83%) TOGAF
2 172 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (18.87%) Oracle
4 147 (16.92%) Finance
5 134 (15.42%) Microsoft
6 132 (15.19%) SOA
7 131 (15.07%) Java
8 109 (12.54%) UML
9 105 (12.08%) ITIL
10 104 (11.97%) Windows
11 99 (11.39%) SQL
12 93 (10.70%) .NET
13 92 (10.59%) Project Management
13 92 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 88 (10.13%) Degree
15 87 (10.01%) Technical Architecture
16 86 (9.90%) Data Modelling
17 79 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 78 (8.98%) Migration
18 78 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
19 75 (8.63%) Management Information System
20 73 (8.40%) Zachman Framework
21 72 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
22 70 (8.06%) Data Architecture
22 70 (8.06%) XML
23 68 (7.83%) Middleware
24 67 (7.71%) SAP
25 61 (7.02%) Web Services
25 61 (7.02%) SC Cleared
26 60 (6.90%) Scrum

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 44 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 37 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 36 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (1.73%) Lync
8 14 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.27%) IIS
10 11 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
10 11 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.04%) CMS
12 8 (0.92%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.81%) Apache
14 6 (0.69%) Mule
15 5 (0.58%) Alfresco
16 4 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 50 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.22%) MS Office
3 17 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.27%) MS Project
5 10 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.15%) Cerner Millennium
3 9 (1.04%) Tridion
3 9 (1.04%) CSG Singleview
4 8 (0.92%) SAP CRM
4 8 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.46%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.23%) PolarLake
9 2 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.12%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.19%) PaaS
2 17 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.84%) IaaS
4 15 (1.73%) SaaS
5 10 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.35%) Office 365
8 2 (0.23%) GitHub
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.80%) HTTP
2 26 (2.99%) Firewall
3 17 (1.96%) Internet
4 16 (1.84%) WAN
5 13 (1.50%) SAN
6 12 (1.38%) SSL
7 10 (1.15%) LAN
8 9 (1.04%) Wireless
9 8 (0.92%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.81%) VPN
11 6 (0.69%) VoIP
12 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.58%) MPLS
13 4 (0.46%) Intranet
13 4 (0.46%) Network Security
13 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.46%) NAS
14 3 (0.35%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (0.35%) Packet Switching
14 3 (0.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.22%) Big Data
4 22 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.96%) MySQL
7 16 (1.84%) DB2
7 16 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.73%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
2 7 (0.81%) ERwin
3 5 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.46%) Maven
5 3 (0.35%) JUnit
5 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.23%) MSI
6 2 (0.23%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.12%) Ant
7 1 (0.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) Jtest
7 1 (0.12%) Log4j
7 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
General
1 147 (16.92%) Finance
2 60 (6.90%) Retail
3 46 (5.29%) Banking
4 42 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.07%) Billing
7 14 (1.61%) Publishing
8 13 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.38%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.38%) Marketing
10 11 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.15%) Law
11 10 (1.15%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.04%) Local Government
12 9 (1.04%) Legal
13 7 (0.81%) Games
14 6 (0.69%) Automotive
15 5 (0.58%) Front Office
16 4 (0.46%) Back Office
16 4 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 596 (68.58%) Architect
2 185 (21.29%) Solutions Architect
3 172 (19.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 65 (7.48%) Technical Architect
5 58 (6.67%) Analyst
6 56 (6.44%) Developer
7 44 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 42 (4.83%) Data Architect
9 37 (4.26%) Senior Architect
10 34 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
11 32 (3.68%) Security Architect
12 27 (3.11%) Project Manager
13 25 (2.88%) Lead Architect
14 24 (2.76%) Information Architect
15 22 (2.53%) Designer
16 18 (2.07%) Consultant
17 17 (1.96%) Integration Architect
18 16 (1.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
19 12 (1.38%) Java Architect
19 12 (1.38%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.70%) .NET
2 70 (8.06%) XML
3 68 (7.83%) Middleware
4 61 (7.02%) Web Services
5 54 (6.21%) J2EE
6 38 (4.37%) REST
7 24 (2.76%) SOAP
8 21 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 20 (2.30%) HTML
9 20 (2.30%) JMS
10 17 (1.96%) Ajax
10 17 (1.96%) XSD
10 17 (1.96%) JSON
11 16 (1.84%) CSS
11 16 (1.84%) WSDL
12 14 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (1.27%) Spring
14 11 (1.27%) Hibernate
14 11 (1.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.63%) Management Information System
2 72 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.44%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.18%) Open Source
5 34 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.53%) CESG
7 20 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.96%) Clustering
9 16 (1.84%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.61%) NHS
10 14 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.38%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 10 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.04%) PACS
13 9 (1.04%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.92%) iSeries
14 8 (0.92%) User Experience
15 7 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 104 (11.97%) Windows
2 54 (6.21%) UNIX
3 44 (5.06%) Linux
4 25 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.30%) Solaris
6 14 (1.61%) Android
7 11 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.15%) zOS
9 7 (0.81%) AIX
10 5 (0.58%) MVS
10 5 (0.58%) VME
10 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.35%) HPUX
12 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (33.83%) TOGAF
2 172 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (15.19%) SOA
4 109 (12.54%) UML
5 105 (12.08%) ITIL
6 92 (10.59%) Project Management
7 87 (10.01%) Technical Architecture
8 86 (9.90%) Data Modelling
9 79 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 78 (8.98%) Migration
10 78 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
11 73 (8.40%) Zachman Framework
12 70 (8.06%) Data Architecture
13 60 (6.90%) Scrum
14 58 (6.67%) Service Management
14 58 (6.67%) E-Commerce
15 52 (5.98%) Security Architecture
16 47 (5.41%) CRM
16 47 (5.41%) Information Management
17 46 (5.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (15.07%) Java
2 99 (11.39%) SQL
3 47 (5.41%) C#
4 20 (2.30%) C
5 16 (1.84%) Perl
6 14 (1.61%) Python
7 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.04%) C++
8 9 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.04%) Ruby
9 6 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.69%) Delphi
9 6 (0.69%) Scala
10 5 (0.58%) Erlang
10 5 (0.58%) PHP
11 4 (0.46%) VB
11 4 (0.46%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.46%) R
12 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 92 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 88 (10.13%) Degree
3 61 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.88%) CISSP
5 9 (1.04%) CISM
6 8 (0.92%) ISSAP
7 7 (0.81%) ISEB
8 6 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.58%) MCSE
9 5 (0.58%) CCIE
9 5 (0.58%) CCNP
10 4 (0.46%) CCNA
10 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.35%) CITP
11 3 (0.35%) CISMP
11 3 (0.35%) MBA
11 3 (0.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.53%) COBIT
2 19 (2.19%) QA
2 19 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.81%) SLA
5 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 42 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.92%) XenApp
5 5 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.58%) vCloud
6 4 (0.46%) XenServer
6 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.35%) vSphere
8 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.23%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (0.81%) SCCM
2 4 (0.46%) Puppet
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.23%) Ansible
3 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.23%) SCOM
3 2 (0.23%) Nagios
3 2 (0.23%) OPNET
3 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.23%) Netcool
3 2 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.12%) OpenView
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 164 (18.87%) Oracle
2 134 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.71%) SAP
4 56 (6.44%) IBM
5 23 (2.65%) VMware
6 20 (2.30%) Sun
7 18 (2.07%) Citrix
8 16 (1.84%) Software AG
9 15 (1.73%) webMethods
10 14 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.50%) Cisco
12 12 (1.38%) Sybase
12 12 (1.38%) Cerner
13 11 (1.27%) Informatica
13 11 (1.27%) HP
13 11 (1.27%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.04%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.92%) CA
16 6 (0.69%) EMC
16 6 (0.69%) JBoss
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