The first table below looks at the demand for the Enterprise Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Solution Architect
Rank 576 551 577
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 18 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.037% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.040% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate
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£588 £641 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £453 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £705 £661
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £608 £640
% change year-on-year
-5.34% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Enterprise Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Enterprise Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Enterprise Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Enterprise Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -26 18 £588 -8.38% 1
London +20 8 £600 -11.11%
South East -10 5 £675 -3.57%
City of London +24 1 £470 -6.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £525 -13.58% 1
Hampshire - 1 £800 -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Enterprise Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (24.24%) Retail
4 8 (24.24%) SOA
5 7 (21.21%) Middleware
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) BPR
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (12.12%) Network Management
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) Billing
8 4 (12.12%) Back Office
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) JDA
8 4 (12.12%) Java
9 3 (9.09%) C#
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Enterprise Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Cordys
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 4 (12.12%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Drools
4 1 (3.03%) jBPM
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) LIMS
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (24.24%) SOA
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) BPR
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.12%) Network Management
7 3 (9.09%) WFM
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.09%) E-business
7 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CITP
3 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) JDA
4 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (9.09%) Kronos
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Primavera
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) EPiServer