The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Solution Architect
Rank 576 569 537
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 31 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.027% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £613 £608
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 24 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 22 May 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 -12 27 £550 -15.38% 3
London +1 16 £550 -15.38% 1
City of London +12 5 £533 -18.07%
South East -12 4 £613 -5.76% 1
Midlands - 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £525 -
West Midlands -9 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £613 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Motherwell - 1 - -
Paisley - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £575 -
Telford - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (29.27%) SOA
2 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Finance
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.20%) Retail
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
5 5 (12.20%) SAP BW
6 4 (9.76%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (9.76%) CMS
6 4 (9.76%) PLM
6 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (7.32%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.32%) Social Media
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Data Management
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) CMS
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) WLAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SAP BW
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) MEAP
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Social Media
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (29.27%) SOA
2 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.76%) PLM
6 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (7.32%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Data Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Logistics
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C#
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) SAP
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.44%) Pega
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com