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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Solution Architect
Rank 590 565 576
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 23 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.025% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Average daily rate
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£650 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £496
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £575 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +15.00%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 19 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 24 October 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 -18 21 £650 +13.04% 4
London -3 10 £650 +10.63% 3
South West -30 5 £650 +13.04%
Bristol - 5 £650 -
City of London - 4 £473 -
South East -18 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Bradford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (30.77%) SOA
2 11 (28.21%) Open Source
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (23.08%) SAP
4 8 (20.51%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) Retail
4 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
5 6 (15.38%) Billing
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) Middleware
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) BPR
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (12.82%) Finance
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Network Management
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (10.26%) IaaS
7 4 (10.26%) SaaS
7 4 (10.26%) PaaS
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.26%) Java EE
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) LAMP

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.56%) Cordys
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP SCM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
1 4 (10.26%) PaaS
1 4 (10.26%) IaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Broadband
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
1 2 (5.13%) MVNO
2 1 (2.56%) VoLTE
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Billing
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
4 4 (10.26%) Back Office
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
6 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (5.13%) Banking
7 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.56%) Front Office
7 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
2 5 (12.82%) J2EE
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) LAMP
3 4 (10.26%) Java EE
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) Drools
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) LIMS
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) SOA
2 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) BPR
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Network Management
4 5 (12.82%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) B2B
6 3 (7.69%) E-business
7 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) XQuery
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CITP
2 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) JDA
4 2 (5.13%) Primavera
4 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Endeca
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
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