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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Solution Architect
Rank 592 575 547
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 27 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.051% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 19
Average daily rate £600 £556 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £707 £643 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £550 £510
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.84%
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 23 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 26 £625 +9.89% 3
London 0 17 £590 -1.66% 2
East Midlands - 3 £575 -
South East -1 2 £650 +18.18% 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
South West 0 1 £490 -14.78%
East of England 0 1 £675 +20.00%
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £575 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £575 -
Manchester - 1 £625 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £650 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
Somerset - 1 £490 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £625 -
Wales - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £675 -

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (46.97%) TOGAF
2 18 (27.27%) Retail
3 15 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (21.21%) SOA
5 13 (19.70%) Oracle
6 10 (15.15%) Finance
7 9 (13.64%) Change Management
7 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.64%) SaaS
7 9 (13.64%) PaaS
7 9 (13.64%) IaaS
8 8 (12.12%) ArchiMate
8 8 (12.12%) Coaching
8 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (10.61%) Open Source
9 7 (10.61%) VMware
9 7 (10.61%) Banking
9 7 (10.61%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) Linux
10 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 6 (9.09%) Cisco
10 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (7.58%) Presales
11 5 (7.58%) IBM
11 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
11 5 (7.58%) Unix
11 5 (7.58%) Windows
11 5 (7.58%) ETL

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) FileNet
2 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maximo
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) IaaS
1 9 (13.64%) PaaS
1 9 (13.64%) SaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
1 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) FTP
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) VoIP
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) WLAN
3 2 (3.03%) FCAPS
4 1 (1.52%) Extranet
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
4 1 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) GIS
2 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) DataStage
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (27.27%) Retail
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
1 4 (6.06%) REST
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) RESTful
2 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) EDI
3 1 (1.52%) EJB
3 1 (1.52%) JSON
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) HPUX
3 3 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) TOGAF
2 15 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (21.21%) SOA
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Change Management
5 8 (12.12%) ArchiMate
5 8 (12.12%) Coaching
5 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (10.61%) ITIL
6 7 (10.61%) Open Source
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) Presales
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) ERP
8 4 (6.06%) Line Management
8 4 (6.06%) SDLC
8 4 (6.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) Scala
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MBA
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (7.58%) IBM
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
6 3 (4.55%) ESRI
6 3 (4.55%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) Sun
7 2 (3.03%) FireEye
7 2 (3.03%) McAfee
7 2 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.52%) Informatica
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) Siemens
8 1 (1.52%) webMethods