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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Solution Architect
Rank 571 568 536
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 15 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.050% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Average daily rate
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£556 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £520 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £850 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £520 -
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 1 April 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 14 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 1 April 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 -20 12 £563 -13.46% 1
London +1 5 £575 -14.81%
South East -23 3 £569 +9.37%
City of London +18 2 £585 -22.00%
North West - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (30.77%) SOA
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) CMS
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) SaaS
6 2 (7.69%) PaaS
6 2 (7.69%) Social Media
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) SAP

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) PSTN
1 1 (3.85%) 4G
1 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
1 2 (7.69%) Social Media
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.85%) PDA
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) SOA
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Use Case
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Nortel
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.85%) Verint
2 1 (3.85%) Endeca
2 1 (3.85%) hybris