The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Enterprise 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 Senior Enterprise Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Enterprise Architect
Rank 580 579 566
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Enterprise Architect 20 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.004% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
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£638 £738 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.55% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £668 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £788 £808 £723
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 - £600
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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Senior Enterprise Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Enterprise Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Senior Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -34 20 £638 -13.55%
London +24 19 £650 -11.86%
City of London +29 3 £700 -15.15%
Docklands, London - - - -
South West - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Enterprise 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 Senior Enterprise Architect in their job title.

1 20 (64.52%) TOGAF
2 14 (45.16%) Service Management
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) DoDAF
8 3 (9.68%) MODAF
8 3 (9.68%) CESG
8 3 (9.68%) ERP
8 3 (9.68%) Finance
8 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle
9 2 (6.45%) SAP
9 2 (6.45%) Java
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
10 1 (3.23%) vSphere
10 1 (3.23%) SaaS
10 1 (3.23%) PaaS
10 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Information Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Process Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.23%) Network Management

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Enterprise 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 Senior Enterprise Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Lync
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) VLAN
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Java EE
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) CESG
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) TOGAF
2 14 (45.16%) Service Management
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) DoDAF
6 3 (9.68%) MODAF
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Process Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.23%) Network Management
8 1 (3.23%) Master Data Management
8 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) VMware