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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Enterprise Architect
Rank 597 572 553
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Enterprise Architect 16 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.038% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.041% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
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£625 £600 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £600 £625
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

Senior Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 3 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 3 July 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
London -11 11 £625 -8.25% 2
England -39 11 £625 +4.16% 3
City of London -9 1 £650 +13.04% 1

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (53.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Market Research
5 10 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 10 (35.71%) Validation
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 10 (35.71%) SOA
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) SaaS
7 6 (21.43%) PaaS
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
10 3 (10.71%) Line Management
11 2 (7.14%) SABSA
11 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
11 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
11 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (7.14%) SQL
12 1 (3.57%) Service Management
12 1 (3.57%) CISM

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
1 6 (21.43%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (53.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Market Research
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 10 (35.71%) SOA
5 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 10 (35.71%) Validation
5 10 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) SABSA
9 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) Rackspace