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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Enterprise Architect
Rank 565 543 530
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Enterprise Architect 11 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.046% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.050% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 6
Average daily rate
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£600 £700 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £523
10% offered a daily rate of more than £820 £750 £719
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £685 £545
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +25.68%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

Senior Enterprise Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 15 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 27 February 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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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 -29 11 £600 -14.28%
London -20 5 £750 +3.44%
South East -27 2 £625 -
South West - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £650 -
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £650 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
East Midlands - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (64.52%) TOGAF
2 17 (54.84%) Service Management
3 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (41.94%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) DoDAF
8 3 (9.68%) MODAF
8 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (9.68%) SLA
8 3 (9.68%) NHS
8 3 (9.68%) Finance
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (6.45%) ERP
9 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
9 2 (6.45%) SABSA
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
10 1 (3.23%) SCADA
10 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.23%) SaaS
10 1 (3.23%) PaaS
10 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
10 1 (3.23%) Big Data

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) SCADA
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) TOGAF
2 17 (54.84%) Service Management
3 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (41.94%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) DoDAF
6 3 (9.68%) MODAF
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.45%) SABSA
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Teradata
2 1 (3.23%) Rackspace