The table below looks at the statistics for Enterprise Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 78 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 35 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.08% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £257 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £33.68 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-32.62% -41.43%
Enterprise Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1785 1386 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.41% 66.73% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 722 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Warwickshire +1 13 £500 +4.16% 2
Birmingham +3 7 £450 +60.71% 1
Coventry -5 5 £525 -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture.

1 30 (46.88%) TOGAF
2 19 (29.69%) Data Modelling
3 18 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (20.31%) SAP
6 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 11 (17.19%) Degree
7 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
8 10 (15.63%) CRM
9 9 (14.06%) UML
9 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.06%) Project Planning
9 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
9 9 (14.06%) Security Architecture
9 9 (14.06%) Analytics
10 8 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (12.50%) SOA
11 7 (10.94%) WAN
11 7 (10.94%) IBM
11 7 (10.94%) Middleware
11 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (10.94%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.94%) Data Architecture
12 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (9.38%) Open Source
12 6 (9.38%) Firewall
12 6 (9.38%) Finance
12 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.56%) CICS
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.56%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) Casewise Modeler
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 4 (6.25%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.56%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) Wireless
5 2 (3.13%) IPsec
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.13%) MPLS
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) Packet Switching
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) ATM
6 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.69%) OLAP
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) Informix
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Integration Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Data Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Chief Technical Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Chief Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Business Process Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Information Architect
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Process Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Middleware
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) EJB
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Open Source
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.69%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (4.69%) DataPower
5 3 (4.69%) GIS
6 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) TOGAF
2 19 (29.69%) Data Modelling
3 18 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.63%) CRM
7 9 (14.06%) UML
7 9 (14.06%) Project Planning
7 9 (14.06%) Security Architecture
7 9 (14.06%) Analytics
8 8 (12.50%) SOA
8 8 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (10.94%) Project Management
9 7 (10.94%) Data Architecture
9 7 (10.94%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.81%) BPMN
12 4 (6.25%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) VBA
2 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) ISSAP
5 2 (3.13%) MBA
5 2 (3.13%) CITP
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) SAP
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) IBM
4 5 (7.81%) CA
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) Casewise
7 2 (3.13%) Netezza
7 2 (3.13%) Informatica
7 2 (3.13%) Splunk
8 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.56%) RightScale
8 1 (1.56%) Sybase
8 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft