The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Architect
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 81 77
Rank change year-on-year +28 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £585 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 865 941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.44% 94.33% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 627 566
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Enterprise Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architect in Cheshire

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architect in Cheshire

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Enterprise Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) WAP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
1 3 (60.00%) OneDrive
1 3 (60.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (60.00%) WAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft