Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.89% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.95% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £700 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +31.76% -11.46%
North West median daily rate £540 £688 £550
% change year-on-year -21.45% +25.00% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £69.07

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1273 1366 1990
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 93.88% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 989 1324
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £257 £235 £266
90th Percentile £617 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 48 86
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -12.17% +4.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £33.00 £27.63 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.11 £20.25
% change year-on-year +17.96% -20.46% +26.25%

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Enterprise Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 20 November 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (100.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft