Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 79 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 +11
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 6 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.46% 1.39% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.61% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 47
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £425 £618
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -31.17% +23.50%
10th Percentile £368 £360 £460
90th Percentile £655 £693 £700
North West median daily rate £537 £500 £600
% change year-on-year +7.40% -16.67% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £33.00
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +43.94% +120.00%

Enterprise Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1101 1239 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.60% 86.10% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 887 1160
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £280
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%
10th Percentile £10.13 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -30.16% +80.00%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Cheshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 2 £578 -14.44% 1
Chester - 1 £335 -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) SABSA
3 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SAML
3 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services

Enterprise Architecture
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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) OAuth
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) SABSA
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Cadence