Period
to 14 May 2021

The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Solutions Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 Solution Architect
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 589 592 797
Rank change year-on-year +3 +205 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 16 24 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.053% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.057% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 10
10th Percentile £527 £516 £512
25th Percentile £581 £588 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £663 £600
Median % change year-on-year -1.89% +10.42% +0.42%
75th Percentile £700 £816 £716
90th Percentile £760 £838 £780
UK median daily rate £628 £663 £600
% change year-on-year -5.28% +10.42% +2.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 42,098 42,453 78,958
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.76% 93.88% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,085 28,585 53,578
10th Percentile £286 £250 £275
25th Percentile £385 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £473
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.12% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,444 1,516 2,305
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.63 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate £21.87 £19.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.11% +2.70% +5.71%
75th Percentile £44.55 £37.97 £40.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £51.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +5.56% +2.86%

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Enterprise Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Solutions Architect in England

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect in England.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Solutions Architect in England

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Solutions Architect in England

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. 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
London -32 9 £634 -6.11% 1
South West +42 3 £700 +33.33%
South East +25 1 £600 -0.83%
Enterprise Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, Enterprise Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Enterprise Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Social Skills
3 4 (25.00%) AWS
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) BYOD
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Business Case
4 3 (18.75%) Architecture Roadmap
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
5 2 (12.50%) Architectural Design
5 2 (12.50%) Sparx
5 2 (12.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Intranet
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework

Enterprise Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Police
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) BYOD
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Smart City
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Architecture Roadmap
4 3 (18.75%) Business Case
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) ArchiMate
5 2 (12.50%) Architectural Design
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
5 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sparx
3 1 (6.25%) Ariba
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore