The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 25 June 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.10% 2.51% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.40% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £500 £668 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.14% +20.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £615 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £711 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +3.61% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  

Enterprise Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 290 324 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.09% 73.97% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 200 213
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 32
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in Lancashire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Lancashire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in Lancashire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Lancashire

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -16 5 £525 -
Enterprise Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Forum Sentry
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) HPUX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management

Enterprise Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Business Solution Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation Architect
4 2 (25.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) HPUX
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) F5