Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 175 199
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 20 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 38
North West median daily rate £600 £540 £688
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.45% +25.00%
10th Percentile £506 £470 £576
90th Percentile £678 £625 £1,000
England median daily rate £675 £613 £650
% change year-on-year +10.20% -5.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.16 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -23.78% -37.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,653 5,463 6,597
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.98% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,543 3,436 4,242
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £586 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 251 241
North West median hourly rate £19.02 £18.50 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +14.09% -20.90%
10th Percentile £11.09 £11.25 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.53 £48.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architect in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architect in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architect in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architect in the North West

Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Manchester -22 8 £523 -2.15% 4
Lancashire - 4 - -
Merseyside -4 2 £575 -4.17%
Cumbria - 2 £638 -
Cheshire -7 1 £700 +55.56%
Enterprise Architect
England

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Enterprise 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 North West region featuring Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Back Office
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (10.00%) People Management
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) Boomi
4 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Boomi
1 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.00%) People Management
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Dell
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Northgate
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds