The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 150 147
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £575 £738 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.03% +29.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £575 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £875 £714
UK excluding London median daily rate £580 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2763 3599 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.81% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 2233 1998
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 135 194
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Enterprise Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +19 11 £588 -21.66% 4
Cheshire +24 3 £450 - 1
Enterprise Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region featuring Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) Local Government
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) COBIT
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (14.29%) UAG
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) WAP
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services

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 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
1 3 (14.29%) OneDrive
1 3 (14.29%) Yammer
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (14.29%) WAP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCIE
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) hybris
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore