Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 September 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 149 141
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 41 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 1.00% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 76
North West median daily rate £550 £610 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.84% +22.00% -8.68%
10th Percentile £407 £433 £411
90th Percentile £754 £754 £711
England median daily rate £550 £550 £548
% change year-on-year - +0.46% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +36.36%
England median hourly rate £73.34 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +72.56% -3.41% +33.33%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,874 4,749 6,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.01% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 2,918 3,926
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 198 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.45 £52.65 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -35 17 £544 -3.33% 4
Lancashire -10 13 £585 -4.10% 2
Cheshire -6 6 £500 -17.01%
Merseyside +17 3 £600 +17.07%
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) TOGAF
3 13 (31.71%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (24.39%) SFIA
6 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
7 8 (19.51%) SDLC
7 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) UML
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) SOA
8 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Network Design
8 7 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Business Transformation
9 6 (14.63%) Big Data
9 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
9 6 (14.63%) Data Privacy
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (14.63%) Data Flow Diagram

Enterprise Architecture
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 5 (12.20%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
1 6 (14.63%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (14.63%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.88%) Converged Networks
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.63%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Hive
3 5 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (12.20%) Data Lake
3 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.20%) HBase
3 5 (12.20%) Pentaho
3 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) KDB
5 1 (2.44%) Kdb+
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) ERwin
2 3 (7.32%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Technical Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Data Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Security Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Service Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) JSON
4 2 (4.88%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) Kafka
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Swagger
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.20%) Replication
4 5 (12.20%) Social Media
5 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.88%) User Experience
7 1 (2.44%) CESG
7 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.44%) FMCG
7 1 (2.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) TOGAF
3 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (24.39%) SFIA
5 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
5 8 (19.51%) SDLC
5 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
5 8 (19.51%) UML
6 7 (17.07%) Business Transformation
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (17.07%) Network Design
6 7 (17.07%) SOA
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (14.63%) Data Architecture
7 6 (14.63%) Data Flow Diagram
7 6 (14.63%) Data Privacy
7 6 (14.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) COBOL
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CISMP
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 5 (12.20%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) CA
2 5 (12.20%) Informatica
2 5 (12.20%) Tableau
3 3 (7.32%) Casewise
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Kony
5 1 (2.44%) Northgate
5 1 (2.44%) SAP