Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 166 180
Rank change year-on-year +78 +14 -61
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 39 34 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.76% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 28
Median daily rate £533 £500 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -11.11% +5.34%
10th Percentile £424 £400 £397
90th Percentile £626 £550 £788
England median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £80.00 £73.34
% change year-on-year -71.88% +9.08% +54.81%

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 1,839 4,487 4,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.76% 84.41% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 2,893 3,092
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £210 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 201 282
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +7.95% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.25 £11.93
90th Percentile £56.75 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +7.95% -4.79%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West.

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 1 December 2020. 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 +59 26 £550 +15.79% 6
Cheshire +34 9 £540 +8.00%
Lancashire - 2 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £200 - 1
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 17 (43.59%) Azure
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 12 (30.77%) Analytics
5 11 (28.21%) PaaS
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (28.21%) TOGAF Certification
6 10 (25.64%) Data Lake
6 10 (25.64%) Databricks
6 10 (25.64%) Machine Learning
6 10 (25.64%) Big Data
6 10 (25.64%) Data Transformation
7 9 (23.08%) HDInsight
8 8 (20.51%) Project Delivery
9 6 (15.38%) Architectural Design
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
10 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (12.82%) AWS
10 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
10 5 (12.82%) Public Sector
11 4 (10.26%) Architecture Roadmap
11 4 (10.26%) Business Case
11 4 (10.26%) SIEM
11 4 (10.26%) Metadata Management
11 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (10.26%) Banking

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 3 (7.69%) Confluence
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Azure
2 11 (28.21%) PaaS
3 5 (12.82%) AWS
4 3 (7.69%) GCP
4 3 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
1 2 (5.13%) X.509
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Big Data
1 10 (25.64%) Data Lake
2 9 (23.08%) HDInsight
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Spanner
4 1 (2.56%) CockroachDB
4 1 (2.56%) DataStage
4 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) HBase
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (12.82%) Public Sector
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.13%) Police
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Architect
2 14 (35.90%) Data Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 10 (25.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Transformation Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.13%) Chai
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) CSS3
1 2 (5.13%) Express
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) HTML5
1 2 (5.13%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (5.13%) Node.js
1 2 (5.13%) RAML
1 2 (5.13%) SAML
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) CGI
2 1 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Android
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 12 (30.77%) Analytics
3 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) Data Transformation
4 10 (25.64%) Machine Learning
5 8 (20.51%) Project Delivery
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Architectural Design
7 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (10.26%) Business Case
8 4 (10.26%) Metadata Management
8 4 (10.26%) SIEM
9 3 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (28.21%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) CSPO
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) NIST
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.56%) Istio
2 1 (2.56%) Knative
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Databricks
3 3 (7.69%) Sparx
4 2 (5.13%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Teradata
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas
5 1 (2.56%) VMware