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 3 months to 23 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 108 117
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 29 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 1.44% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.75% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 20
Median daily rate £538 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £743 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £525 £498
% change year-on-year +3.61% +5.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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 -3 12 £588 +18.98% 3
Lancashire 0 7 £500 -25.14%
Merseyside +4 5 £513 +2.24% 1
Cheshire +14 4 £603 +4.78% 1
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) IT Strategy
3 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.07%) CRM
4 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) Data Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
5 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (14.63%) Finance
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.20%) Web Services
6 5 (12.20%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) F5
6 5 (12.20%) Data Governance
6 5 (12.20%) Data Management
6 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.20%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (12.20%) Case Management
6 5 (12.20%) User Experience
6 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
7 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
7 4 (9.76%) CyberArk
7 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (9.76%) Physical Data Model

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 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.44%) Akamai
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Business Solution Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.88%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) REST
2 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) OAuth
3 2 (4.88%) SAML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.44%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) User Experience
4 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) AIX
1 4 (9.76%) HPUX
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Solaris
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) IT Strategy
3 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.07%) CRM
4 7 (17.07%) Data Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Project Management
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Case Management
6 5 (12.20%) Data Governance
6 5 (12.20%) Data Management
6 5 (12.20%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (12.20%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (9.76%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (9.76%) Workflow
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) R
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) F5
2 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
3 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
3 4 (9.76%) CyberArk
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) Twitter
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) Meraki
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Sitecore