Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 169 106
Rank change year-on-year +44 -63 +52
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 75 46 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.42% 0.78% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.93% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 108
North West median daily rate £515 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £335 £360 £398
90th Percentile £638 £670 £700
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £54.50 £43.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +25.29% +4.82% +176.67%

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 4,427 4,949 6,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.64% 84.32% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,850 3,223 4,084
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £560
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 167 285
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.69% -15.38% +59.74%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £51.50 £50.48
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +39 35 £495 -1.00% 4
Merseyside +23 17 £337 -27.53% 2
Cheshire -12 10 £600 - 1
Lancashire +12 9 £610 -2.40% 3
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) TOGAF
3 16 (21.33%) Service Management
4 15 (20.00%) ITIL
5 14 (18.67%) Social Media
5 14 (18.67%) SFIA
6 13 (17.33%) IT Governance
6 13 (17.33%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (16.00%) Service Design
7 12 (16.00%) Open Source
7 12 (16.00%) Finance
8 11 (14.67%) ITSM
8 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
8 11 (14.67%) SDLC
8 11 (14.67%) IT Strategy
9 10 (13.33%) Domain Models
9 10 (13.33%) ServiceNow
9 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 10 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 9 (12.00%) Siebel
10 9 (12.00%) Java
10 9 (12.00%) Project Management
11 8 (10.67%) Degree
11 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
11 8 (10.67%) ITIL V2

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 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.67%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Apache Hive
1 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) HBase
3 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) Redis
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.67%) ERwin
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Hudson
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Architect
2 17 (22.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 15 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Head of IT
6 6 (8.00%) Information Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Digital Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Head of Support
7 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (6.67%) IT Support
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) JSON
2 5 (6.67%) Middleware
3 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.33%) CSS
3 4 (5.33%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) Java EE
4 3 (4.00%) JSF
4 3 (4.00%) JSP
4 3 (4.00%) REST
4 3 (4.00%) Servlets
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.67%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (2.67%) LINQ
5 2 (2.67%) Mason
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) OAuth
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Social Media
2 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.33%) User Experience
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) CESG
6 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.33%) Life Science
8 1 (1.33%) New Media
8 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) TOGAF
3 16 (21.33%) Service Management
4 15 (20.00%) ITIL
5 14 (18.67%) SFIA
6 13 (17.33%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (17.33%) IT Governance
7 12 (16.00%) Open Source
7 12 (16.00%) Service Design
8 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
8 11 (14.67%) IT Strategy
8 11 (14.67%) ITSM
8 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (14.67%) SDLC
9 10 (13.33%) Domain Models
9 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 10 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Java
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) R
3 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) COBOL
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.33%) CISMP
4 1 (1.33%) IISP
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) GMP
2 3 (4.00%) COBIT
3 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 9 (12.00%) Siebel
3 4 (5.33%) Casewise
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Cadence
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.67%) CA
5 2 (2.67%) Informatica
5 2 (2.67%) IronPort
5 2 (2.67%) Lotus
5 2 (2.67%) OpenText
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Apple