Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 123 161
Rank change year-on-year -59 +38 -15
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 38 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 1.39% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.68% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 78 45
North West median daily rate £575 £545 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +9.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £396 £330 £360
90th Percentile £788 £750 £665
England median daily rate £550 £575 £540
% change year-on-year -4.35% +6.53% -1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £77.42 £47.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year +63.42% +8.91% +19.18%

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 4,989 4,705 5,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.96% 82.76% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,155 3,029 3,584
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 205 169
North West median hourly rate £22.29 £27.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.44% +22.73% -25.98%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.70 £53.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Lancashire -21 12 £650 +6.56%
Manchester -45 10 £425 -14.14% 7
Merseyside -12 9 £430 +27.60% 1
Cheshire -2 6 £628 +19.52% 3
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Web Services
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) Service Management
4 10 (26.32%) Change Management
4 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 10 (26.32%) User Experience
5 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (23.68%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
5 9 (23.68%) Finance
5 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 8 (21.05%) Network Design
6 8 (21.05%) CRM
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) .NET
6 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 8 (21.05%) Case Management
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (18.42%) Node.js
7 7 (18.42%) Business Transformation
7 7 (18.42%) RESTful
7 7 (18.42%) Scala
7 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
7 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
7 7 (18.42%) Dynamics 365

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 (5.26%) SAS
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.42%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Big Data
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) HBase
2 2 (5.26%) Pentaho
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Azure Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) Node.js
3 7 (18.42%) RESTful
3 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.16%) Replication
5 3 (7.89%) Social Media
6 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.63%) FMCG
7 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Change Management
2 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
2 10 (26.32%) Service Management
3 9 (23.68%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
4 8 (21.05%) Case Management
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (21.05%) CRM
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Network Design
4 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
5 7 (18.42%) Business Transformation
5 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
5 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
5 7 (18.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Ruby
2 7 (18.42%) Scala
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CISMP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) CA
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Informatica
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Ariba
4 1 (2.63%) Northgate
4 1 (2.63%) SAP