The median contractor rate for a Enterprise Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Architect
England / South East
Rank 221 233 241
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 24 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 18
Median daily rate £600 £550 £610
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -9.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £640 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £625 £581
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.21 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Enterprise Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architect in the South East

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Architect in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architect in the South East

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architect in the South East

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architect in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architect in the South East

Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £625 +28.20%
West Sussex +1 4 £500 -9.09%
Berkshire +22 3 £663 +23.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 -
Surrey +8 1 £525 -17.64% 3
Hampshire +3 1 £550 +7.31%
Enterprise Architect
England

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Enterprise Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 20 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (25.76%) IT Strategy
3 14 (21.21%) Retail
3 14 (21.21%) Degree
4 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) Migration
5 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 12 (18.18%) Citrix
5 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.18%) Cisco
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) XenDesktop
8 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
8 9 (13.64%) XenApp
8 9 (13.64%) AppDNA
8 9 (13.64%) GPG13
8 9 (13.64%) Protective Monitoring
8 9 (13.64%) Fat Client
8 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (13.64%) AppSense
8 9 (13.64%) Thin Client
8 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 8 (12.12%) Oracle
9 8 (12.12%) SAP
9 8 (12.12%) BIG-IP
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (12.12%) DevOps

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (7.58%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) FileNet
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) BIG-IP
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.06%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.52%) IPv4
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) Power BI
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (21.21%) Retail
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Publishing
4 3 (4.55%) Billing
5 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) German Language
6 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) WSDL
4 2 (3.03%) XSD
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.52%) Java EE
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Fat Client
1 9 (13.64%) Thin Client
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.03%) BBC
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) New Media
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
1 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (25.76%) IT Strategy
3 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 11 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.64%) Protective Monitoring
5 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.12%) DevOps
7 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.58%) UML
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.06%) ITIL
9 3 (4.55%) Content Management
9 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.55%) CRM
9 3 (4.55%) Data Management
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) Java
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) MBA
5 4 (6.06%) PhD
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) CEH
6 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.52%) CISA
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CISM
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) CITP
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCSD
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) GPG13
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) XenDesktop
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (13.64%) XenApp
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.06%) XenServer
5 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Cisco
1 12 (18.18%) Citrix
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) AppSense
4 8 (12.12%) F5
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) Palo Alto
4 8 (12.12%) SAP
5 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 5 (7.58%) VMware
7 4 (6.06%) Avaya
7 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (3.03%) Cognos
8 2 (3.03%) Informatica
8 2 (3.03%) Netezza
8 2 (3.03%) Reuters
8 2 (3.03%) Teradata