The median contractor rate for a Chief Enterprise Architect was £800 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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.

Chief Enterprise Architect
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 637 621
Rank change year-on-year +42 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Enterprise Architect 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £800 £763 £680
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +12.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £693 £650
10% offered a daily rate of more than £880 £833 £1,053
UK excluding London median daily rate £900 £675 £650
% change year-on-year +33.33% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Chief Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Enterprise Architect in the UK

Chief Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Enterprise Architect in the UK

Chief Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Enterprise Architect over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chief Enterprise Architect in the UK

Chief Enterprise Architect
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +50 5 £800 +4.91%
London +37 4 £675 -20.58%
South East - 1 £900 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £900 -
Berkshire - 1 £900 -

Chief Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Chief 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 featuring Chief Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Presales
5 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) Opsware
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual

Chief Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
1 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
1 1 (11.11%) BEA
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos
1 1 (11.11%) EMC
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) NetApp
1 1 (11.11%) Opsware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Qualys
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) Sun
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas
1 1 (11.11%) VMware