Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 May 2020 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
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 299 310 296
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 365 774 874
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.85% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.98% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 550 596
Median daily rate £618 £575 £561
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.39% +2.45% +2.05%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £425
90th Percentile £825 £725 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 2
Median hourly rate £42.75 £33.40 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.99% -40.62% +50.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £33.40 £39.13
90th Percentile £67.18 £83.75 £74.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £33.40 £56.25
% change year-on-year +51.20% -40.62% +25.00%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,022 79,195 87,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.44% 87.26% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,204 52,151 57,814
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,410 2,124 2,314
Median hourly rate £29.88 £24.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% +12.88% -13.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.82 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.13% +14.63% -21.15%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Architecture.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Architecture.

Hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
England +20 331 £625 +13.64% 70
UK excluding London +16 223 £600 +9.09% 61
London +27 116 £650 +8.33% 14
North of England +96 67 £625 +21.36% 20
South East +10 52 £550 - 8
Midlands +70 41 £625 +8.70% 14
North West +67 39 £638 +18.60% 14
West Midlands +53 33 £613 +2.08% 14
South West +27 33 £585 +6.36% 11
Yorkshire +45 19 £600 +20.00% 3
Work from Home +4 18 £800 +56.10% 5
East of England +46 14 £535 +4.39% 4
North East +29 9 £1,225 +88.46% 3
Scotland +9 9 £453 -23.95% 4
East Midlands +52 8 £700 +91.78%
Wales -7 5 £483 -25.77% 1
Northern Ireland +17 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 103 (28.22%) TOGAF
2 77 (21.10%) Security Cleared
3 70 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (16.71%) Azure
5 60 (16.44%) Microsoft
6 52 (14.25%) Finance
7 51 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (12.33%) Public Sector
9 44 (12.05%) Oracle
9 44 (12.05%) Analytics
10 43 (11.78%) ERP
11 42 (11.51%) ITIL
12 41 (11.23%) Migration
13 40 (10.96%) Data Modelling
13 40 (10.96%) SAP
14 39 (10.68%) AWS
15 38 (10.41%) Security Architecture
15 38 (10.41%) Information Security
16 37 (10.14%) Management Information System
16 37 (10.14%) Visualisation
17 36 (9.86%) Data Architecture
17 36 (9.86%) SC Cleared
18 35 (9.59%) Data Security
18 35 (9.59%) Project Management
18 35 (9.59%) Architectural Design
19 34 (9.32%) Architecture Roadmap
20 33 (9.04%) DevOps
20 33 (9.04%) Active Directory
20 33 (9.04%) DV Cleared

Enterprise Architecture
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 17 (4.66%) Skype for Business
2 14 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.64%) IIS
5 6 (1.64%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.37%) JBoss
7 4 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.10%) Confluence
7 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.82%) CMS
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.82%) SAP EP
8 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) CATIA
4 2 (0.55%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (4.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.37%) SAP MDG
2 5 (1.37%) SAP MII
3 4 (1.10%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.82%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.82%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.55%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Travel Management
5 2 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.55%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (16.71%) Azure
2 39 (10.68%) AWS
3 23 (6.30%) SaaS
4 18 (4.93%) IaaS
4 18 (4.93%) Office 365
5 17 (4.66%) PaaS
6 12 (3.29%) GCP
7 9 (2.47%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Cognito
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.27%) Heroku
11 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.77%) Firewall
2 24 (6.58%) VoIP
3 18 (4.93%) Skype
4 17 (4.66%) Network Security
5 14 (3.84%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (3.84%) VPN
6 13 (3.56%) Unified Communications
6 13 (3.56%) WAN
7 11 (3.01%) LAN
7 11 (3.01%) X.509
8 10 (2.74%) Wireless
9 8 (2.19%) DNS
10 7 (1.92%) MPLS
11 6 (1.64%) DHCP
11 6 (1.64%) Internet
12 5 (1.37%) BGP
12 5 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.37%) EIGRP
12 5 (1.37%) OSPF
12 5 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.74%) Data Lake
4 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.47%) SAP HANA
5 8 (2.19%) Big Data
5 8 (2.19%) Power BI
6 5 (1.37%) MySQL
6 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.37%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.82%) DB2
8 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.82%) OLAP
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.64%) JIRA
2 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.10%) ERwin
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Maven
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 52 (14.25%) Finance
2 45 (12.33%) Public Sector
3 31 (8.49%) Banking
4 25 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.48%) Legal
6 12 (3.29%) Retail
7 9 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.92%) Marketing
9 6 (1.64%) Law
10 5 (1.37%) Electronics
11 4 (1.10%) Military
12 3 (0.82%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.55%) Back Office
13 2 (0.55%) Police
14 1 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (70.14%) Architect
2 81 (22.19%) Solutions Architect
3 51 (13.97%) Enterprise Architect
4 38 (10.41%) Technical Architect
5 33 (9.04%) Security Architect
6 24 (6.58%) SAP Architect
7 20 (5.48%) Data Architect
8 19 (5.21%) Security Engineer
9 15 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (3.84%) Consultant
11 13 (3.56%) Developer
12 12 (3.29%) Network Architect
12 12 (3.29%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
12 12 (3.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.74%) Senior Architect
14 9 (2.47%) Designer
14 9 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 9 (2.47%) Security Consultant
15 8 (2.19%) Business Architect
15 8 (2.19%) Data Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.38%) REST
1 16 (4.38%) XML
2 15 (4.11%) SOAP
3 14 (3.84%) .NET
3 14 (3.84%) JSON
3 14 (3.84%) Middleware
3 14 (3.84%) Web Services
4 12 (3.29%) SAML
5 11 (3.01%) SAP Fiori
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.64%) RESTful
7 5 (1.37%) XSD
8 4 (1.10%) EDI
8 4 (1.10%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.10%) SAPUI5
8 4 (1.10%) Visualforce
9 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.82%) Java EE
9 3 (0.82%) Kafka
9 3 (0.82%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.84%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.47%) PKI
7 9 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.64%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.64%) User Experience
9 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.82%) Blog
11 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) NHS
11 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.82%) Social Media
11 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.58%) Windows
2 18 (4.93%) Linux
3 5 (1.37%) CentOS
3 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.10%) Android
4 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.55%) Unix
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.22%) TOGAF
2 70 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (12.05%) Analytics
6 43 (11.78%) ERP
7 42 (11.51%) ITIL
8 41 (11.23%) Migration
9 40 (10.96%) Data Modelling
10 38 (10.41%) Information Security
10 38 (10.41%) Security Architecture
11 37 (10.14%) Visualisation
12 36 (9.86%) Data Architecture
13 35 (9.59%) Architectural Design
13 35 (9.59%) Data Security
13 35 (9.59%) Project Management
14 34 (9.32%) Architecture Roadmap
15 33 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
15 33 (9.04%) DevOps
16 29 (7.95%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.21%) SQL
2 16 (4.38%) Python
3 14 (3.84%) Java
4 7 (1.92%) C#
5 6 (1.64%) ABAP
5 6 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.10%) ActionScript
6 4 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (1.10%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.10%) C
6 4 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.10%) SOQL
6 4 (1.10%) SOSL
6 4 (1.10%) VBA
7 3 (0.82%) Ada
7 3 (0.82%) Perl
7 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 77 (21.10%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 33 (9.04%) DV Cleared
4 25 (6.85%) CISSP
5 23 (6.30%) CISM
6 20 (5.48%) Degree
7 19 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (4.93%) CCIE
9 15 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.29%) CCIE Collaboration
11 11 (3.01%) CCNP
12 8 (2.19%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (1.64%) CCDP
13 6 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (1.64%) CCNA
14 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.37%) CCDE
15 4 (1.10%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.82%) CLAS
16 3 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.48%) COBIT
2 19 (5.21%) GDPR
2 19 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.66%) Data Quality
4 11 (3.01%) QA
5 9 (2.47%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.64%) NIST
7 6 (1.64%) RMADS
8 4 (1.10%) NCSC
9 3 (0.82%) AICPA
10 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.55%) GxP
10 2 (0.55%) HL7
10 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.55%) PMO
11 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.27%) NIST 800
System Software
1 33 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.01%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (3.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.64%) RSA Archer
4 4 (1.10%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.10%) SCCM
5 3 (0.82%) Ansible
5 3 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.82%) Terraform
6 2 (0.55%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 2 (0.55%) FlexNet
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.55%) Oozie
7 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 60 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.05%) Oracle
3 40 (10.96%) SAP
4 31 (8.49%) Cisco
5 23 (6.30%) VMware
6 16 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.74%) Google
8 7 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.64%) Splunk
10 5 (1.37%) Dell
10 5 (1.37%) Juniper
10 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.10%) Ariba
11 4 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.10%) IBM
11 4 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.10%) Sparx
12 3 (0.82%) Actuate
12 3 (0.82%) Meraki