The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Enterprise Solution Architect
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 610 598
Rank change year-on-year +43 -12  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Solutions Architect 20 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.079% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.083% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 23
Median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £494 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £613
% change year-on-year +15.00% -18.36%  
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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Solutions Architect in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Solutions Architect in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Solutions Architect in the UK

Enterprise Solutions Architect
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +28 20 £575 +15.00% 10
London -4 8 £800 +18.51% 5
Wiltshire - 5 £545 - 1
South West - 5 £545 - 1
West Midlands +23 3 £575 -8.00%
Shropshire +16 3 £575 +15.00%
Telford +14 3 £575 +15.00%
Swindon - 3 £483 -
South East +36 1 £650 +30.00% 2
North West +26 1 £580 -21.35% 2
Northamptonshire -3 1 £375 -
East Midlands -11 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 £580 -
Surrey - 1 £650 -
Preston - 1 £580 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Enterprise Solutions 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 Enterprise Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
3 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
4 7 (16.28%) Finance
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (13.95%) Retail
5 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
6 5 (11.63%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Middleware
7 4 (9.30%) ERP
7 4 (9.30%) Documentum
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
7 4 (9.30%) Java
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.30%) Banking
7 4 (9.30%) Content Management
7 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) Office 365
8 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
8 3 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Programme

Enterprise Solutions 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 4 (9.30%) Documentum
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) Kentico
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.33%) Magento
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) JMS
3 1 (2.33%) JPA
3 1 (2.33%) OAuth
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) BBC
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) FMCG
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) New Media
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) AIX
1 1 (2.33%) HPUX
1 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) TOGAF
3 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
4 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.30%) Content Management
6 4 (9.30%) CRM
6 4 (9.30%) ERP
6 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) RUP
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) VCAP
3 1 (2.33%) VCDX
3 1 (2.33%) VCP6
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Pega
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Reuters
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Calypso
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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