The table below looks at the statistics for TOGAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 54 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.94% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.93% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£450 £540 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £511 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.75 £51.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.58%
TOGAF
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.65% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 364 293
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TOGAF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TOGAF
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TOGAF across the Cheshire region.

TOGAF Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

TOGAF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF across the Cheshire region.

TOGAF Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing TOGAF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TOGAF.

1 12 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) CESG
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) CISSP
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) BS7799
4 5 (18.52%) CISA
4 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
4 5 (18.52%) Local Government
4 5 (18.52%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) HPUX
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing TOGAF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TOGAF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Documentum
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) BODI
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (18.52%) Local Government
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Information Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Domain Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 6 (22.22%) CESG
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) HPUX
1 4 (14.81%) Solaris
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (22.22%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Management
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) BS7799
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 2 (7.41%) Compuware
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Google
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