The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 55 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 16 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.99% 1.32% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.79% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Average daily rate £510 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £620 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £493 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 560 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.27% 74.07% 62.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 245 235
Average daily rate £388 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
TOGAF
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOGAF across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

TOGAF Daily Rate Histogram 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 13 £523 -25.35% 1
Chester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (73.08%) Zachman Framework
2 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (42.31%) Service Management
5 9 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (30.77%) CESG
6 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
6 8 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (30.77%) Information Security
6 8 (30.77%) CISA
6 8 (30.77%) Information Security Management
6 8 (30.77%) Security Management
6 8 (30.77%) CISSP
7 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) BS7799
7 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 5 (19.23%) PMP
8 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle
11 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
11 1 (3.85%) ITIL
11 1 (3.85%) JBoss
11 1 (3.85%) Cognos
11 1 (3.85%) ERP

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) DataStage
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Security Architect
4 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Security Architect
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.69%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) CESG
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Zachman Framework
2 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (42.31%) Service Management
3 9 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
4 8 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 8 (30.77%) Security Management
4 8 (30.77%) Information Security
5 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) CISA
3 8 (30.77%) CISSP
4 5 (19.23%) PMP
4 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix