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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 51 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 20 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.31% 0.96% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
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£540 £614 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.98% +75.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 £71.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.28% +23.91%
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
642 624 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.31% 74.64% 64.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 298 332
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.22 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Warrington -1 15 £540 -41.11%
Chester - 2 - -
Knutsford - - - -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (74.29%) Zachman Framework
2 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (34.29%) CESG
5 11 (31.43%) Information Security
5 11 (31.43%) BS7799
5 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
5 11 (31.43%) CISSP
5 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
6 10 (28.57%) Service Management
7 9 (25.71%) CISA
7 9 (25.71%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management
9 5 (14.29%) Security Management
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.57%) PMP
11 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
12 2 (5.71%) SABSA
12 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
12 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
12 2 (5.71%) Internet
12 2 (5.71%) Middleware
12 2 (5.71%) Oracle

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Security Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.57%) IT Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.86%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) CSS3
2 1 (2.86%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) CESG
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Zachman Framework
2 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (34.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (31.43%) Information Security
4 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
5 10 (28.57%) Service Management
6 9 (25.71%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 5 (14.29%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.71%) SABSA
10 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
10 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
10 2 (5.71%) ERP
10 2 (5.71%) SOA
10 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.71%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) CISSP
4 9 (25.71%) CISA
5 3 (8.57%) PMP
5 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CISMP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) BS7799
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft