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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 47 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 23 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.93% 1.27% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 1.65% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 1
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£463 £510 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% -21.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £510 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
602 607 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.59% 77.03% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 285 244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 31
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -4 10 £450 -11.76% 1
Knutsford - - - -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 7 (19.44%) Local Government
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) SOA
5 6 (16.67%) Banking
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Informatics
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) NHS
7 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
7 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 4 (11.11%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix
7 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) HPUX
7 4 (11.11%) Solaris
7 4 (11.11%) QA
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) Documentum
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.56%) BODI
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Local Government
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Architect
2 19 (52.78%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Business Process Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Domain Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) SAML
1 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (5.56%) OAuth
1 2 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) NHS
1 5 (13.89%) Informatics
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) CESG
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) HPUX
1 4 (11.11%) Solaris
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) AIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) SABSA
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) RUP
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Information Management
7 3 (8.33%) Unified Process
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.33%) Information Security
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) CISMP
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) VCP4
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.56%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.56%) Dell
3 2 (5.56%) Sun
3 2 (5.56%) Compuware
4 1 (2.78%) Google