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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 66 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.10% 1.58% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.11% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £565 £614
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -7.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £662 £856
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £511 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £43.98 £71.25
% change year-on-year
+35.30% -38.28%
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
903 615 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.62% 74.91% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 10 £600 +5.96%
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (47.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (39.13%) SOA
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (26.09%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) OAuth
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
6 5 (21.74%) Local Government
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) SAML
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Data Management

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Local Government
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
3 5 (21.74%) OAuth
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) SOA
2 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Process Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle