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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 53 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£565 £584 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% +66.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -
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
582 693 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.86% 75.99% 65.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 335 341
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 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 46 26
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 7 £574 -37.43% 1
Knutsford - - - -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (70.37%) Zachman Framework
2 14 (51.85%) Security Architecture
3 12 (44.44%) CESG
3 12 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (40.74%) Information Security
4 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
4 11 (40.74%) CISSP
4 11 (40.74%) BS7799
4 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
5 9 (33.33%) CISA
5 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
8 5 (18.52%) Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Local Government
10 3 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) Service Management
11 2 (7.41%) SABSA
11 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
11 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
11 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (7.41%) Internet
11 2 (7.41%) Middleware
11 2 (7.41%) Oracle

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Architect
2 12 (44.44%) Security Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Architect
5 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) CESG
2 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Zachman Framework
2 14 (51.85%) Security Architecture
3 12 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (40.74%) Information Security
4 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
5 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
6 5 (18.52%) Security Management
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (7.41%) SABSA
9 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
9 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
9 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) ERP
9 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CISSP
2 9 (33.33%) CISA
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CISMP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) BS7799
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft