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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 53 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 19 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 2.84% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.58% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 8
Average daily rate £650 £475 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £507
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £590 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £42.75
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
751 587 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.67% 79.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 360 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 17 £665 +47.77%
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (69.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (40.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 15 (35.71%) SABSA
5 14 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 14 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 14 (33.33%) Security Management
5 14 (33.33%) Legal
6 12 (28.57%) CISSP
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
8 9 (21.43%) CLAS
9 7 (16.67%) CRM
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) Banking
9 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
10 6 (14.29%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 5 (11.90%) Billing
11 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (11.90%) ArchiMate
12 4 (9.52%) SOA
13 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.14%) Internet
13 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
13 3 (7.14%) Service Management
13 3 (7.14%) Firewall
13 3 (7.14%) Wireless

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (4.76%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) GIS
General
1 14 (33.33%) Legal
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Finance
4 5 (11.90%) Billing
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.76%) Retail
7 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Architect
2 17 (40.48%) Security Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Digital Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (4.76%) CISSP Architect
7 2 (4.76%) CLAS Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.76%) IT Architect
7 2 (4.76%) SABSA Security Architect
8 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Zachman Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (40.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 15 (35.71%) SABSA
5 14 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 14 (33.33%) Security Management
5 14 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
7 7 (16.67%) CRM
7 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
9 5 (11.90%) ArchiMate
9 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (9.52%) SOA
11 3 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Service Management
11 3 (7.14%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) CISSP
2 9 (21.43%) CLAS
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.14%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) ESRI