The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 56 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.58% 1.21% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.60% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£526 £475 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +23.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £343 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £829 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-42.37% +28.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 564 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.84% 75.91% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 240 317
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
TOGAF
North West

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 July 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 July 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
Chester - 2 - -
Knutsford - - - -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 13 (46.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
4 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Service Management
5 9 (32.14%) Protective Monitoring
5 9 (32.14%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 8 (28.57%) CESG
6 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 8 (28.57%) BS7799
7 7 (25.00%) CISSP
7 7 (25.00%) Information Security
8 6 (21.43%) CISA
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
10 4 (14.29%) Security Management
11 3 (10.71%) PMP
11 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
12 2 (7.14%) Middleware
12 2 (7.14%) Oracle
12 2 (7.14%) ERP
12 2 (7.14%) SOA
12 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) IT Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) CESG
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 13 (46.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 10 (35.71%) Service Management
4 9 (32.14%) Protective Monitoring
4 9 (32.14%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 7 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) Security Management
9 2 (7.14%) ERP
9 2 (7.14%) SOA
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
10 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.57%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) CISSP
4 6 (21.43%) CISA
5 3 (10.71%) PMP
5 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CISMP
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) BS7799
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft