The table below looks at the statistics for Zachman Framework 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 Zachman Framework over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zachman Framework
Rank 80 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Zachman Framework 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 1.37% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.78% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
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£450 £536 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% -23.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £495 £480
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £60.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
Zachman Framework
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
818 619 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.38% 77.28% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 306 229
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 26
Average hourly rate £20.97 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Zachman Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zachman Framework across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Zachman Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Zachman Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zachman Framework across the Cheshire region.

Zachman Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Zachman Framework
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 Zachman Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -18 2 £450 -16.04%
Zachman Framework
North West

Zachman Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Zachman Framework 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 Zachman Framework.

1 9 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Process
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Zachman Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Zachman Framework 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 Zachman Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Business Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) IT Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) HPUX
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Process
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Sun
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Dell
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) VMware