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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zachman Framework
Rank 53 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Zachman Framework 15 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£540 £917 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.53 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-43.69% +28.26%
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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
642 619 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.48% 74.58% 64.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 291 335
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 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 26
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.21 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (46.15%) CESG
5 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
5 11 (42.31%) BS7799
5 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
6 10 (38.46%) Information Security
6 10 (38.46%) CISSP
6 10 (38.46%) Service Management
7 9 (34.62%) CISA
7 9 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
8 5 (19.23%) Security Management
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 2 (7.69%) Finance
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
10 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (3.85%) SABSA

Zachman Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Security Architect
3 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Information Architect
4 3 (11.54%) IT Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) CESG
2 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 13 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (46.15%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 10 (38.46%) Information Security
5 10 (38.46%) Service Management
6 9 (34.62%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
7 5 (19.23%) Security Management
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.85%) SABSA
9 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) CISSP
4 9 (34.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) BS7799