The table below looks at the statistics for TOGAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 16 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.35% 0.50% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 0.57% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £520 £495
% change year-on-year
-5.28% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.75 £51.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.58%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 175 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.00% 87.94% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 29
Average daily rate £376 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £251 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £36.07 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £31.56 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

TOGAF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

TOGAF
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

TOGAF Daily Rate Trend in Chester

TOGAF
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF across the Chester region.

TOGAF Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

TOGAF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Local Government
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
4 1 (12.50%) MODAF

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Local Government
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Domain Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
4 1 (12.50%) MODAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA