The table below looks at the statistics for MODAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 565 518 544
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +26
Contract jobs citing MODAF 13 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.092% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.12% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 17
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£438 £455 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £256 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £508 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £455 £538
% change year-on-year
-12.21% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £71.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +119.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +119.23%
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38226 36235 38251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.81% 74.18% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24168 22715 22586
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 1011 1398
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

MODAF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MODAF Jobs Demand Trend in England

MODAF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MODAF Daily Rate Trend in England

MODAF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MODAF Hourly Rate Trend in England

MODAF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
London +5 4 £438 -1.12% 1
South West -40 4 - - 2
South East -15 2 - - 4
East of England - - - - 2
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MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MODAF 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 MODAF.

1 36 (76.60%) TOGAF
2 28 (59.57%) Zachman Framework
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 16 (34.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
5 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
8 11 (23.40%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
9 10 (21.28%) MS Office
9 10 (21.28%) Retail
10 9 (19.15%) VMware
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 9 (19.15%) SOA
11 8 (17.02%) UML
11 8 (17.02%) Military
12 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) CCNP
12 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (14.89%) Middleware
13 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
13 6 (12.77%) Java
13 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
13 6 (12.77%) Time Management
14 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (10.64%) BC Cleared
14 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MODAF 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 MODAF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) VPN
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 8 (17.02%) Military
3 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
5 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Architect
2 20 (42.55%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (8.51%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Commercial Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Database Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Security Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Data Modeller
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) Classic ASP
2 4 (8.51%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) XSLT
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) TOGAF
2 28 (59.57%) Zachman Framework
3 16 (34.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (31.91%) ITIL
5 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (19.15%) SOA
7 8 (17.02%) UML
8 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.77%) Time Management
10 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.64%) DoDAF
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (8.51%) Migration
11 4 (8.51%) SysML
11 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
11 4 (8.51%) SSADM
11 4 (8.51%) Network Management
11 4 (8.51%) ArchiMate
12 3 (6.38%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) C
3 3 (6.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) CCNP
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) BC Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.51%) MCSE
7 3 (6.38%) CCIE
7 3 (6.38%) CCNA
7 3 (6.38%) CCDA
7 3 (6.38%) CCDP
8 2 (4.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Brocade
4 4 (8.51%) ProCurve
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) CA
5 3 (6.38%) ESRI
6 2 (4.26%) ATG
6 2 (4.26%) hybris
6 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.13%) Siebel
7 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.13%) webMethods