The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 553 515 539
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Contract jobs citing MODAF 13 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.052% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.070% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £256 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £537 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £455 £513
% change year-on-year
-14.96% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £73.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £73.75 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
MODAF
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MODAF Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 6 £450 +8.43% 4
South East -7 3 - - 3
South West -26 3 - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
MODAF
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MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (75.44%) TOGAF
2 30 (52.63%) Zachman Framework
3 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
4 24 (42.11%) ITIL
5 21 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
7 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (24.56%) Windows
9 13 (22.81%) Oracle
9 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.05%) Java
10 12 (21.05%) VMware
11 11 (19.30%) SOA
12 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.54%) Middleware
12 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
13 9 (15.79%) Retail
14 8 (14.04%) Military
14 8 (14.04%) HP
14 8 (14.04%) J2EE
14 8 (14.04%) MS Office
15 7 (12.28%) UML
15 7 (12.28%) Migration
15 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
16 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Documentum
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Network Security
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (15.79%) Retail
2 8 (14.04%) Military
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Architect
2 21 (36.84%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Business Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.26%) Designer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Database Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Security Risk Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Middleware
2 8 (14.04%) J2EE
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (7.02%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.02%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) XSLT
5 3 (5.26%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.75%) Social Network
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) TOGAF
2 30 (52.63%) Zachman Framework
3 24 (42.11%) ITIL
4 21 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (19.30%) SOA
7 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (12.28%) UML
8 7 (12.28%) Migration
8 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
9 5 (8.77%) DoDAF
9 5 (8.77%) CMMI
9 5 (8.77%) Time Management
10 4 (7.02%) Network Management
10 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.02%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.02%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) VB
3 5 (8.77%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.75%) AWK
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) BC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) CCNP
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) CCIE
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) CCDA
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
7 1 (1.75%) MBCS
7 1 (1.75%) CITP
7 1 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) HP
4 6 (10.53%) CA
5 5 (8.77%) Nimsoft
6 3 (5.26%) ProCurve
6 3 (5.26%) Brocade
6 3 (5.26%) ESRI
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper
7 2 (3.51%) ATG
7 2 (3.51%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.51%) hybris
8 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.75%) webMethods
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) Siebel