The table below looks at the statistics for TOGAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 118 87 119
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +32
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 39 80 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.91% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.41% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 16
Median daily rate £650 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £431 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £519 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year
+18.27% -
TOGAF
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2668 3323 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.82% 79.36% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1779 2036 1487
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 128 109
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing TOGAF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TOGAF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TOGAF
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

TOGAF Daily Rate Trend in the North West

TOGAF
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOGAF across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

TOGAF Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

TOGAF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

TOGAF Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -2 19 £650 +6.77% 1
Lancashire +5 9 £625 -1.18%
Manchester -18 8 £488 +2.63% 3
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) CISSP
3 16 (18.82%) ITIL
4 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.47%) ITIL V3
5 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
6 13 (15.29%) Cisco
6 13 (15.29%) LAN
6 13 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (15.29%) Network Security
6 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
7 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
7 12 (14.12%) Security Architecture
7 12 (14.12%) WAN
7 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (12.94%) CCIE
8 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.76%) Migration
9 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.59%) VoIP
10 9 (10.59%) CCNP
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Finance
10 9 (10.59%) Degree
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (9.41%) Network Architecture
11 8 (9.41%) Information Security
11 8 (9.41%) CCNA

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 5 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.71%) IaaS
5 3 (3.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.35%) PaaS
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) LAN
1 13 (15.29%) Network Security
1 13 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (14.12%) WAN
3 9 (10.59%) VoIP
4 7 (8.24%) Internet
5 3 (3.53%) DNS
5 3 (3.53%) Firewall
6 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.35%) Broadband
6 2 (2.35%) DHCP
6 2 (2.35%) SNMP
6 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.18%) CTI
7 1 (1.18%) H.323
7 1 (1.18%) LDAP
7 1 (1.18%) MPLS
7 1 (1.18%) PBX
7 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) GIS
1 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 5 (5.88%) Spatial Data
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ERwin
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
2 3 (3.53%) Local Government
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (84.71%) Architect
2 21 (24.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 17 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Data Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Data Modeller
7 6 (7.06%) Digital Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.06%) TOGAF Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Domain Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Digital Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Network Security Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Principal Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) CESG
3 6 (7.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.88%) Biometrics
4 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.53%) IVR
6 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) NHS
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) BYOD
7 1 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Solaris
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.82%) ITIL
3 14 (16.47%) ITIL V3
4 12 (14.12%) Security Architecture
5 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.76%) Migration
7 9 (10.59%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.41%) ERP
8 8 (9.41%) Information Security
8 8 (9.41%) Network Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.06%) Load Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Service Management
10 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.88%) Information Architecture
10 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.18%) Perl
2 1 (1.18%) Python
2 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) CISSP
2 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.94%) CCIE
5 9 (10.59%) CCNP
5 9 (10.59%) Degree
6 8 (9.41%) CCNA
7 6 (7.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (7.06%) CITP
7 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
7 6 (7.06%) IISP
7 6 (7.06%) MBCS
8 5 (5.88%) CISM
9 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.35%) CISA
9 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.18%) CLAS
10 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) XenApp
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Cisco
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.88%) Citrix
3 5 (5.88%) ESRI
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.35%) FireEye
5 2 (2.35%) IDERA
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Sun
5 2 (2.35%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) AppSense
6 1 (1.18%) Avaya
6 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) Teradata