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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 100 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 51 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.33% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.83% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £529 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +20.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £501 £475
% change year-on-year
-0.09% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £51.22 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.22 £55.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -
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
2731 2073 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.03% 72.41% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1491 1065 795
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOGAF across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

TOGAF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
Cheshire +1 22 £450 -11.76%
Manchester +5 17 £475 +2.70% 3
Merseyside -17 1 £475 - 1
Cumbria - - - -
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 25 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (22.35%) Zachman Framework
3 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
4 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (17.65%) SOA
6 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
7 12 (14.12%) CESG
7 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
7 12 (14.12%) Security Architecture
8 11 (12.94%) SABSA
8 11 (12.94%) Finance
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle
8 11 (12.94%) CISSP
9 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (11.76%) CRM
10 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (9.41%) Software Architecture
11 8 (9.41%) CSS3
11 8 (9.41%) Degree
11 8 (9.41%) Migration
11 8 (9.41%) CSS
12 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.24%) Citrix
12 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.24%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (8.24%) Banking
12 7 (8.24%) Local Government
13 6 (7.06%) NHS

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.53%) Documentum
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.35%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.35%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Network Security
1 3 (3.53%) WAN
1 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.35%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) BODI
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.35%) QlikView
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ERwin
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
2 7 (8.24%) Local Government
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Military
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (87.06%) Architect
2 27 (31.76%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (15.29%) Technical Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Applications Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Business Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.35%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Digital Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Security Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.18%) Security Technical Architect
10 1 (1.18%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) CSS3
1 8 (9.41%) CSS
2 5 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (5.88%) OAuth
2 5 (5.88%) SAML
3 3 (3.53%) REST
3 3 (3.53%) JSON
3 3 (3.53%) Django
3 3 (3.53%) Ajax
3 3 (3.53%) HTML5
3 3 (3.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.35%) MDX
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.18%) .NET
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.12%) CESG
3 7 (8.24%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (7.06%) NHS
4 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) Informatics
5 5 (5.88%) Open Source
6 4 (4.71%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.35%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) HPUX
2 4 (4.71%) Solaris
2 4 (4.71%) UNIX
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.35%) AIX
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (22.35%) Zachman Framework
3 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.65%) SOA
5 12 (14.12%) Security Architecture
6 11 (12.94%) SABSA
7 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.76%) CRM
8 8 (9.41%) Software Architecture
8 8 (9.41%) Migration
9 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.06%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.88%) Business Transformation
11 5 (5.88%) Information Architecture
11 5 (5.88%) ERP
11 5 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
11 5 (5.88%) Scrum
12 4 (4.71%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) CISSP
4 8 (9.41%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) ISEB
6 4 (4.71%) CISMP
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Citrix
4 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 4 (4.71%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Siebel
5 3 (3.53%) Symantec
6 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) Compuware
6 2 (2.35%) Dell
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) Cognos
6 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.35%) F5
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Google