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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 107 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 54 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.34% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.64% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 23
Median daily rate £538 £500 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £440 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £650 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £505
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £59.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.42 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +35.30%
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
2939 3663 2440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.30% 81.82% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2293 1396
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 114
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.58 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Manchester -7 20 £513 -16.32% 2
Cheshire 0 19 £550 - 1
Lancashire +19 8 £550 +25.00%
Merseyside +6 2 £425 -10.52% 1
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (25.56%) Project Management
3 30 (22.56%) PRINCE2
4 25 (18.80%) Active Directory
5 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (17.29%) Finance
6 23 (17.29%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.54%) CISSP
7 22 (16.54%) Data Centre
8 19 (14.29%) Information Security
8 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 18 (13.53%) Business Analysis
10 16 (12.03%) ERP
10 16 (12.03%) SOA
10 16 (12.03%) Zachman Framework
10 16 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (12.03%) SABSA
11 14 (10.53%) PostGIS
11 14 (10.53%) Spatial Data
11 14 (10.53%) CISMP
11 14 (10.53%) Banking
11 14 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (10.53%) Information Architecture
11 14 (10.53%) Middleware
11 14 (10.53%) GIS
11 14 (10.53%) ESRI
12 13 (9.77%) Security Architecture
12 13 (9.77%) Degree

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 7 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.76%) CMS
3 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.02%) IaaS
3 6 (4.51%) SaaS
4 5 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.76%) Office 365
5 3 (2.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) LAN
2 9 (6.77%) WAN
3 8 (6.02%) VoIP
3 8 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (5.26%) Network Security
5 6 (4.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.26%) DNS
7 2 (1.50%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.50%) DHCP
7 2 (1.50%) Firewall
7 2 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.50%) NAS
7 2 (1.50%) SAN
7 2 (1.50%) SNMP
7 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.75%) PABX
8 1 (0.75%) PBX
8 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.75%) VLAN
8 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) GIS
1 14 (10.53%) Spatial Data
2 11 (8.27%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.50%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MagicDraw
1 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.26%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Military
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (78.20%) Architect
2 28 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (16.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 18 (13.53%) Data Architect
6 12 (9.02%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (8.27%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Architect
9 7 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Digital Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.51%) TOGAF Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.76%) Java Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Security Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.01%) Digital Technical Architect
12 4 (3.01%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.53%) Middleware
1 14 (10.53%) PostGIS
2 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.02%) PKI
4 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.76%) Biometrics
5 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.76%) Smartcard
6 4 (3.01%) CESG
7 3 (2.26%) IVR
7 3 (2.26%) User Experience
8 2 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.50%) Life Science
8 2 (1.50%) NHS
8 2 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Solaris
3 3 (2.26%) VME
4 2 (1.50%) AIX
4 2 (1.50%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Unix
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (25.56%) Project Management
3 30 (22.56%) PRINCE2
4 24 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (14.29%) Information Security
6 18 (13.53%) Business Analysis
7 16 (12.03%) ERP
7 16 (12.03%) SABSA
7 16 (12.03%) SOA
7 16 (12.03%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (10.53%) Information Architecture
9 13 (9.77%) Security Architecture
10 12 (9.02%) Data Management
10 12 (9.02%) Supplier Management
11 11 (8.27%) ITIL
12 10 (7.52%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (7.52%) Strategic Planning
13 9 (6.77%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) Java
3 3 (2.26%) COBOL
4 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) Python
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.54%) CISSP
3 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.53%) CISMP
5 13 (9.77%) Degree
6 7 (5.26%) CCIE
6 7 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.76%) CCNP
8 4 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.01%) CCNA
9 3 (2.26%) CISM
9 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.50%) CISA
10 2 (1.50%) CITP
10 2 (1.50%) CLAS
10 2 (1.50%) IISP
10 2 (1.50%) ISEB
10 2 (1.50%) MBCS
10 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) XenApp
3 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.53%) ESRI
3 10 (7.52%) Cisco
4 8 (6.02%) Symantec
5 7 (5.26%) Citrix
6 6 (4.51%) VMware
7 5 (3.76%) FireEye
7 5 (3.76%) HP
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle
9 3 (2.26%) Splunk
10 2 (1.50%) Axway
10 2 (1.50%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.50%) BT
10 2 (1.50%) EMC
10 2 (1.50%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.50%) SAP
10 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.50%) Sun
11 1 (0.75%) AppSense
11 1 (0.75%) Teradata