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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 102 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 49 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.45% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.00% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 9
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£450 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £464 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 £55.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-24.15% -4.34%
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
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Manchester +11 19 £500 +8.10% 5
Lancashire +10 13 £400 -25.58%
Cheshire -20 11 £450 -16.20%
Merseyside -8 4 £575 -
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (31.58%) SOA
2 28 (29.47%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (23.16%) Zachman Framework
4 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
5 17 (17.89%) Finance
6 16 (16.84%) Oracle
7 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
7 12 (12.63%) Security Architecture
8 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (11.58%) Oracle BPM
8 11 (11.58%) SABSA
8 11 (11.58%) CISSP
8 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.53%) ERP
9 10 (10.53%) CSS
9 10 (10.53%) Citrix
9 10 (10.53%) CESG
9 10 (10.53%) CSS3
10 9 (9.47%) Degree
10 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (8.42%) Process Management
11 8 (8.42%) Migration
11 8 (8.42%) Data Management
11 8 (8.42%) NHS
11 8 (8.42%) Middleware
11 8 (8.42%) SQL
11 8 (8.42%) Oracle Fusion

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.16%) Documentum
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.37%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.11%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.16%) Network Security
2 3 (3.16%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) NAS
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) QlikView
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.05%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ERwin
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
2 7 (7.37%) Local Government
3 3 (3.16%) Military
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (87.37%) Architect
2 37 (38.95%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (13.68%) Security Architect
4 12 (12.63%) Applications Architect
4 12 (12.63%) Technical Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Business Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Information Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) IT Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Business Test Analyst
11 1 (1.05%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) CSS
1 10 (10.53%) CSS3
2 8 (8.42%) Middleware
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (7.37%) OAuth
3 7 (7.37%) SAML
4 5 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.16%) HTML5
5 3 (3.16%) REST
5 3 (3.16%) JSON
5 3 (3.16%) Django
5 3 (3.16%) HTML
5 3 (3.16%) Ajax
6 2 (2.11%) Web Services
7 1 (1.05%) MDX
7 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.53%) CESG
3 8 (8.42%) NHS
3 8 (8.42%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.37%) Informatics
5 6 (6.32%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.16%) User Experience
8 2 (2.11%) Clustering
8 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.11%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) AIX
2 2 (2.11%) HPUX
2 2 (2.11%) Solaris
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) SOA
2 28 (29.47%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (23.16%) Zachman Framework
4 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.63%) Security Architecture
6 11 (11.58%) SABSA
6 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.53%) ERP
8 8 (8.42%) Process Management
8 8 (8.42%) Migration
8 8 (8.42%) Data Management
8 8 (8.42%) Software Architecture
9 7 (7.37%) Open Source
9 7 (7.37%) SDLC
9 7 (7.37%) CRM
9 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.32%) Project Management
10 6 (6.32%) RUP
10 6 (6.32%) Cyber Security
10 6 (6.32%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) CISSP
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.26%) ISEB
6 4 (4.21%) CISMP
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCSE
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
1 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) Basel III
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Citrix
4 5 (5.26%) Symantec
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (4.21%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Sun
6 2 (2.11%) HP
6 2 (2.11%) Dell
6 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) NetApp
7 1 (1.05%) Cognos