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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 109 100 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 34 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.12% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 11
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£532 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £531 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £72.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 £71.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.28% +23.91%
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
2228 2013 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.24% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1030 1130
Average daily rate £368 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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 +4 13 £565 -7.90%
Lancashire -6 9 £520 +48.57%
Manchester -17 6 £600 +50.00% 5
Merseyside -3 2 £510 -
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (53.25%) Zachman Framework
2 35 (45.45%) Security Architecture
3 32 (41.56%) CESG
3 32 (41.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (38.96%) CISSP
5 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
6 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
6 16 (20.78%) Management Information System
7 14 (18.18%) Service Management
7 14 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
8 13 (16.88%) Information Security
8 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (16.88%) BS7799
8 13 (16.88%) Data Protection
9 12 (15.58%) Strategic Planning
10 11 (14.29%) SABSA
11 10 (12.99%) Oracle
12 9 (11.69%) Project Management
12 9 (11.69%) CISA
13 8 (10.39%) ITIL
13 8 (10.39%) CESG CLAS
14 7 (9.09%) Cyber Security
15 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
15 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
15 6 (7.79%) Finance
16 5 (6.49%) Information Security Management
16 5 (6.49%) Security Management
16 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
17 4 (5.19%) CISMP

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) EDRMS
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Local Government
2 2 (2.60%) Billing
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (89.61%) Architect
2 37 (48.05%) Enterprise Architect
3 29 (37.66%) Security Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) IT Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Information Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.60%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Business Architect
9 1 (1.30%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.30%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Integration Architect
9 1 (1.30%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) Ajax
2 1 (1.30%) JSON
2 1 (1.30%) HTML5
2 1 (1.30%) REST
2 1 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) CESG
2 16 (20.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.39%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) RMADS
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) AIX
2 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Zachman Framework
2 35 (45.45%) Security Architecture
3 32 (41.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (18.18%) Service Management
4 14 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
5 13 (16.88%) Information Security
5 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.88%) Data Protection
6 12 (15.58%) Strategic Planning
7 11 (14.29%) SABSA
8 9 (11.69%) Project Management
9 8 (10.39%) ITIL
10 7 (9.09%) Cyber Security
11 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.49%) Information Security Management
12 5 (6.49%) Security Management
13 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.19%) Data Management
13 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) CISSP
2 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) CISA
5 4 (5.19%) CISMP
6 3 (3.90%) PMP
6 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) BS7799
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView
2 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Siebel
4 1 (1.30%) Sun
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco
4 1 (1.30%) StorageTek
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.30%) EMC
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix
4 1 (1.30%) Juniper
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Curam
4 1 (1.30%) Lagan
4 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.30%) Axway
4 1 (1.30%) MobileIron
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