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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 101 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 46 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £510 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £443 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £580 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £510 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
2540 1995 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 72.28% 69.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1017 860
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 117 95
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 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
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 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 23 £463 -9.31%
Manchester +2 14 £463 +23.33% 4
Merseyside -12 2 £550 - 2
Cumbria - - - -
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 21 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (22.86%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.14%) CESG
4 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 12 (17.14%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.71%) SABSA
5 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) CISSP
6 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.29%) Oracle
6 10 (14.29%) CRM
6 10 (14.29%) Finance
7 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (12.86%) SOA
8 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 8 (11.43%) Identity Management
8 8 (11.43%) Information Architecture
9 7 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
9 7 (10.00%) Banking
9 7 (10.00%) Local Government
9 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (8.57%) NHS
10 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.57%) Software Architecture
10 6 (8.57%) Cyber Security
10 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 5 (7.14%) Informatics

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Documentum
3 1 (1.43%) CICS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
1 3 (4.29%) Network Security
2 2 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) BODI
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) QlikView
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) ERwin
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Local Government
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (88.57%) Architect
2 27 (38.57%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Technical Architect
4 10 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.86%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Business Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 1 (1.43%) Head of Architecture
10 1 (1.43%) Domain Architect
10 1 (1.43%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.43%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) CSS
1 5 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (7.14%) CSS3
2 3 (4.29%) Django
2 3 (4.29%) HTML5
2 3 (4.29%) REST
2 3 (4.29%) JSON
2 3 (4.29%) Ajax
2 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) SAML
3 2 (2.86%) MDX
3 2 (2.86%) OAuth
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
1 12 (17.14%) CESG
2 7 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (8.57%) NHS
4 5 (7.14%) Informatics
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.86%) FlexPod
7 2 (2.86%) Open Source
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) HPUX
2 4 (5.71%) Solaris
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) AIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (22.86%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (17.14%) Security Architecture
4 11 (15.71%) SABSA
4 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) SOA
7 8 (11.43%) Identity Management
7 8 (11.43%) Migration
7 8 (11.43%) Information Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) Software Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) Cyber Security
8 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.14%) ERP
9 5 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Ruby
2 4 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) CISSP
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) CISMP
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) VCP4
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Siebel
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Dell
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos
5 2 (2.86%) Sun
5 2 (2.86%) Compuware
5 2 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec
6 1 (1.43%) Google