The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 99 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 36 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.87% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.23% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 11
Average daily rate £537 £457 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% +30.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TOGAF
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 17 £510 +2.00% 2
Lancashire -14 10 £538 +79.16%
Manchester -14 3 £463 +22.84% 1
Merseyside 0 1 - -
Cumbria - - - - 2
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 24 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Security Architecture
5 17 (31.48%) CESG
5 17 (31.48%) CISSP
6 14 (25.93%) Service Management
7 12 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) Information Security
9 8 (14.81%) CISA
9 8 (14.81%) Information Security Management
9 8 (14.81%) Security Management
9 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 8 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (12.96%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 6 (11.11%) PMP
11 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
11 6 (11.11%) BS7799
12 5 (9.26%) Banking
13 4 (7.41%) HP
13 4 (7.41%) Oracle
13 4 (7.41%) CRM
14 3 (5.56%) ERP

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) DataStage
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Architect
2 22 (40.74%) Enterprise Architect
3 16 (29.63%) Security Architect
4 15 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.56%) IT Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 1 (1.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.85%) Designer
11 1 (1.85%) Solutions Designer
11 1 (1.85%) Programme Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Web Architect
11 1 (1.85%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) CESG
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 24 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (31.48%) Security Architecture
4 14 (25.93%) Service Management
5 12 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.81%) Information Security
7 8 (14.81%) Information Security Management
7 8 (14.81%) Security Management
7 8 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (12.96%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) CRM
11 3 (5.56%) ERP
12 2 (3.70%) Workflow
12 2 (3.70%) ITIL
12 2 (3.70%) UML
12 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) CISSP
4 8 (14.81%) CISA
5 6 (11.11%) PMP
5 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
1 4 (7.41%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
3 2 (3.70%) ESRI
4 1 (1.85%) Casewise
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos