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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 105 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 34 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.88% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.21% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 6
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£495 £500 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £360 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £511 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.75 £51.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.58%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +16 15 £450 -16.66% 4
Lancashire -17 7 £485 -5.11% 1
Merseyside -2 5 £520 +4.00%
Manchester -17 5 £618 +45.29% 3
Cumbria - - - -
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (39.34%) Zachman Framework
2 18 (29.51%) CESG
3 17 (27.87%) CISSP
3 17 (27.87%) Security Architecture
4 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
5 13 (21.31%) Oracle
6 12 (19.67%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (19.67%) SABSA
7 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
8 9 (14.75%) Cyber Security
9 8 (13.11%) Identity Management
9 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.84%) CRM
10 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
10 6 (9.84%) Information Security
10 6 (9.84%) Finance
10 6 (9.84%) Migration
10 6 (9.84%) Retail
10 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (9.84%) Information Architecture
11 5 (8.20%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
11 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.20%) Banking
11 5 (8.20%) Local Government
11 5 (8.20%) VMware
11 5 (8.20%) CISA
11 5 (8.20%) Siebel

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Documentum
3 1 (1.64%) CICS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Project
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.28%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
3 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) BODI
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) QlikView
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ERwin
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Local Government
3 3 (4.92%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Enterprise Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Security Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.56%) Information Architect
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Digital Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.28%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (1.64%) Domain Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) MDX
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) CSS3
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) Ajax
2 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) CESG
2 12 (19.67%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) RMADS
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.28%) FlexPod
6 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) Informatics
6 2 (3.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
1 5 (8.20%) Solaris
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
2 4 (6.56%) HPUX
3 3 (4.92%) AIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Zachman Framework
2 17 (27.87%) Security Architecture
3 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (19.67%) SABSA
4 9 (14.75%) Cyber Security
5 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) Identity Management
6 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
6 6 (9.84%) Information Security
6 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (9.84%) Information Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.20%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security Management
9 3 (4.92%) Security Management
9 3 (4.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) CISSP
2 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) CISA
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) BS7799
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) OpenView
1 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) HP
3 5 (8.20%) Siebel
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
3 5 (8.20%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) Sun
5 2 (3.28%) Compuware
5 2 (3.28%) Dell
5 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.64%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) StorageTek
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