The first table below looks at the demand for MODAF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 549 546 566
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing MODAF 31 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.045% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.062% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
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£400 £455 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -22.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £256 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £546 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £455 £460
% change year-on-year
-17.58% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £73.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £73.75 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

MODAF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MODAF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MODAF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MODAF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MODAF within the UK.

MODAF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MODAF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

MODAF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MODAF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MODAF within the UK.

MODAF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MODAF
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -15 22 £438 -3.84% 13
South East +3 10 £375 -17.58% 3
Hampshire -7 10 £375 - 1
London -5 7 £444 +0.28% 4
Andover - 6 £375 - 1
South West -31 2 - - 4
Farnborough - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Havant - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MODAF 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 MODAF.

1 59 (78.67%) TOGAF
2 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
3 35 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 33 (44.00%) Zachman Framework
5 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
6 30 (40.00%) ITIL
7 24 (32.00%) Windows
8 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (20.00%) Oracle
10 14 (18.67%) Java
11 13 (17.33%) VMware
12 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (16.00%) C
12 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.00%) SOA
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.00%) Middleware
13 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 10 (13.33%) J2EE
13 10 (13.33%) Network Security
14 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.00%) HP
14 9 (12.00%) Migration
14 9 (12.00%) Military
14 9 (12.00%) Retail
15 8 (10.67%) VMware ESX
15 8 (10.67%) CA
15 8 (10.67%) UML
15 8 (10.67%) MS Office
15 8 (10.67%) VB

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MODAF 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 MODAF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.33%) Documentum
2 3 (4.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) VPN
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (12.00%) Military
1 9 (12.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 58 (77.33%) Architect
2 23 (30.67%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (1.33%) Database Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.33%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Security Risk Analyst
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Middleware
2 10 (13.33%) J2EE
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.33%) Classic ASP
4 4 (5.33%) XML
4 4 (5.33%) XSLT
5 3 (4.00%) .NET
5 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.33%) Social Network
3 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (78.67%) TOGAF
2 35 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 33 (44.00%) Zachman Framework
4 30 (40.00%) ITIL
5 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (16.00%) SOA
7 9 (12.00%) Migration
8 8 (10.67%) UML
9 7 (9.33%) CMMI
9 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.33%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.67%) Business Development
10 5 (6.67%) Time Management
10 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.33%) DoDAF
11 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) C
3 8 (10.67%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.33%) AWK
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) sed
4 1 (1.33%) C++
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) CCNP
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) CCDA
5 2 (2.67%) CCDP
5 2 (2.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.33%) CITP
6 1 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) VMware ESX
1 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (17.33%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.00%) HP
5 8 (10.67%) CA
6 7 (9.33%) IBM
6 7 (9.33%) Nimsoft
7 3 (4.00%) ESRI
8 2 (2.67%) ATG
8 2 (2.67%) Brocade
8 2 (2.67%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.67%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.67%) hybris
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) SAP
8 2 (2.67%) Juniper
9 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.33%) webMethods
9 1 (1.33%) Siebel
9 1 (1.33%) RedPrairie