The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 576 538 565
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +27
Contract jobs citing MODAF 19 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.075% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.10% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £455 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -11.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £248 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £522 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £455 £513
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £71.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +119.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +119.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 28 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 22 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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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 -54 12 £438 -3.84% 8
South West -37 4 - - 2
London +2 3 £438 -1.12% 2
South East -9 3 - - 2
Hampshire -11 3 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (80.33%) TOGAF
2 35 (57.38%) Security Cleared
3 30 (49.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (45.90%) Zachman Framework
5 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
6 22 (36.07%) ITIL
7 18 (29.51%) Windows
8 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
10 10 (16.39%) SOA
10 10 (16.39%) MS Office
11 9 (14.75%) C
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
11 9 (14.75%) UML
11 9 (14.75%) VMware
11 9 (14.75%) Retail
12 8 (13.11%) Military
13 7 (11.48%) Middleware
13 7 (11.48%) CCNP
13 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.48%) Java
13 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
14 6 (9.84%) Time Management
14 6 (9.84%) HP
14 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
15 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) VPN
2 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (14.75%) Retail
2 8 (13.11%) Military
3 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.64%) Avionics
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Architect
2 21 (34.43%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Designer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Information Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Customer Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Integration Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Commercial Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Middleware
2 4 (6.56%) Classic ASP
2 4 (6.56%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) XSLT
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) TOGAF
2 30 (49.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (45.90%) Zachman Framework
4 22 (36.07%) ITIL
5 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (16.39%) SOA
7 9 (14.75%) UML
8 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) Time Management
10 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
10 5 (8.20%) DoDAF
10 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 4 (6.56%) SysML
11 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.56%) Business Development
11 4 (6.56%) SSADM
11 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.56%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) C
2 7 (11.48%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Security Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) CCNP
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) BC Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.56%) MCSE
7 3 (4.92%) CCIE
7 3 (4.92%) CCNA
7 3 (4.92%) CCDA
7 3 (4.92%) CCDP
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) CITP
9 1 (1.64%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) Brocade
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) ProCurve
5 3 (4.92%) Juniper
5 3 (4.92%) CA
5 3 (4.92%) ESRI
6 2 (3.28%) ATG
6 2 (3.28%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.28%) hybris
6 2 (3.28%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.64%) Siebel
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) webMethods