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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 587 524 569
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +45
Contract jobs citing MODAF 27 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.14% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £455 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £256 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £518 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £455 £538
% change year-on-year
-9.34% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £45.43 £71.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +119.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.43 £71.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.23% +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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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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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 -51 22 £450 -1.09% 9
London +3 7 £438 -7.89% 3
Hampshire -14 5 - - 1
South East -20 5 - - 3
South West -33 4 - - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Bedfordshire -18 1 - -
Luton -21 1 - -
East of England -26 1 - - 2
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Andover - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - -

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 51 (80.95%) TOGAF
2 36 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
4 25 (39.68%) Zachman Framework
4 25 (39.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (25.40%) Windows
6 15 (23.81%) ITIL
7 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.05%) UML
8 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.87%) C
11 9 (14.29%) MS Office
11 9 (14.29%) VMware
11 9 (14.29%) Retail
11 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) Military
12 8 (12.70%) DoDAF
12 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (11.11%) SOA
13 7 (11.11%) Oracle
13 7 (11.11%) CCNP
13 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
15 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
15 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
15 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
15 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
15 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) VPN
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) OLTP
3 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (1.59%) ERwin
1 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (14.29%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Military
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Architect
2 20 (31.75%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Data Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (6.35%) Designer
4 4 (6.35%) Senior Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Requirements Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Data Modeller
6 2 (3.17%) Information Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Database Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Security Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Classic ASP
1 4 (6.35%) XML
1 4 (6.35%) XSLT
1 4 (6.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.59%) Physics
2 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (80.95%) TOGAF
2 25 (39.68%) Zachman Framework
2 25 (39.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 12 (19.05%) UML
5 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) DoDAF
6 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) SOA
7 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
9 4 (6.35%) SysML
9 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.35%) SSADM
9 4 (6.35%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) C
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) CCNP
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.94%) BC Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.35%) MCSE
7 3 (4.76%) CCIE
7 3 (4.76%) CCNA
7 3 (4.76%) CCDA
7 3 (4.76%) CCDP
7 3 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) Brocade
4 4 (6.35%) ProCurve
5 3 (4.76%) ESRI
5 3 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (3.17%) ATG
6 2 (3.17%) hybris
7 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.59%) CA
7 1 (1.59%) Informatica
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Siebel