The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for TOGAF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 74 51
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23  
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 4 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 0.73% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.86% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 18
Median daily rate £475 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £480 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £670 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.00 £51.22
% change year-on-year - +19.10%  

TOGAF is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 449 813 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.24% 84.25% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 511 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

TOGAF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing TOGAF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TOGAF in Cheshire

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TOGAF in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for TOGAF in Cheshire

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £500 -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) ERwin
3 4 (26.67%) CESG
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Local Government
3 4 (26.67%) MBCS
3 4 (26.67%) CITP
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (26.67%) IISP
3 4 (26.67%) IDERA
4 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Migration

TOGAF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
1 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ERwin
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Domain Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CESG
2 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (13.33%) BYOD
3 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (13.33%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) CITP
1 4 (26.67%) IISP
1 4 (26.67%) MBCS
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IDERA
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP