The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 June 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)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 88 107
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19  
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 17 76 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 2.03% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.46% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 56 36
Median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £394 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £658 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year - +42.19%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TOGAF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOGAF in the North West

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOGAF in the North West

TOGAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOGAF 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester -24 8 £625 +31.57% 8
Cheshire +22 6 £450 -2.70% 2
Merseyside 0 2 £500 -
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (21.21%) COBIT
5 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.18%) SABSA
6 5 (15.15%) Office 365
6 5 (15.15%) XML
6 5 (15.15%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 5 (15.15%) CISSP
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) CESG
6 5 (15.15%) Network Design
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.12%) ISSAP
7 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure

TOGAF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) OneDrive
3 3 (9.09%) Yammer
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Local Government
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Security Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Migration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.09%) Ajax
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) CSS3
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (9.09%) WAP
5 2 (6.06%) OAuth
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) SAML
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) CESG
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 6 (18.18%) SABSA
4 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Network Design
4 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) BCP
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.06%) Conceptual Models
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C#
1 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISSAP
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CITP
4 1 (3.03%) IISP
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MBCS
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) COBIT
2 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (3.03%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) UAG
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) IDERA
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) PlateSpin
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) VMware