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 30 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)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 113 107
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 16 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 1.23% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.50% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 34
Median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £680 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £523 £500
% change year-on-year -4.30% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £51.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £51.22
% change year-on-year - +12.27%  

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 2131 3202 2836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.93% 82.31% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1944 1535
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 116 133
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 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
Lancashire +19 6 £650 +18.18%
Manchester -10 5 £446 -2.19% 3
Cheshire +32 4 £475 -20.83% 2
Merseyside - 1 £600 -
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
3 12 (32.43%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (27.03%) LAN
4 10 (27.03%) Network Architecture
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Network Security
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 9 (24.32%) Service Management
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Network Design
7 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) BCP
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) CISSP
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (16.22%) Internet
9 5 (13.51%) CESG
9 5 (13.51%) Information Security
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) CCIE
9 5 (13.51%) CCNP
9 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
9 5 (13.51%) MBCS
9 5 (13.51%) CITP
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (13.51%) IISP
10 4 (10.81%) IDERA

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (27.03%) LAN
3 9 (24.32%) Network Security
3 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 6 (16.22%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) Broadband
6 2 (5.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) QlikView
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) ERwin
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Architect
2 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.51%) TOGAF Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Business Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Domain Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Active Directory Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) ERP Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) CESG
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) BYOD
4 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
3 10 (27.03%) Network Architecture
4 9 (24.32%) Service Management
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) BCP
6 7 (18.92%) Network Design
6 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) ERP
8 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) CISSP
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.51%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNP
4 5 (13.51%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (13.51%) CITP
4 5 (13.51%) IISP
4 5 (13.51%) MBCS
4 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) CISM
6 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) IDERA
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) PlateSpin
4 1 (2.70%) VMware