The table below looks at the statistics for IT Governance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Governance 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
Information Technology Governance
Rank 116 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.35% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.51% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£600 £406 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% -22.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -19.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Governance
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1818 1782 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.04% 69.61% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 799 766
Average daily rate £390 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 35
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

IT Governance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Governance across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

IT Governance Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Governance
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Governance across the Berkshire region.

IT Governance Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IT Governance
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Governance within the Berkshire region 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
Reading +11 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
IT Governance
South East

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IT Governance 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 IT Governance.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) FrontRange
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation

IT Governance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IT Governance 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 IT Governance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) FrontRange
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) BMC