The table below looks at the statistics for IT Governance skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Governance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Governance
Rank 163 154 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £405 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £401 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £409 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.81
IT Governance
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3276 3033 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.47% 78.13% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1668 1228
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 131
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

IT Governance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Governance Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Governance
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Governance Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Governance
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -8 3 £338 -16.66%
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
IT Governance
England

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (88.89%) AppSense
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (88.89%) Application Packaging
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Wyse
2 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Life Science
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) SFIA
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance

IT Governance
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Expert
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Application Packaging
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) AppSense
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Wyse