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 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Governance
Rank 144 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.099% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£405 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -
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
2778 2180 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.69% 72.09% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1153 840
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 110 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.67 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester -10 4 £405 -19.00% 1
IT Governance
England

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware