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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Governance
Rank 128 130 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£395 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2270 2024 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.36% 70.55% 64.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1251 1028 1141
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 95 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.89% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £51.00
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 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 21 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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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
Cheshire +6 4 £395 +17.03%
Lancashire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
IT Governance
England

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) GIAC
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) CRISC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) FrontRange
4 1 (14.29%) COBIT
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Audit Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) GIAC
1 2 (28.57%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) FrontRange
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy