The first table below looks at the demand for IT Governance skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Governance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Governance
Rank 534 506 499
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 53 38 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 72
Average daily rate £400 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.81 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

IT Governance
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Governance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Governance
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Governance Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Governance
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IT Governance Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Governance
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Governance within the UK.

IT Governance Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Governance
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -73 47 £400 -20.00% 11
London -12 32 £400 -23.80% 6
City of London -2 13 £400 -20.00% 3
South East -15 5 £438 +9.37% 3
Scotland - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
East Midlands -6 3 - -
East of England - 3 £475 -
Hampshire +6 2 £400 - 1
Berkshire -11 2 £475 +35.71% 2
South West -21 2 - -
North West - 2 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £500 -
Reading -3 1 - - 1
Havant -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 28 (32.18%) Service Management
3 27 (31.03%) Service Delivery
4 25 (28.74%) Banking
5 23 (26.44%) Data Protection
6 22 (25.29%) ITIL
7 17 (19.54%) ISO 9001
7 17 (19.54%) Technical Analysis
8 16 (18.39%) Software Architecture
8 16 (18.39%) Tivoli
8 16 (18.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (18.39%) Project Management
8 16 (18.39%) AS400
9 14 (16.09%) Information Security
10 11 (12.64%) Change Management
10 11 (12.64%) COBIT
11 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
12 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (8.05%) CISA
14 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
14 6 (6.90%) CISSP
14 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
14 6 (6.90%) UNIX
14 6 (6.90%) Degree
14 6 (6.90%) Supplier Management
14 6 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (6.90%) ITSM

IT Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
1 2 (2.30%) Broadband
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.15%) TestDirector
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 25 (28.74%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Backup Specialist
2 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 5 (5.75%) Consultant
3 5 (5.75%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
4 4 (4.60%) Coordinator
4 4 (4.60%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (4.60%) Auditor
4 4 (4.60%) IT Auditor
5 3 (3.45%) Information Manager
5 3 (3.45%) Information Analyst
5 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (3.45%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 3 (3.45%) Architect
5 3 (3.45%) Process Consultant
5 3 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (2.30%) Audit Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Programme Manager
6 2 (2.30%) IT Audit Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Spring
1 1 (1.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) AS400
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) PMI
3 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.60%) Equities
4 3 (3.45%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Informatics
6 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) UNIX
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) AIX
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Service Management
2 27 (31.03%) Service Delivery
3 23 (26.44%) Data Protection
4 22 (25.29%) ITIL
5 17 (19.54%) Technical Analysis
6 16 (18.39%) Software Architecture
6 16 (18.39%) Project Management
7 14 (16.09%) Information Security
8 11 (12.64%) Change Management
9 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
10 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.90%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (6.90%) ITSM
11 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
11 6 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (5.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) SQL
1 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) CISA
2 6 (6.90%) CISSP
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) CRISC
4 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.60%) GIAC
5 3 (3.45%) CIMA
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.15%) ACCA
7 1 (1.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) ISO 9001
2 11 (12.64%) COBIT
3 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.45%) SLA
5 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.30%) GxP
5 2 (2.30%) QA
6 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.15%) Basel III
6 1 (1.15%) COREP
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Tivoli
1 16 (18.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Remedy
3 2 (2.30%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) BMC
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.30%) FrontRange
4 1 (1.15%) CA
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + 15% bonus + excellent pension
Posted: 19 days ago