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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Governance
Rank 527 525 515
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 53 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 56
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£425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £388 £468
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
England -7 50 £425 +6.25% 8
London +6 26 £388 -3.12% 5
South East -11 11 £438 -10.25% 1
City of London +29 7 £499 +28.70% 2
East of England - 7 £420 -
Hampshire -14 5 £425 -15.00%
Berkshire -3 4 £600 +47.69%
Milton Keynes +1 2 £513 -29.31%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £513 -29.31%
North West -6 2 £395 +5.33%
Scotland -15 2 £400 +14.28% 1
West Midlands - 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £420 -
Essex - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £300 -
Reading +7 1 - -
Cheshire +5 1 £395 +17.03%
Manchester 0 1 - -
Edinburgh -22 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (46.67%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Banking
3 23 (21.90%) ITIL
4 22 (20.95%) Service Management
5 21 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 21 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 20 (19.05%) Project Management
7 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.38%) Programme Management
9 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.43%) Information Security
10 12 (11.43%) COBIT
10 12 (11.43%) Windows
11 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
11 11 (10.48%) Tivoli
12 10 (9.52%) Oracle
12 10 (9.52%) Data Protection
13 9 (8.57%) MS Office
13 9 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
14 8 (7.62%) Portfolio Management
14 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
14 8 (7.62%) ISO 9001
14 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
15 7 (6.67%) Software Architecture
15 7 (6.67%) Degree
15 7 (6.67%) Performance Management
15 7 (6.67%) Linux
15 7 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager

IT Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Process Server
2 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
3 4 (3.81%) MS Project
3 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.95%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Broadband
2 3 (2.86%) Intranet
3 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
2 1 (0.95%) Maven
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) JUnit
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
General
1 49 (46.67%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.90%) Front Office
6 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.95%) International Banking
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Analyst
2 17 (16.19%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.67%) Backup Specialist
4 6 (5.71%) Architect
4 6 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 5 (4.76%) IT Auditor
5 5 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Consultant
5 5 (4.76%) Auditor
6 4 (3.81%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (3.81%) Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Process Consultant
7 3 (2.86%) Information Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (3.81%) Middleware
2 3 (2.86%) Spring
3 2 (1.90%) CSS
3 2 (1.90%) jQuery
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) XSLT
4 1 (0.95%) EDI
4 1 (0.95%) VML
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.95%) OSGi
4 1 (0.95%) JSP
4 1 (0.95%) Servlets
4 1 (0.95%) Java EE
4 1 (0.95%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) AS400
2 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.81%) Equities
3 4 (3.81%) PMI
4 3 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) CMDB
5 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.95%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) AIX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) Service Management
3 21 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 21 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 20 (19.05%) Project Management
5 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.38%) Programme Management
6 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (11.43%) Information Security
8 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 9 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (7.62%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 7 (6.67%) Change Management
12 7 (6.67%) Software Architecture
13 6 (5.71%) Change Control
14 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) C#
3 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) CISA
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) CRISC
2 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.71%) CISSP
3 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.81%) GIAC
5 3 (2.86%) CIMA
5 3 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (1.90%) CCA
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CISM
6 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.95%) APMP
7 1 (0.95%) MCPD
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) COBIT
2 8 (7.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.81%) QA
3 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.86%) SLA
4 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.90%) GxP
5 2 (1.90%) COREP
6 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.95%) Basel III
6 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) Citrix
4 3 (2.86%) SAP
4 3 (2.86%) Adobe
5 2 (1.90%) BMC
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.90%) Remedy
5 2 (1.90%) FrontRange
5 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.95%) VMware
6 1 (0.95%) Cadence
6 1 (0.95%) Civica
6 1 (0.95%) Lotus
6 1 (0.95%) Dell