The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Governance
Rank 570 563 567
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 56 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.082% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 22
Average daily rate £550 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 23 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 14 February 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
England -1 44 £550 +20.87% 16
London +18 28 £550 +15.78% 6
Scotland - 12 £500 -
South East +4 9 £570 +20.63% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £500 -
City of London +49 6 £600 +29.03% 1
Berkshire +9 6 £563 -
North West -8 5 £375 -16.66% 3
Manchester -18 5 £375 -16.66% 2
Surrey -10 2 £570 +8.57%
Glasgow - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £570 -
Bracknell - 2 £563 -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
South West +1 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire -1 1 £475 +5.55%
Reading -5 1 - -
Renfrew - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 £475 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £575 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £575 - 1

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 39 (31.20%) Project Management
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 27 (21.60%) Degree
3 26 (20.80%) ITIL
4 20 (16.00%) PMI Certification
4 20 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (13.60%) PMI
6 17 (13.60%) Risk Management
6 17 (13.60%) Information Security
6 17 (13.60%) COBIT
7 16 (12.80%) MCP
8 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (10.40%) Management Information System
9 13 (10.40%) ITSM
9 13 (10.40%) Banking
9 13 (10.40%) Portfolio Management
10 12 (9.60%) Process Improvement
10 12 (9.60%) Data Centre
10 12 (9.60%) PCI DSS
11 11 (8.80%) Change Management
11 11 (8.80%) VMware
11 11 (8.80%) Windows
12 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.00%) Service Management
12 10 (8.00%) ITIL V3
13 9 (7.20%) OWASP
13 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development

IT Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.80%) Captiva
2 1 (0.80%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Project
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) IaaS
1 5 (4.00%) PaaS
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 3 (2.40%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (2.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) Firewall
2 5 (4.00%) Network Security
3 4 (3.20%) DNS
4 3 (2.40%) MPLS
4 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.60%) LAN
5 2 (1.60%) SAN
5 2 (1.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
General
1 39 (31.20%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.80%) Back Office
4 6 (4.80%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.40%) Advertising
5 3 (2.40%) Law
5 3 (2.40%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.40%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Architect
3 14 (11.20%) IT Manager
4 11 (8.80%) Consultant
4 11 (8.80%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.20%) Security Manager
6 8 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) IT Security Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Change Manager
8 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.80%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) IT Governance Specialist
8 6 (4.80%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Liquidity Business Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.80%) Report Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Middleware
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) EJB
2 1 (0.80%) JPA
2 1 (0.80%) JSP
2 1 (0.80%) REST
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.60%) PMI
3 13 (10.40%) Management Information System
4 12 (9.60%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.80%) Statistics
6 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.60%) BYOD
7 2 (1.60%) Clustering
7 2 (1.60%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (1.60%) Derivative
7 2 (1.60%) Equities
7 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.60%) iPad
7 2 (1.60%) Life Science
7 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) Android
4 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) Project Management
2 26 (20.80%) ITIL
3 17 (13.60%) Information Security
3 17 (13.60%) Risk Management
4 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.40%) ITSM
5 13 (10.40%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (9.60%) Process Improvement
7 11 (8.80%) Change Management
8 10 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 10 (8.00%) Service Management
8 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.20%) OWASP
9 9 (7.20%) Programme Management
9 9 (7.20%) SOA
9 9 (7.20%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.40%) Resource Management
10 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.80%) C++
2 1 (0.80%) Java
2 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.80%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) VB
2 1 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Degree
2 20 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 20 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.80%) MCP
4 5 (4.00%) APMP
4 5 (4.00%) CISSP
5 4 (3.20%) CISM
6 3 (2.40%) CISA
6 3 (2.40%) PMP
6 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.60%) GIAC
7 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.80%) CBAP
8 1 (0.80%) CLAS
8 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) IIBA
8 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) COBIT
2 15 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (9.60%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.80%) COREP
5 3 (2.40%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.60%) Basel III
6 2 (1.60%) CRD IV
6 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.60%) P3O
7 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.80%) QA
7 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) VMware
2 8 (6.40%) HP
3 7 (5.60%) FrontRange
3 7 (5.60%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.80%) Citrix
4 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.00%) AppSense
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco
6 3 (2.40%) Wyse
7 2 (1.60%) BT
7 2 (1.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.80%) Avaya
8 1 (0.80%) BMC
8 1 (0.80%) EMC
8 1 (0.80%) IBM
8 1 (0.80%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle
8 1 (0.80%) Remedy
8 1 (0.80%) Twitter
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