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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Governance
Rank 558 544 518
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 42 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.094% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 19
Average daily rate
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£474 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £10.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -

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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 27 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 1 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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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 -14 39 £475 +11.76% 18
London -12 20 £500 +17.64% 8
South East -2 12 £400 -8.57% 2
City of London -1 8 £481 +20.31% 5
Hampshire +6 6 £409 +2.18% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £396 -16.57%
Manchester -13 4 £405 -19.00%
North West -20 4 £405 -19.00% 1
Havant -3 3 £354 -
Edinburgh +2 2 £370 -
Scotland -4 2 £370 -
Oldham - 2 £400 -
Colchester +11 1 £350 -
East of England +4 1 £350 -26.31% 3
Essex +2 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £400 -15.78%
Sunderland - 1 £400 -
Winchester - 1 £430 -
Surrey - 1 £600 - 1
North East - 1 £400 -
Chertsey - 1 £600 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Newport - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 - -

IT Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) ITIL
3 16 (20.51%) Project Management
4 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.95%) Service Management
5 13 (16.67%) Banking
6 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.10%) SLA
7 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
8 10 (12.82%) MS Office
8 10 (12.82%) COBIT
8 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 9 (11.54%) Change Management
9 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (10.26%) Windows
10 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 8 (10.26%) Legal
10 8 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (10.26%) Degree
11 7 (8.97%) Time Management
12 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (7.69%) Back Office
12 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.69%) Migration
12 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.69%) Active Directory

IT Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (3.85%) FileNet
1 3 (3.85%) Lync
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Network Security
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) VoIP
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
2 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
2 1 (1.28%) DHCP
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (10.26%) Legal
5 6 (7.69%) Back Office
6 5 (6.41%) Retail
6 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (6.41%) General Ledger
7 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Architect
4 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Relationships Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support
8 2 (2.56%) Governance Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) Spring
1 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) AS400
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.56%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (2.56%) Derivative
4 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.56%) Equities
4 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Project Management
3 14 (17.95%) Service Management
4 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 9 (11.54%) Change Management
5 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.26%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (8.97%) Time Management
8 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.41%) Content Management
9 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.41%) Process Management
9 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.56%) MCP
3 2 (2.56%) PMP
3 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
2 10 (12.82%) COBIT
3 5 (6.41%) COREP
4 3 (3.85%) GxP
4 3 (3.85%) BS15000
4 3 (3.85%) QA
5 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.56%) COSO
6 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.28%) CRD IV
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.28%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Citrix
3 5 (6.41%) IBM
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Planview
5 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) Lotus
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) AppSense
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) hybris
6 1 (1.28%) Demandware