The table below looks at the statistics for Project 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 Project Governance over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Governance
Rank 545 531 492
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 54 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 36
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£400 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.83% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Project Governance
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Governance Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Governance
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Governance Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Governance
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Project Governance Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Governance
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Governance Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project 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 Project Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -2 43 £413 -3.22% 7
South East -15 17 £375 - 2
London -4 12 £505 +12.78% 3
Scotland 0 10 £260 -48.25% 2
East of England - 8 £388 -
Hampshire -6 6 £375 -
City of London +11 5 £550 +14.58% 3
Surrey +7 3 - -
North West -14 3 £375 +30.43%
East Midlands -8 2 £375 -25.00%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -7 1 - - 2
Livingston - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Southport - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Telford - - - - 2
York - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Project Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Project 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 Project Governance.

1 49 (48.51%) Finance
2 36 (35.64%) Project Management
3 23 (22.77%) PRINCE2
4 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
6 20 (19.80%) MS Project
7 19 (18.81%) Retail
7 19 (18.81%) Supplier Management
8 14 (13.86%) Change Management
8 14 (13.86%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.88%) Resource Management
10 11 (10.89%) Banking
11 10 (9.90%) MS Office
11 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
11 10 (9.90%) Programme Management
12 9 (8.91%) ITIL
12 9 (8.91%) PRINCE
13 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (7.92%) Migration
14 7 (6.93%) Information Management
14 7 (6.93%) QA
15 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
15 6 (5.94%) CRM
15 6 (5.94%) SAP
15 6 (5.94%) Oracle
16 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
16 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
16 5 (4.95%) Project Planning

Project Governance
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Project 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 Project Governance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Project
2 10 (9.90%) MS Office
3 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.98%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.98%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) SAN
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
1 4 (3.96%) NAS
2 3 (2.97%) Network Security
2 3 (2.97%) LAN
2 3 (2.97%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) MPLS
4 1 (0.99%) OSPF
4 1 (0.99%) BGP
4 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.99%) DMZ
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.99%) Wireless
4 1 (0.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.99%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 49 (48.51%) Finance
2 19 (18.81%) Retail
3 11 (10.89%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (56.44%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.89%) Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Coordinator
3 9 (8.91%) Architect
4 8 (7.92%) Junior
4 8 (7.92%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (6.93%) Junior Project Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) PMO Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.96%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
1 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (1.98%) Kindle
2 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.99%) Equities
3 1 (0.99%) PMI
3 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.99%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) AIX
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Project Management
2 23 (22.77%) PRINCE2
3 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (18.81%) Supplier Management
5 14 (13.86%) Change Management
5 14 (13.86%) Risk Management
6 12 (11.88%) Resource Management
7 10 (9.90%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.91%) PRINCE
8 9 (8.91%) ITIL
9 8 (7.92%) Migration
10 7 (6.93%) Information Management
11 6 (5.94%) CRM
12 5 (4.95%) Service Management
12 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.95%) Project Planning
13 4 (3.96%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) PMP
3 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.98%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) SAP
3 3 (2.97%) HP
3 3 (2.97%) BMC
3 3 (2.97%) Remedy
4 2 (1.98%) Cognos
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Nortel
5 1 (0.99%) Primavera
5 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow