The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Project Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Governance over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Governance
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 75 60
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15  
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.14% 0.62% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.74% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £365 £242 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.82% -39.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +7.76% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.08

Project Governance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 444 813 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.25% 84.25% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 511 448
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Project Governance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in Cheshire

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Governance in Cheshire

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Governance in Cheshire

Project Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Governance in Cheshire

Project Governance
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Governance within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £375 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Project Governance
North West

Project Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Project Governance.

1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) EPoS
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Legal

Project Governance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS Manager
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) HR Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft