Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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.

Project Governance
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 455 457 489
Rank change year-on-year +2 +32 -53
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 471 474 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 310 275
England median daily rate £475 £464 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +9.12% -
10th Percentile £291 £300 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
England median hourly rate £26.91 £42.50 £18.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.69% +135.65% -
10th Percentile £18.56 £18.56 £15.60
90th Percentile £40.95 £58.75 £20.49
UK median hourly rate £26.91 £42.50 £18.04
% change year-on-year -36.69% +135.65% -

Project Governance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,285 81,793 81,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.84% 86.03% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,827 55,137 53,807
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £284 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,093 1,885 2,236
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.27%

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Project Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in England

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Governance in England

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Governance in England

Project Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Governance in England

Project Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Governance in England

Project Governance
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 175 £525 +5.00% 26
South East +8 125 £475 +2.70% 5
Midlands -1 68 £390 +14.71% 7
West Midlands -15 55 £390 +14.71% 4
North of England -4 48 £450 +25.00% 8
East of England -4 29 £458 -6.63%
South West -35 25 £320 -32.81% 2
North West -5 22 £483 +24.52% 5
Yorkshire -1 20 £425 +30.77% 3
East Midlands +11 13 £500 -13.04% 3
North East -7 6 £418 -17.12%
Project Governance
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Project Governance.

1 275 (58.39%) Project Management
2 208 (44.16%) Finance
3 183 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (34.61%) PRINCE2
5 151 (32.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 143 (30.36%) PMO
7 95 (20.17%) Change Management
8 80 (16.99%) Microsoft
9 71 (15.07%) Waterfall
10 69 (14.65%) Microsoft Office
11 64 (13.59%) Security Cleared
12 62 (13.16%) Matrix Organization
13 61 (12.95%) Programme Management
14 60 (12.74%) PMI Certification
15 57 (12.10%) SC Cleared
16 56 (11.89%) Matrix Management
16 56 (11.89%) Microsoft Project
17 54 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
17 54 (11.46%) Change Control
18 53 (11.25%) Risk Management
18 53 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
19 52 (11.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 47 (9.98%) Resource Management
20 47 (9.98%) Dependency Management
21 44 (9.34%) SAP
22 43 (9.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 42 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
24 41 (8.70%) PMI
24 41 (8.70%) PMP
24 41 (8.70%) Commercial Awareness

Project Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.97%) Confluence
3 5 (1.06%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.64%) CMS
5 3 (0.64%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (14.65%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (11.89%) Microsoft Project
3 54 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 52 (11.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (4.46%) Open Workbench
6 19 (4.03%) MS Visio
7 13 (2.76%) Maya
8 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.85%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.64%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.64%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.42%) HFM
6 2 (0.42%) Maximo
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.42%) Primavera
6 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.42%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.42%) Sprinklr
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.12%) Office 365
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.64%) Boomi
4 3 (0.64%) GitHub
4 3 (0.64%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.76%) Value-Added Service
2 4 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.64%) Skype
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) DMZ
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (1.06%) Data Lake
4 4 (0.85%) DTS
4 4 (0.85%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.64%) OLAP
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.42%) Big Data
6 2 (0.42%) MySQL
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.42%) Power BI
7 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (6.16%) JIRA
2 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 208 (44.16%) Finance
2 38 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.52%) Banking
4 24 (5.10%) Retail
5 17 (3.61%) Marketing
6 10 (2.12%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.91%) Legal
8 7 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.06%) Billing
11 4 (0.85%) Front Office
11 4 (0.85%) Law
12 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.64%) Back Office
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 241 (51.17%) Project Manager
2 51 (10.83%) Analyst
3 27 (5.73%) Architect
3 27 (5.73%) IT Manager
3 27 (5.73%) PMO Analyst
3 27 (5.73%) Senior Manager
4 25 (5.31%) Senior Project Manager
5 24 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
5 24 (5.10%) IT Project Manager
6 23 (4.88%) Programme Manager
7 22 (4.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 17 (3.61%) Technical Manager
9 15 (3.18%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.18%) Infrastructure Manager
9 15 (3.18%) PMO Lead
9 15 (3.18%) SAP Manager
9 15 (3.18%) Technical Project Manager
9 15 (3.18%) Telecoms Manager
9 15 (3.18%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 14 (2.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.03%) .NET
2 9 (1.91%) Web Services
3 7 (1.49%) Velocity
4 6 (1.27%) Middleware
5 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.64%) IDoc
5 3 (0.64%) RESTful
5 3 (0.64%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.64%) SAP XI
5 3 (0.64%) SOAP
5 3 (0.64%) Swagger
5 3 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.42%) COM
6 2 (0.42%) J2EE
6 2 (0.42%) XML
6 2 (0.42%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.42%) XSD
7 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.70%) PMI
2 32 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.91%) FMCG
7 7 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.27%) NHS
9 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.64%) Equities
10 3 (0.64%) Life Science
10 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.42%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.97%) Windows
2 7 (1.49%) Unix
2 7 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.64%) Linux
3 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (0.64%) Solaris
3 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.21%) Android
5 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (58.39%) Project Management
2 183 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (34.61%) PRINCE2
4 151 (32.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (20.17%) Change Management
6 71 (15.07%) Waterfall
7 62 (13.16%) Matrix Organization
8 61 (12.95%) Programme Management
9 56 (11.89%) Matrix Management
10 54 (11.46%) Change Control
11 53 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
11 53 (11.25%) Risk Management
12 47 (9.98%) Dependency Management
12 47 (9.98%) Resource Management
13 42 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (8.70%) Commercial Awareness
14 41 (8.70%) Decision-Making
15 37 (7.86%) ERP
15 37 (7.86%) Project Planning
16 36 (7.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.94%) SQL
2 10 (2.12%) C#
3 3 (0.64%) ABAP
4 2 (0.42%) C
4 2 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 60 (12.74%) PMI Certification
3 57 (12.10%) SC Cleared
4 43 (9.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (8.70%) PMP
6 21 (4.46%) Degree
7 13 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.34%) ISEB
9 9 (1.91%) APMP
10 8 (1.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.42%) HNC
13 2 (0.42%) HND
13 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.42%) SAFe Agilist
13 2 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.21%) CBAP
14 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (30.36%) PMO
2 27 (5.73%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.27%) GDPR
4 4 (0.85%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.64%) P3O
5 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) GxP
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) IFRS
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) RSA Archer
1 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.21%) CASB
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 80 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.34%) SAP
3 33 (7.01%) Oracle
4 14 (2.97%) Huawei
5 7 (1.49%) Remedy
6 6 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.06%) IBM
7 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.85%) Niku
8 4 (0.85%) Workday
9 3 (0.64%) Citrix
9 3 (0.64%) Dell
9 3 (0.64%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.64%) Sun
9 3 (0.64%) VMware
10 2 (0.42%) CA
10 2 (0.42%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.42%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.42%) TOWER Software