Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 449 479
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 -59
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 435 452 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 279 256
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £273
90th Percentile £648 £600 £619
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
England median hourly rate £28.16 £51.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.06% +210.61% -73.81%
10th Percentile £18.69 £42.88 £15.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £60.63 £19.50
UK median hourly rate £28.16 £51.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -45.06% +210.61% -73.81%

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 81,260 78,348 83,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,227 52,340 55,746
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,201 1,876 2,205
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -41 149 £500 +5.26% 24
South East +14 116 £498 +6.42% 6
Midlands -1 66 £406 +17.75% 2
West Midlands +4 56 £406 +25.00% 2
North of England -38 44 £450 +20.00% 2
East of England +13 37 £475 +7.04% 3
Yorkshire -22 24 £413 +26.92% 1
South West -30 23 £338 -25.00% 4
North West -8 15 £483 +37.86% 1
East Midlands -13 9 £450 -14.29%
North East -6 5 £418 -15.66%
Project Governance
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 229 (52.64%) Project Management
2 189 (43.45%) Finance
3 149 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (29.66%) PRINCE2
5 120 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 106 (24.37%) PMO
7 86 (19.77%) Change Management
8 75 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 61 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
9 61 (14.02%) Matrix Organization
10 55 (12.64%) Security Cleared
10 55 (12.64%) Waterfall
11 53 (12.18%) Microsoft Project
12 48 (11.03%) SC Cleared
13 47 (10.80%) Risk Management
13 47 (10.80%) Programme Management
14 45 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
15 43 (9.89%) Scrum
16 41 (9.43%) PMI Certification
16 41 (9.43%) Change Control
17 40 (9.20%) Resource Management
17 40 (9.20%) Migration
18 37 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 37 (8.51%) Coaching
18 37 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (8.28%) PMP
19 36 (8.28%) Decision-Making
20 35 (8.05%) Line Management
21 34 (7.82%) QA
22 33 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement

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 20 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.53%) Confluence
3 4 (0.92%) CMS
3 4 (0.92%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) Jadu
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (12.18%) Microsoft Project
3 45 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 37 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (4.60%) MS Visio
6 15 (3.45%) Open Workbench
7 7 (1.61%) Maya
8 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.69%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.46%) Primavera
3 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.46%) Social Studio
3 2 (0.46%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (1.61%) Office 365
4 4 (0.92%) SaaS
5 3 (0.69%) G Suite
5 3 (0.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.38%) Internet
2 4 (0.92%) Skype
2 4 (0.92%) WAN
2 4 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.69%) Firewall
3 3 (0.69%) LAN
3 3 (0.69%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.92%) DTS
2 4 (0.92%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.46%) MySQL
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.46%) Power BI
3 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.23%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (5.06%) JIRA
2 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.46%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) Maven
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 189 (43.45%) Finance
2 26 (5.98%) Banking
2 26 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.06%) Retail
4 15 (3.45%) Marketing
5 10 (2.30%) Legal
6 8 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.38%) Automotive
8 6 (1.38%) Billing
8 6 (1.38%) Law
8 6 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Local Government
10 3 (0.69%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Military
11 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 204 (46.90%) Project Manager
2 48 (11.03%) Analyst
3 24 (5.52%) IT Manager
4 23 (5.29%) Architect
5 21 (4.83%) Delivery Manager
5 21 (4.83%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 20 (4.60%) PMO Analyst
7 17 (3.91%) IT Project Manager
7 17 (3.91%) Programme Manager
7 17 (3.91%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.68%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 13 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
10 13 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
11 12 (2.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (2.76%) Junior
11 12 (2.76%) PMO Lead
11 12 (2.76%) SAP Manager
11 12 (2.76%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.76%) .NET
2 7 (1.61%) Velocity
3 3 (0.69%) Middleware
3 3 (0.69%) XML
4 2 (0.46%) COM
4 2 (0.46%) J2EE
4 2 (0.46%) Web Services
4 2 (0.46%) XML Schema
4 2 (0.46%) XSD
5 1 (0.23%) EDI
5 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) HTML5
5 1 (0.23%) JPA
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) Node.js
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.23%) Spring
5 1 (0.23%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.23%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.37%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.91%) Virtual Team
4 14 (3.22%) PMI
5 11 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.53%) NHS
6 9 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.61%) FMCG
8 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.69%) Life Science
10 3 (0.69%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.45%) Windows
2 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
2 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.46%) Linux
3 2 (0.46%) Unix
3 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.23%) CentOS
4 1 (0.23%) VMS
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (52.64%) Project Management
2 149 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (29.66%) PRINCE2
4 120 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (19.77%) Change Management
6 61 (14.02%) Matrix Organization
7 55 (12.64%) Waterfall
8 47 (10.80%) Programme Management
8 47 (10.80%) Risk Management
9 43 (9.89%) Scrum
10 41 (9.43%) Change Control
11 40 (9.20%) Migration
11 40 (9.20%) Resource Management
12 37 (8.51%) Coaching
13 36 (8.28%) Decision-Making
14 35 (8.05%) Line Management
15 33 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (7.13%) Project Planning
17 30 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.75%) SQL
2 7 (1.61%) C#
3 4 (0.92%) Java
4 2 (0.46%) C
5 1 (0.23%) ABAP
5 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 41 (9.43%) PMI Certification
4 36 (8.28%) PMP
5 23 (5.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (4.83%) Degree
7 13 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (1.15%) APMP
10 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.92%) MCSA
10 4 (0.92%) MCSE
10 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.69%) ISEB
11 3 (0.69%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.46%) SAFe Agilist
13 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (24.37%) PMO
2 34 (7.82%) QA
3 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.61%) GDPR
5 4 (0.92%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.46%) GxP
6 2 (0.46%) IFRS
6 2 (0.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) CASB
2 2 (0.46%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.23%) MOM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 75 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.44%) SAP
3 14 (3.22%) Oracle
4 7 (1.61%) Huawei
5 6 (1.38%) Workday
6 5 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.15%) Remedy
6 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.92%) Cisco
7 4 (0.92%) Dell
8 3 (0.69%) Citrix
9 2 (0.46%) Aruba
9 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.46%) BT
9 2 (0.46%) CA
9 2 (0.46%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.46%) HP
9 2 (0.46%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.46%) Tableau