The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Governance over the 3 months to 28 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.

Data Governance
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 146 135
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.44% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 12
Median daily rate £606 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.64% -26.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Data 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2125 3167 2872
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.24% 82.32% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1922 1563
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in the North West

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Governance in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Governance in the North West

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Governance in the North West

Data Governance
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Governance within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Merseyside - 2 £600 - 1
Cheshire +24 1 £613 +44.11% 1
Manchester +2 1 - - 1
Data Governance
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 14 (46.67%) Data Quality
2 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
2 13 (43.33%) Data Management
3 10 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.67%) Taxonomies
7 5 (16.67%) Ontologies
7 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 5 (16.67%) Apache Hive
7 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) ETL
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) HBase
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
8 4 (13.33%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (10.00%) Data Structures

Data Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP MDG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.33%) HBase
3 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) OLAP
4 1 (3.33%) OLTP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Principal Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Domain Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Management Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Principal Data Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Data Quality Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Siebel Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Data Management
1 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
2 10 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 6 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (16.67%) Ontologies
5 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 4 (13.33%) Data Acquisition
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Informatica
2 3 (10.00%) Tableau
3 2 (6.67%) EXASOL
3 2 (6.67%) Talend
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel