The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Information Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Governance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Governance
England / North West
Rank 136 153 127
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26  
Contract jobs citing Information Governance 1 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.13% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.16% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £171 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -57.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.79 £12.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +69.69% -69.37%  

Information 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 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Information Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Governance in the North West

Information 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 Information Governance in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Governance in the North West

Information Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Governance in the North West

Information Governance
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information 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 Information Governance.

1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Information Governance
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Information Governance Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Information Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP