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

Information Technology Governance
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 154 151
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.13% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.16% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £340 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.23 £8.50
% change year-on-year - +185.00%  

IT 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 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

IT Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IT Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IT Governance in the North West

IT 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 IT Governance in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Governance in the North West

IT Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Governance in the North West

IT 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 IT Governance within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester +18 8 £340 +4.61%
Cheshire +11 1 £715 +78.75%
IT Governance
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IT 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 IT Governance.

1 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 10 (62.50%) Process Improvement
1 10 (62.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 10 (62.50%) Resource Allocation
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Social Media
3 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
3 3 (18.75%) SFIA
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.25%) IISP
5 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) Domain Models
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Office 365
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) CESG
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP

IT 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Portfolio Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technology Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 10 (62.50%) Process Improvement
1 10 (62.50%) Resource Allocation
1 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
3 3 (18.75%) SFIA
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CITP
1 1 (6.25%) IISP
1 1 (6.25%) MBCS
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) VMware