Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 September 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 191 198
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 17 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 16
North West median daily rate £500 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -17.14% +12.18%
10th Percentile £179 £303 £216
90th Percentile £663 £506 £625
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.00

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,921 4,716 6,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.59% 82.05% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,102 2,900 3,900
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 195 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.30 £52.80 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in the North West

Project 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 Project Governance in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Governance in the North West

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Governance in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Governance in the North West

Project 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 Project Governance within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Manchester -24 7 £415 +18.57%
Cheshire -8 6 £625 +66.67% 1
Merseyside +21 1 - - 1
Lancashire -11 1 - -
Project Governance
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Project Governance.

1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Confluence
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Velocity
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) PMO
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Product Management
7 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.88%) Resource Management

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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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) IFS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft