Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 20 January 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.

Information Governance
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 702 733
Rank change year-on-year +116 +31 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Governance 291 142 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 99 103
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £223 £211 £180
90th Percentile £600 £600 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £356 £410
% change year-on-year +15.87% -13.17% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 2
UK median hourly rate £16.21 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.16% +51.52% -19.47%
10th Percentile £12.40 £14.63 £15.75
90th Percentile £22.64 £54.10 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.21 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -35.16% +51.52% -24.31%

Information 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84,024 81,140 89,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,267 53,737 57,879
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,958 2,261 2,720
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +24.22%

Information Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Governance over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Governance over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Governance within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England +118 263 £441 +26.07% 53
UK excluding London +92 172 £413 +15.87% 42
London +34 112 £450 +38.46% 17
North of England +64 52 £450 +12.50% 7
Midlands +32 52 £450 - 8
West Midlands +37 36 £450 - 4
South East -4 32 £425 +17.40% 14
Yorkshire +30 28 £450 +1.41% 1
North West +16 18 £450 +28.57% 6
East Midlands +12 15 £423 +16.55% 4
Scotland -6 14 £338 -28.95% 4
South West +5 10 £406 +45.74% 4
Wales +14 7 £288 +55.41% 2
North East +53 6 £500 -39.39%
East of England -6 6 £294 -18.97% 3

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Information Governance.

1 138 (47.42%) GDPR
2 137 (47.08%) Data Protection
3 93 (31.96%) Information Security
4 63 (21.65%) Management Information System
5 57 (19.59%) Project Management
6 43 (14.78%) NHS
7 42 (14.43%) Legal
8 41 (14.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 39 (13.40%) Degree
9 39 (13.40%) Data Protection Act
9 39 (13.40%) Finance
10 35 (12.03%) Freedom of Information
11 33 (11.34%) Risk Management
11 33 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (11.00%) Microsoft
13 30 (10.31%) CISSP
13 30 (10.31%) Data Governance
14 29 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (9.97%) SQL
14 29 (9.97%) Information Management
15 27 (9.28%) SharePoint
16 25 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (8.25%) Business Analysis
17 24 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (7.90%) Windows
19 22 (7.56%) ETL
20 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
22 19 (6.53%) Data Privacy
22 19 (6.53%) ITIL

Information Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 27 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) CMS
3 2 (0.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.19%) Firewall
2 12 (4.12%) SMS
3 8 (2.75%) LAN
3 8 (2.75%) Network Security
3 8 (2.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (2.75%) WAN
4 7 (2.41%) SNMP
5 6 (2.06%) MPLS
5 6 (2.06%) VLAN
6 5 (1.72%) SAN
7 4 (1.37%) Internet
8 2 (0.69%) DHCP
8 2 (0.69%) DNS
8 2 (0.69%) FTP
8 2 (0.69%) HTTP
8 2 (0.69%) Intranet
8 2 (0.69%) SMTP
8 2 (0.69%) SSH
8 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.78%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (2.75%) Power BI
4 8 (2.75%) PowerPivot
5 6 (2.06%) DataStage
5 6 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.37%) QualityStage
8 3 (1.03%) Big Data
8 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.72%) Subversion
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (14.43%) Legal
2 39 (13.40%) Finance
3 17 (5.84%) Law
4 15 (5.15%) Local Government
5 13 (4.47%) Banking
6 8 (2.75%) Back Office
7 7 (2.41%) Marketing
8 3 (1.03%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (16.15%) Analyst
2 35 (12.03%) Information Manager
3 31 (10.65%) Consultant
4 23 (7.90%) Architect
4 23 (7.90%) Project Manager
5 22 (7.56%) Information Officer
6 21 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.22%) Governance Manager
7 20 (6.87%) Developer
8 19 (6.53%) Information Governance Officer
9 17 (5.84%) Security Manager
10 16 (5.50%) GDPR Project Manager
11 15 (5.15%) Data Protection Officer
12 14 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (4.81%) Information Governance Manager
12 14 (4.81%) Information Security Manager
13 11 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (3.44%) GDPR Consultant
14 10 (3.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.72%) MDX
1 5 (1.72%) OAuth
2 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.34%) JSON
3 1 (0.34%) LAMP
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
3 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.65%) Management Information System
2 43 (14.78%) NHS
3 39 (13.40%) Data Protection Act
4 35 (12.03%) Freedom of Information
5 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.50%) Freedom of Information Act
7 8 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.75%) PKI
8 5 (1.72%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.69%) CCTV
9 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.69%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) NPfIT
10 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.90%) Windows
2 14 (4.81%) Unix
3 9 (3.09%) Linux
4 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (47.08%) Data Protection
2 93 (31.96%) Information Security
3 57 (19.59%) Project Management
4 33 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (11.34%) Risk Management
5 30 (10.31%) Data Governance
6 29 (9.97%) Information Management
7 25 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (8.25%) Business Analysis
8 24 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (7.56%) ETL
10 20 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (6.53%) Data Privacy
11 19 (6.53%) ITIL
12 18 (6.19%) Data Management
12 18 (6.19%) PRINCE2
12 18 (6.19%) SIEM
13 17 (5.84%) Change Management
13 17 (5.84%) SDLC
14 15 (5.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.97%) SQL
2 8 (2.75%) Python
3 6 (2.06%) Perl
3 6 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.37%) C
6 3 (1.03%) C#
6 3 (1.03%) Java
6 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.69%) C++
7 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) Fortran
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) R
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (13.40%) Degree
2 30 (10.31%) CISSP
3 19 (6.53%) CISM
4 14 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.44%) CISA
5 10 (3.44%) ISEB
6 8 (2.75%) CGEIT
6 8 (2.75%) CRISC
7 6 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.72%) CCNA
8 5 (1.72%) CCNP
8 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.72%) ISACA
8 5 (1.72%) SANS
9 3 (1.03%) CISMP
9 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.69%) CLAS
10 2 (0.69%) ECDL
10 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (47.42%) GDPR
2 41 (14.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (6.19%) Data Quality
4 14 (4.81%) QA
5 12 (4.12%) PCI DSS
6 10 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (2.41%) PMO
8 6 (2.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (1.72%) BS7799
9 5 (1.72%) COBIT
10 2 (0.69%) SLA
11 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.34%) GMP
11 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Snort
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) HDFS
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.34%) NFS
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.03%) QRadar
3 2 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.34%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.12%) IBM
2 12 (4.12%) Oracle
2 12 (4.12%) Tableau
3 8 (2.75%) Citrix
4 6 (2.06%) SAP
5 4 (1.37%) McAfee
6 3 (1.03%) Teradata
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco
7 2 (0.69%) CyberArk
7 2 (0.69%) Forcepoint
7 2 (0.69%) IronPort
7 2 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.69%) Progress
7 2 (0.69%) Symantec
8 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.34%) EMC
8 1 (0.34%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.34%) Intel
8 1 (0.34%) Qualys