The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 593 614
Rank change year-on-year +52 +21  
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 66 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 20
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £618 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -17.50% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.23 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +185.00%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
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

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Governance over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +40 63 £450 -10.00% 12
London -9 17 £540 +13.68% 2
South East +41 15 £425 -8.84% 5
North West +26 8 £340 +4.61% 2
West Midlands +25 8 £400 -27.27%
Manchester +17 8 £340 +4.61%
East Midlands -4 5 £500 +11.11%
East of England -6 5 £548 -12.40% 1
Surrey - 5 £550 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £325 -
Scotland +36 3 - -
Edinburgh +18 3 - -
Bedfordshire -6 3 £548 -12.40% 1
Birmingham +21 2 £300 -45.45%
Warwickshire +10 2 £575 +4.54%
City of London -9 2 £575 +9.52%
Reigate - 2 - - 2
Crawley - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £538 -
South West - 2 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire +23 1 £450 -36.61% 2
Leeds +22 1 £450 -37.50%
Berkshire +17 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +15 1 £450 -36.61% 2
Midlands +5 1 £500 -
Nottingham -1 1 £425 -5.55%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £425 -5.55%

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for IT Governance.

1 45 (35.43%) Project Management
2 42 (33.07%) Finance
3 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.54%) Service Delivery
5 20 (15.75%) Information Security
6 19 (14.96%) ITIL
7 18 (14.17%) PMO
8 14 (11.02%) Degree
9 13 (10.24%) Process Improvement
9 13 (10.24%) Risk Management
10 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
10 12 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (9.45%) Banking
11 11 (8.66%) Supplier Management
11 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (8.66%) SAP
11 11 (8.66%) Java
11 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (8.66%) User Experience
12 10 (7.87%) Microservices
12 10 (7.87%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
12 10 (7.87%) Resource Allocation
12 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.87%) Programme Management
12 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
13 9 (7.09%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 9 (7.09%) Service Management
13 9 (7.09%) Change Management

IT 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 7 (5.51%) CMS
2 4 (3.15%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) Mule
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.79%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.57%) Boomi
1 2 (1.57%) IaaS
1 2 (1.57%) iPaaS
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
1 2 (1.57%) PaaS
1 2 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Firewall
1 5 (3.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) Intranet
2 2 (1.57%) Network Security
2 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Babel
1 5 (3.94%) Grunt
1 5 (3.94%) JIRA
2 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) gulp
General
1 42 (33.07%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
5 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Analyst
2 20 (15.75%) IT Manager
3 18 (14.17%) Architect
4 17 (13.39%) Business Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Consultant
6 12 (9.45%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.30%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Governance Manager
10 7 (5.51%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (5.51%) Portfolio Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.72%) IT Governance Manager
11 6 (4.72%) Security Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Incident Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Information Security Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) CSS
1 7 (5.51%) HTML
1 7 (5.51%) Node.js
1 7 (5.51%) Sass
2 3 (2.36%) J2EE
2 3 (2.36%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) HTML5
3 2 (1.57%) jQuery
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) IDoc
4 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.66%) User Experience
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.94%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.36%) PMI
7 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.57%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) CESG
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.79%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.51%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Android
2 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.43%) Project Management
2 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.54%) Service Delivery
3 21 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (15.75%) Information Security
5 19 (14.96%) ITIL
6 13 (10.24%) Process Improvement
6 13 (10.24%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (8.66%) Supplier Management
8 10 (7.87%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 10 (7.87%) Microservices
8 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.87%) Programme Management
8 10 (7.87%) Resource Allocation
9 9 (7.09%) Change Management
9 9 (7.09%) Contract Management
9 9 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (7.09%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) Java
2 7 (5.51%) ES6
2 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.36%) Python
4 2 (1.57%) ABAP
4 2 (1.57%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
5 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
2 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.15%) CRISC
5 4 (3.15%) PMP
6 3 (2.36%) CISM
7 2 (1.57%) CGEIT
7 2 (1.57%) CISSP
7 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.79%) CISA
8 1 (0.79%) CITP
8 1 (0.79%) IISP
8 1 (0.79%) ISACA
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) PMO
2 12 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.30%) COBIT
3 8 (6.30%) QA
4 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (3.15%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.36%) P3O
6 2 (1.57%) COSO
6 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.57%) GDPR
6 2 (1.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.57%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.79%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) NFS
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) SAP
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.94%) hybris
4 3 (2.36%) Ariba
4 3 (2.36%) Concur
5 2 (1.57%) Dell
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle
5 2 (1.57%) Remedy
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) F5
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Kronos
6 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) Snow
6 1 (0.79%) Wyse
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