Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 811 790
Rank change year-on-year +116 -21 -22
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 189 88 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 63 86
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +28.60% -2.22%
10th Percentile £363 £288 £334
90th Percentile £750 £731 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £513 £400
% change year-on-year +1.95% +28.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.93% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.23 -
% change year-on-year -0.93% - -

IT 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 87155 88463 92228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.47% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58071 58482 59737
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2066 2352 2726
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.75 £47.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

IT Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 14 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +125 183 £475 -9.52% 29
UK excluding London +84 114 £523 +1.95% 14
London +16 70 £450 -15.69% 16
South East +35 40 £510 -13.19% 8
North of England +99 38 £638 -1.92% 4
North West +40 34 £650 +13.04% 4
South West +18 12 £350 +16.67%
Midlands +17 11 £438 -7.89% 1
West Midlands +24 8 £400 +14.29% 1
East of England -7 8 £438 +173.44%
Scotland -5 5 £425 -
Yorkshire +23 3 £425 -40.14%
East Midlands -3 3 £550 -15.38%
North East - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 78 (41.27%) Finance
2 52 (27.51%) Risk Management
3 48 (25.40%) Project Management
4 46 (24.34%) Information Security
5 37 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 28 (14.81%) QA
7 27 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 24 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (12.17%) Management Information System
9 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
10 22 (11.64%) User Experience
11 20 (10.58%) ITIL
11 20 (10.58%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.05%) Sass
12 19 (10.05%) Node.js
13 18 (9.52%) Data Protection
13 18 (9.52%) ES6
13 18 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (9.52%) Linux
14 17 (8.99%) Legal
14 17 (8.99%) Change Management
14 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (8.99%) Linux Command Line
15 16 (8.47%) Grunt
15 16 (8.47%) Babel
15 16 (8.47%) PCI DSS

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 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (4.23%) Serverless
4 7 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.65%) Office 365
6 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.59%) Heroku
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.06%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.53%) GitHub
9 1 (0.53%) IaaS
9 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Firewall
2 5 (2.65%) Network Security
3 3 (1.59%) Internet
3 3 (1.59%) SMS
4 2 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.06%) VLAN
5 1 (0.53%) 3G
5 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.53%) 4G
5 1 (0.53%) 5G
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.06%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.53%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.47%) Babel
1 16 (8.47%) Grunt
2 9 (4.76%) webpack
3 2 (1.06%) CircleCI
3 2 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (41.27%) Finance
2 17 (8.99%) Legal
3 14 (7.41%) Banking
3 14 (7.41%) Retail
4 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.12%) Marketing
6 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.59%) Back Office
7 3 (1.59%) Publishing
8 2 (1.06%) Automotive
8 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (23.81%) Architect
2 20 (10.58%) Analyst
3 18 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 16 (8.47%) Consultant
5 14 (7.41%) Risk Manager
6 13 (6.88%) Developer
7 12 (6.35%) IT Manager
8 11 (5.82%) Security Consultant
8 11 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.29%) Security Manager
10 9 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.23%) IT Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) Asset and Configuration Manager
12 7 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
12 7 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.70%) Senior Architect
13 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.17%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) Node.js
1 19 (10.05%) Sass
2 12 (6.35%) CSS
2 12 (6.35%) HTML
3 7 (3.70%) Serverless Framework
4 3 (1.59%) .NET
4 3 (1.59%) J2EE
4 3 (1.59%) Web Services
5 2 (1.06%) COM
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.06%) Middleware
5 2 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.06%) RESTful
5 2 (1.06%) SailPoint
5 2 (1.06%) SOAP
5 2 (1.06%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.53%) D3.js
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Core Interface
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.53%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Management Information System
2 22 (11.64%) User Experience
3 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.99%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.82%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (5.29%) Social Media
6 7 (3.70%) CMDB
7 4 (2.12%) NHS
8 3 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.59%) Replication
8 3 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.53%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (2.12%) Windows
3 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) Risk Management
2 48 (25.40%) Project Management
3 46 (24.34%) Information Security
4 37 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 27 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 24 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (10.58%) Collaborative Working
8 20 (10.58%) ITIL
9 19 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 18 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (8.99%) Change Management
12 15 (7.94%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (7.94%) SFIA
13 13 (6.88%) Security Architecture
13 13 (6.88%) Service Management
14 12 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (6.35%) Performance Management
15 11 (5.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
2 18 (9.52%) ES6
3 15 (7.94%) Java
4 9 (4.76%) Python
5 6 (3.17%) SQL
6 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.06%) C
6 2 (1.06%) C#
6 2 (1.06%) Go
6 2 (1.06%) R
6 2 (1.06%) VB
6 2 (1.06%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) ABAP
7 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) CISSP
2 11 (5.82%) CISM
3 9 (4.76%) Degree
4 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.65%) CISA
5 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.12%) CRISC
7 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.06%) ISACA
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
8 1 (0.53%) CCSP
8 1 (0.53%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) GSEC
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.81%) QA
2 18 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (8.47%) PCI DSS
4 13 (6.88%) GDPR
5 11 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (5.29%) COBIT
7 6 (3.17%) PMO
8 4 (2.12%) COSO
8 4 (2.12%) ISO 31000
9 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.59%) SLA
10 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
10 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.53%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) IAG
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.06%) SCCM
2 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.82%) SAP
3 8 (4.23%) Curam
4 5 (2.65%) IBM
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle
5 4 (2.12%) McAfee
5 4 (2.12%) Remedy
5 4 (2.12%) VMware
6 2 (1.06%) Ariba
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco
6 2 (1.06%) Citrix
6 2 (1.06%) Informatica
6 2 (1.06%) Murex
6 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.06%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) MapR
7 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy