The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 27 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.

Project Governance
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 422 385
Rank change year-on-year +26 -37  
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 218 240 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 137 166
Median daily rate £425 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £591 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year - -74.60%  

Project 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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
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 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in the UK

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Governance in the UK

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Governance in the UK

Project Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Governance in the UK

Project 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 Project Governance within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +6 205 £444 -1.38% 34
London +13 87 £450 -10.00% 10
South East -3 44 £433 -3.88% 7
City of London +17 22 £450 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire +39 18 £348 -22.77% 6
Leeds +28 16 £320 -30.81% 5
West Yorkshire +25 16 £320 -25.79% 6
Berkshire +4 14 £450 +9.75% 1
Hampshire +18 12 £413 -24.13% 2
South West +1 12 £394 -7.35% 2
East of England -8 12 £450 -5.26% 1
North East +79 9 £495 +54.68% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £406 -6.06% 3
Tyne and Wear +78 7 £504 +57.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne +78 7 £504 +57.42%
Scotland +34 7 £400 +42.85% 2
Edinburgh +22 6 £400 +45.45%
West Midlands +7 6 £450 -0.11%
North West +6 6 £350 -28.20% 3
West Sussex +16 5 £275 -21.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £450 -35.71%
Watford 0 5 - -
Hertfordshire -5 5 - -
Bromley - 5 £450 -
Manchester +6 4 £350 -26.31% 2
Surrey +6 4 £475 -9.52% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £375 -9.63% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 4 £595 +32.22%
Devon - 4 £338 -
Exeter - 4 £338 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project 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 Project Governance.

1 196 (49.12%) Project Management
2 167 (41.85%) Finance
3 116 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (25.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (24.31%) PRINCE2
6 86 (21.55%) PMO
7 79 (19.80%) Microsoft
8 63 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
9 60 (15.04%) Change Management
10 53 (13.28%) Banking
11 40 (10.03%) Risk Management
11 40 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
12 39 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
14 36 (9.02%) CRM
14 36 (9.02%) Waterfall
14 36 (9.02%) Matrix Organization
15 35 (8.77%) Scrum
16 33 (8.27%) Migration
16 33 (8.27%) SDLC
17 32 (8.02%) Oracle
18 29 (7.27%) Resource Management
19 28 (7.02%) Project Planning
19 28 (7.02%) PMI Certification
20 26 (6.52%) SharePoint
21 25 (6.27%) MS Visio
21 25 (6.27%) PMP
21 25 (6.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 25 (6.27%) Change Control
22 23 (5.76%) Supplier Management

Project 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 26 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.76%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.50%) Confluence
4 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
2 40 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (6.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (6.27%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.50%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.00%) CA PPM
3 4 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.75%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.75%) Primavera
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.50%) Office 365
2 6 (1.50%) PaaS
3 5 (1.25%) IaaS
3 5 (1.25%) SaaS
4 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.51%) Intranet
2 8 (2.01%) Internet
3 4 (1.00%) Firewall
3 4 (1.00%) LAN
3 4 (1.00%) WAN
4 3 (0.75%) Network Security
5 2 (0.50%) NAS
5 2 (0.50%) SAN
6 1 (0.25%) Broadband
6 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) VLAN
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.00%) BODI
3 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.00%) Data Mart
3 4 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.50%) Big Data
4 2 (0.50%) DB2
4 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.25%) GIS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.26%) JIRA
2 7 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.50%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.50%) ERwin
5 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.25%) GoCD
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 167 (41.85%) Finance
2 53 (13.28%) Banking
3 18 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.76%) Marketing
4 15 (3.76%) Retail
5 14 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.26%) Legal
7 9 (2.26%) Front Office
8 6 (1.50%) Automotive
8 6 (1.50%) Back Office
9 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (48.37%) Project Manager
2 63 (15.79%) Analyst
3 28 (7.02%) Business Analyst
3 28 (7.02%) IT Manager
4 27 (6.77%) PMO Analyst
5 26 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 25 (6.27%) Architect
7 24 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
7 24 (6.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 19 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 18 (4.51%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.51%) Agile Project Manager
10 14 (3.51%) CRM Manager
11 13 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.01%) Applications Manager
12 12 (3.01%) Applications Project Manager
12 12 (3.01%) Project Analyst
13 11 (2.76%) Delivery Project Manager
13 11 (2.76%) PMO Manager
14 10 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.01%) .NET
2 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.75%) Middleware
3 7 (1.75%) Web Services
4 6 (1.50%) J2EE
4 6 (1.50%) XML
4 6 (1.50%) XML Schema
4 6 (1.50%) XSD
5 4 (1.00%) Murex Flex
5 4 (1.00%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.25%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) jQuery
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.25%) Spring
6 1 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.01%) PMI
3 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.01%) Derivative
5 7 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (1.75%) Social Media
5 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.50%) Equities
6 6 (1.50%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.75%) BYOD
8 3 (0.75%) Handset
8 3 (0.75%) NHS
9 2 (0.50%) AS400
9 2 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.50%) EPoS
9 2 (0.50%) SCADA
10 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.01%) Windows
2 6 (1.50%) Linux
2 6 (1.50%) Windows 10
2 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.25%) Solaris
4 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.75%) HPUX
6 2 (0.50%) Unix
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (49.12%) Project Management
2 116 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (25.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (24.31%) PRINCE2
5 60 (15.04%) Change Management
6 40 (10.03%) Risk Management
7 36 (9.02%) CRM
7 36 (9.02%) Matrix Organization
7 36 (9.02%) Waterfall
8 35 (8.77%) Scrum
9 33 (8.27%) Migration
9 33 (8.27%) SDLC
10 29 (7.27%) Resource Management
11 28 (7.02%) Project Planning
12 25 (6.27%) Change Control
13 23 (5.76%) Supplier Management
14 21 (5.26%) Business Analysis
14 21 (5.26%) Programme Management
15 20 (5.01%) ITIL
15 20 (5.01%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.26%) SQL
2 8 (2.01%) C#
3 6 (1.50%) Java
4 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.50%) VBA
5 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.25%) Pascal
5 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (7.02%) PMI Certification
2 25 (6.27%) PMP
3 22 (5.51%) Degree
4 14 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.76%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.01%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.75%) APMP
10 5 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (1.00%) ISEB
11 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.75%) HND
12 3 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.50%) CISA
13 2 (0.50%) CISSP
13 2 (0.50%) HNC
13 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (21.55%) PMO
2 16 (4.01%) QA
3 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.25%) MiFID
3 5 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.00%) GDPR
5 3 (0.75%) COBIT
5 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.75%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.50%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) FINREP
7 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.25%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (1.00%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 79 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.02%) Oracle
3 18 (4.51%) SAP
4 11 (2.76%) Cisco
5 6 (1.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.25%) HP
7 4 (1.00%) F5
7 4 (1.00%) Murex
7 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.00%) VMware
8 3 (0.75%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.75%) CA
8 3 (0.75%) Verint
9 2 (0.50%) BMC
9 2 (0.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix
9 2 (0.50%) McAfee
9 2 (0.50%) Remedy
9 2 (0.50%) Talend
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