Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Project Governance
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 487 432
Rank change year-on-year +26 -55 +26
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 487 459 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 308 393
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £298 £264 £263
90th Percentile £606 £606 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £18.04 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.65% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
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 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Governance in the UK

Project 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 Project Governance within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +29 450 £450 +5.88% 29
UK excluding London +46 291 £425 +6.25% 17
London -7 182 £488 +2.63% 13
South East +11 94 £468 +21.19% 9
Midlands +33 58 £340 -20.00%
North of England +47 52 £381 +1.67% 6
West Midlands +30 36 £325 -23.53%
South West 0 35 £476 +16.16%
East of England -3 27 £450 - 1
North West +9 22 £381 -3.48% 1
Scotland +3 21 £328 -14.94%
East Midlands +2 19 £500 +23.08%
Yorkshire +15 17 £320 -14.67% 5
North East +67 13 £504 +113.91%
Wales 0 4 £350 -15.15% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 289 (59.34%) Project Management
2 193 (39.63%) Finance
3 143 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (26.90%) PRINCE2
6 124 (25.46%) PMO
7 83 (17.04%) Microsoft
8 78 (16.02%) Change Management
9 74 (15.20%) Microsoft Project
10 61 (12.53%) Microsoft Office
11 60 (12.32%) Project Planning
12 50 (10.27%) Microsoft Excel
13 48 (9.86%) Banking
14 44 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (8.83%) Matrix Organization
15 43 (8.83%) Risk Management
15 43 (8.83%) Scrum
16 41 (8.42%) Migration
16 41 (8.42%) PMP
17 40 (8.21%) SharePoint
17 40 (8.21%) Programme Management
17 40 (8.21%) Degree
17 40 (8.21%) Resource Management
18 38 (7.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 38 (7.80%) Waterfall
18 38 (7.80%) Change Control
18 38 (7.80%) PMI Certification
18 38 (7.80%) Coaching
19 36 (7.39%) Mentoring
20 33 (6.78%) MS Visio

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 40 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.26%) Confluence
3 9 (1.85%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) Documentum
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (15.20%) Microsoft Project
2 61 (12.53%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (10.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (7.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (6.78%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.62%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.62%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Lawson
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Primavera
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.29%) Office 365
2 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.03%) IaaS
4 4 (0.82%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Boomi
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Force.com
7 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.05%) Internet
2 4 (0.82%) Skype
3 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.62%) ISDN
3 3 (0.62%) VoIP
4 2 (0.41%) LAN
4 2 (0.41%) SMS
4 2 (0.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) BGP
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) DAB
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) HSRP
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) Multicast
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) VLAN
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.82%) Power BI
2 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.62%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.41%) Big Data
4 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.41%) DB2
4 2 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (3.70%) JIRA
2 3 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.21%) ERwin
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) TestRail
3 1 (0.21%) VersionOne
General
1 193 (39.63%) Finance
2 48 (9.86%) Banking
3 29 (5.95%) Retail
4 21 (4.31%) Legal
5 16 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.85%) Automotive
9 8 (1.64%) Marketing
10 7 (1.44%) Advertising
11 6 (1.23%) Back Office
12 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.82%) Billing
13 4 (0.82%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.82%) Law
14 3 (0.62%) Front Office
14 3 (0.62%) Publishing
15 2 (0.41%) Local Government
16 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (48.46%) Project Manager
2 66 (13.55%) Analyst
3 41 (8.42%) IT Manager
4 36 (7.39%) Delivery Manager
5 35 (7.19%) PMO Analyst
6 33 (6.78%) Senior Manager
7 32 (6.57%) IT Project Manager
8 29 (5.95%) Architect
9 25 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 25 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
10 22 (4.52%) Infrastructure Manager
10 22 (4.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 20 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.90%) Programme Manager
13 18 (3.70%) Transformation Manager
14 15 (3.08%) Delivery Project Manager
14 15 (3.08%) Junior
14 15 (3.08%) Junior Project Manager
14 15 (3.08%) Security Manager
15 14 (2.87%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.26%) .NET
2 4 (0.82%) Middleware
3 3 (0.62%) J2EE
3 3 (0.62%) Web Services
3 3 (0.62%) XML
3 3 (0.62%) XML Schema
3 3 (0.62%) XSD
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.21%) Mason
5 1 (0.21%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.21%) Velocity
5 1 (0.21%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.90%) PMI
4 15 (3.08%) Virtual Team
5 12 (2.46%) FMCG
6 11 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.03%) Robotics
9 4 (0.82%) Derivative
9 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.82%) Equities
9 4 (0.82%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.82%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.62%) AS400
10 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.62%) User Experience
11 2 (0.41%) CMDB
11 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.41%) SCADA
11 2 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.46%) Windows
2 5 (1.03%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) Linux
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (59.34%) Project Management
2 143 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (26.90%) PRINCE2
5 78 (16.02%) Change Management
6 60 (12.32%) Project Planning
7 43 (8.83%) Matrix Organization
7 43 (8.83%) Risk Management
7 43 (8.83%) Scrum
8 41 (8.42%) Migration
9 40 (8.21%) Programme Management
9 40 (8.21%) Resource Management
10 38 (7.80%) Change Control
10 38 (7.80%) Coaching
10 38 (7.80%) Waterfall
11 36 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 32 (6.57%) SDLC
13 30 (6.16%) CRM
13 30 (6.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 28 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.29%) SQL
2 8 (1.64%) C
3 4 (0.82%) Java
4 2 (0.41%) C#
4 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.41%) Scala
4 2 (0.41%) VBA
5 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.21%) Pascal
5 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (8.42%) PMP
2 40 (8.21%) Degree
3 38 (7.80%) PMI Certification
4 18 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.82%) ISEB
9 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.41%) APMP
10 2 (0.41%) CBAP
10 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) HNC
10 2 (0.41%) HND
10 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (25.46%) PMO
2 23 (4.72%) QA
3 17 (3.49%) GDPR
4 7 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.44%) P3O
5 5 (1.03%) SLA
6 3 (0.62%) MiFID
7 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (0.62%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.90%) Oracle
3 18 (3.70%) SAP
4 8 (1.64%) Cisco
5 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.23%) Planview
7 5 (1.03%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.03%) Kofax
8 4 (0.82%) Verint
9 3 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.41%) Dell
10 2 (0.41%) Epicor
10 2 (0.41%) hybris
10 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 2 (0.41%) McAfee
10 2 (0.41%) Progress
10 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.41%) Siebel
10 2 (0.41%) Splunk