The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 30 March 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing IT Governance 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £500 £405
% change year-on-year -19.50% +23.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1796 2264 1924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.82% 81.79% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1244 1115
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 105
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -37.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

IT Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

IT Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Governance in the West Midlands

IT Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Governance in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Governance in the West Midlands

IT Governance
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Warwickshire +2 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £363 -
Coventry +3 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £335 - 1
IT Governance
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IT Governance.

1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) ISMS
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Records Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) RUP
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) CRM

IT Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Junior
2 3 (18.75%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Planning Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) ISMS
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Records Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) RUP
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CEH
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISMP
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CRISC
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (6.25%) GPG13
3 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) Snow