Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 September 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 153 180
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -27
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 49 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 12
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.13% -24.67%
10th Percentile £359 £263 £140
90th Percentile £549 £495 £473
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,238 3,745 5,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.14% 84.10% 83.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,524 2,360 3,138
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 140 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.63 £40.12
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Project Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Governance in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Governance in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Governance in the West Midlands

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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 Project Governance within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Shropshire -17 26 £395 - 1
Coventry -9 8 £500 +8.70%
Birmingham -8 5 £475 +46.15% 2
Warwickshire +8 2 £419 -15.40%
Solihull -7 2 £450 +50.00%
Staffordshire -7 1 £375 +15.38%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Project Governance
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Governance.

1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Resource Management
2 15 (30.61%) Matrix Organization
3 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (26.53%) Change Management
4 13 (26.53%) Risk Management
4 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Acceptance Criteria
4 13 (26.53%) Commercial Awareness
4 13 (26.53%) Line Management
5 12 (24.49%) Conflict Management
6 10 (20.41%) Project Management
7 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
7 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
7 9 (18.37%) Open Workbench
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (18.37%) Virtual Team
7 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery Management
8 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (12.24%) SQL
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) Retail
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) PMO
10 5 (10.20%) QA
11 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.16%) ITIL
11 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (18.37%) Open Workbench
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Transition Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Service Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Service Transition Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.08%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) IT Programme Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Matrix Organization
1 15 (30.61%) Resource Management
2 13 (26.53%) Acceptance Criteria
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Change Management
2 13 (26.53%) Commercial Awareness
2 13 (26.53%) Line Management
2 13 (26.53%) Risk Management
3 12 (24.49%) Conflict Management
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery Management
6 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
8 4 (8.16%) Coaching
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
8 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.12%) PMP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) PMO
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) P3O
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) IBM
2 1 (2.04%) Niku
2 1 (2.04%) SAP