Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 160 154
Rank change year-on-year +60 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 13 30 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.65% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.75% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 38
Median daily rate £414 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.40% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £303 £249 £363
90th Percentile £445 £528 £675
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.56 £50.00
% change year-on-year +88.58% -62.88% -

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 1,567 4,018 4,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.75% 86.61% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 2,529 2,621
Median daily rate £441 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £589 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 115 197
Median hourly rate £20.57 £25.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +69.50% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.30 £10.90
90th Percentile £46.40 £47.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate £31.94 £24.91 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.22% +13.23% -12.00%

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in the West Midlands

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Governance in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Project Governance in the West Midlands

Project Governance
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Governance in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Governance in the West Midlands

Project Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Governance in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Project Governance in the West Midlands

Project 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 Project Governance within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Warwickshire +17 4 £414 -
Birmingham +38 2 - -
Shropshire +23 2 £288 +0.17% 1
Staffordshire +15 2 £450 +9.09%
Coventry +29 1 £425 -10.53%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £350 -
Project Governance
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 7 (53.85%) PMO
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) CCTV
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) WAN

Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CCTV
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter