Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 151 174
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 -20
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 49 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 15
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +38.46% -16.13%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £168
90th Percentile £675 £503 £451
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.50

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 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 4,314 3,648 4,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.41% 83.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,596 2,285 2,903
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 135 109
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +16.99% -20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.00 £39.10
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

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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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -4 24 £406 - 1
Birmingham -18 7 £439 -5.14% 1
Coventry -21 5 £489 -1.26% 1
Warwickshire +2 4 £413 -16.67%
Solihull -11 2 £450 +5.88%
Staffordshire -2 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Wolverhampton -5 1 - -
Project Governance
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 12 (24.49%) Project Management
1 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
2 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Resource Management
4 9 (18.37%) Virtual Team
4 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery Management
5 8 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (16.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (16.33%) Retail
5 8 (16.33%) Line Management
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (14.29%) Conflict Management
6 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (12.24%) GDPR
8 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) QA
8 5 (10.20%) PMO
9 4 (8.16%) JIRA
9 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (8.16%) Change Control
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL
9 4 (8.16%) PMP

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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 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Open Workbench
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.04%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Transition Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Programme Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Service Transition Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.12%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) GDPR Programme Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Development Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
1 12 (24.49%) Project Management
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) Resource Management
3 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
3 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery Management
4 8 (16.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Line Management
4 8 (16.33%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
5 7 (14.29%) Conflict Management
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.16%) PMP
3 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) GDPR
2 5 (10.20%) PMO
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 3 (6.12%) GCP
4 1 (2.04%) P3O
4 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP