Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 152 170
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 53 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.76% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.90% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 20
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £242 £279 £310
90th Percentile £548 £491 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £51.25 -
England median hourly rate £18.82 £42.50 £21.07
% change year-on-year -55.73% +101.71% -

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 4,412 3,999 4,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.80% 84.19% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,737 2,526 2,696
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £280 £244 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 154
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.98 £21.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.94% +18.44% +11.00%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £42.03
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%

Project Governance
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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -21 33 £300 -27.27%
Coventry -9 11 £575 +82.54%
Birmingham +5 5 £375 +10.29% 1
Staffordshire -13 3 £375 +10.29%
Solihull - 2 £288 -
Warwickshire +3 1 £700 +108.96%
Project Governance
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 40 (75.47%) Finance
2 31 (58.49%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (54.72%) Change Management
4 22 (41.51%) Open Workbench
5 21 (39.62%) Project Management
6 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (37.74%) Change Control
7 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (33.96%) JIRA
8 18 (33.96%) PMO
9 17 (32.08%) Matrix Organization
9 17 (32.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (30.19%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (30.19%) ISEB
10 16 (30.19%) Oracle OWB
10 16 (30.19%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 16 (30.19%) Commercial Awareness
10 16 (30.19%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (28.30%) Line Management
11 15 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
12 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
12 14 (26.42%) Resource Allocation
12 14 (26.42%) Conflict Management
12 14 (26.42%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (26.42%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (24.53%) Resource Management
13 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (22.64%) Waterfall

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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 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (41.51%) Open Workbench
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.89%) G Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) BusinessObjects
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (5.66%) OLAP
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (75.47%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Project Manager
2 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.55%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Engagement Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (5.66%) IT Security Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (5.66%) Swagger
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) FMCG
1 3 (5.66%) PMI
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
1 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Change Management
2 21 (39.62%) Project Management
3 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Change Control
4 17 (32.08%) Matrix Organization
5 16 (30.19%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 16 (30.19%) Commercial Awareness
5 16 (30.19%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (28.30%) Line Management
6 15 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (26.42%) Acceptance Criteria
7 14 (26.42%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (26.42%) Conflict Management
7 14 (26.42%) Resource Allocation
7 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
8 13 (24.53%) Resource Management
9 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
10 10 (18.87%) Decision-Making
11 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
12 4 (7.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.55%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) PMO
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) GDPR
3 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Niku
3 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.89%) Concur
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) SAP