Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 149 170
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 55 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 24
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £246 £278
90th Percentile £670 £526 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £51.25 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £18.04
% change year-on-year -17.65% +135.65% -

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 4,387 3,993 5,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.02% 83.90% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,683 2,553 3,123
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 141 154
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.54% -14.70%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £40.75 £48.75 £39.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

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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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -22 27 £390 - 1
Coventry -12 15 £575 +98.28% 1
Birmingham -1 7 £375 +15.38% 3
Warwickshire +12 2 £550 +64.18%
Staffordshire -12 2 £375 +15.38%
Solihull +2 1 £288 -4.17%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 39 (70.91%) Finance
2 24 (43.64%) Change Management
3 23 (41.82%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (41.82%) Matrix Organization
4 21 (38.18%) Commercial Awareness
4 21 (38.18%) Risk Management
4 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (36.36%) Line Management
5 20 (36.36%) Conflict Management
6 19 (34.55%) Acceptance Criteria
6 19 (34.55%) Resource Management
7 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
8 16 (29.09%) Open Workbench
8 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
9 15 (27.27%) SQL
10 14 (25.45%) .NET
10 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (18.18%) Project Management
12 9 (16.36%) Change Control
12 9 (16.36%) PMO
13 7 (12.73%) JIRA
13 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 5 (9.09%) Coaching
16 4 (7.27%) QA
16 4 (7.27%) Dynamics NAV

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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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (29.09%) Open Workbench
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (5.45%) OLAP
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (70.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Project Manager
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Engagement Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.45%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.64%) IT Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (5.45%) Swagger
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) FMCG
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.64%) PMI
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Change Management
2 23 (41.82%) Matrix Organization
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) Commercial Awareness
3 21 (38.18%) Risk Management
4 20 (36.36%) Conflict Management
4 20 (36.36%) Line Management
5 19 (34.55%) Acceptance Criteria
5 19 (34.55%) Resource Management
6 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
7 10 (18.18%) Project Management
8 9 (16.36%) Change Control
9 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.09%) Coaching
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 4 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (7.27%) Scrum
13 3 (5.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) ISEB
1 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.27%) PMP
2 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) PMO
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.82%) Concur
2 1 (1.82%) Niku
2 1 (1.82%) SAP