The table below looks at the statistics for Stakeholder Engagement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stakeholder Engagement
Rank 177 206 241
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +35
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 622 482 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.30% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 307 288
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £61.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% -65.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £18.25 £43.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £24.25 £138.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £61.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -65.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38766 37025 32628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.08% 75.02% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24251 22404 19497
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £567 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1079 1146
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.30 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Stakeholder Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stakeholder Engagement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the UK.

Stakeholder Engagement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Stakeholder Engagement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the UK.

Stakeholder Engagement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Stakeholder Engagement Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 572 £450 +5.26% 126
London -4 237 £475 -5.00% 42
South East +34 103 £525 +23.52% 19
City of London +8 51 £500 +7.52% 12
Yorkshire +30 49 £375 - 14
North West +9 49 £400 +8.84% 16
East of England +32 47 £400 - 8
West Yorkshire +22 40 £375 +17.18% 6
Scotland +11 40 £430 +7.50% 5
Surrey +26 37 £344 -19.11% 3
South West -11 31 £450 +12.50% 10
Hampshire +9 27 £600 +79.10% 8
Manchester +7 27 £413 -8.33% 11
Glasgow +22 24 £430 - 1
West Midlands +5 24 £400 +6.66% 7
East Midlands +8 21 £400 - 7
Berkshire -1 21 £525 +16.66% 3
Southampton +1 19 £600 +155.31% 3
Bradford - 18 £153 - 4
Leeds -4 17 £425 +6.25% 2
Guildford - 17 £333 -
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £350 +18.64% 2
Wiltshire +10 12 £492 +23.64% 6
Edinburgh -5 12 £385 -3.75% 3
Bedfordshire - 11 £475 - 2
Bristol -12 10 £431 +12.74% 1
North East +16 9 £338 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 8 £375 -21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £425 +2.40% 2
Swindon -1 7 £483 +21.50% 1

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stakeholder Engagement.

1 372 (31.55%) Finance
2 300 (25.45%) Project Management
3 181 (15.35%) PRINCE2
4 161 (13.66%) Banking
5 160 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (10.52%) Retail
8 106 (8.99%) Business Analysis
9 104 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 97 (8.23%) Change Management
11 91 (7.72%) Migration
12 82 (6.96%) Programme Management
13 80 (6.79%) MS Excel
14 77 (6.53%) Security Cleared
15 73 (6.19%) ITIL
15 73 (6.19%) Degree
16 69 (5.85%) SAP
17 67 (5.68%) Microsoft
18 61 (5.17%) MS Project
18 61 (5.17%) Risk Management
19 55 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
20 54 (4.58%) Waterfall
21 53 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
21 53 (4.50%) MS Office
22 52 (4.41%) Telecoms
23 51 (4.33%) Oracle
23 51 (4.33%) E-Commerce
24 47 (3.99%) SQL
25 44 (3.73%) Data Migration
26 41 (3.48%) SC Cleared

Stakeholder Engagement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stakeholder Engagement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 7 (0.59%) Lync
4 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.51%) CMS
4 6 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.42%) SAS
5 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.34%) IIS
6 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.25%) Documentum
7 3 (0.25%) Drupal
7 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.085%) Mule
9 1 (0.085%) WordPress
9 1 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.085%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.085%) Apache
Applications
1 80 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.17%) MS Project
3 55 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (4.50%) MS Office
5 30 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.085%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.085%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.51%) Agresso
3 6 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.25%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.25%) Aligne
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.59%) SaaS
2 5 (0.42%) PaaS
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) IaaS
5 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.17%) Yammer
6 1 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.085%) Office 365
6 1 (0.085%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.87%) WAN
2 14 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (0.93%) LAN
3 11 (0.93%) SAN
3 11 (0.93%) Internet
4 10 (0.85%) Firewall
5 8 (0.68%) Intranet
6 4 (0.34%) DHCP
6 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.34%) Wireless
6 4 (0.34%) NAS
7 3 (0.25%) Network Security
7 3 (0.25%) VPN
7 3 (0.25%) DNS
8 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.17%) HTTP
8 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.17%) 4G
8 2 (0.17%) IMAP
8 2 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (0.59%) Big Data
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.51%) QlikView
6 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.34%) MS Access
7 4 (0.34%) MySQL
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.25%) OLTP
8 3 (0.25%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.17%) DataStage
9 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (0.85%) JIRA
2 7 (0.59%) LSMW
3 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.25%) JUnit
5 3 (0.25%) Selenium
6 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.085%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.085%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.085%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.085%) Hudson
7 1 (0.085%) Maven
7 1 (0.085%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.085%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.085%) Ant
7 1 (0.085%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.085%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.085%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.085%) Dreamweaver
General
1 372 (31.55%) Finance
2 161 (13.66%) Banking
3 124 (10.52%) Retail
4 52 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.54%) Retail Banking
5 30 (2.54%) Marketing
6 28 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 28 (2.37%) Legal
7 26 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.95%) Front Office
9 21 (1.78%) Publishing
10 20 (1.70%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.27%) Law
12 13 (1.10%) Back Office
13 10 (0.85%) Local Government
14 6 (0.51%) Automotive
15 5 (0.42%) French Language
15 5 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
15 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 313 (26.55%) Analyst
2 294 (24.94%) Project Manager
3 225 (19.08%) Business Analyst
4 112 (9.50%) Architect
5 73 (6.19%) Programme Manager
6 69 (5.85%) Change Manager
7 57 (4.83%) Consultant
8 51 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (3.31%) Business Manager
10 30 (2.54%) IT Project Manager
11 29 (2.46%) Developer
12 27 (2.29%) Senior Manager
13 25 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.04%) Business Change Manager
14 24 (2.04%) Business Architect
15 23 (1.95%) Data Analyst
16 22 (1.87%) Service Manager
16 22 (1.87%) SAP Manager
17 21 (1.78%) Senior Business Analyst
18 20 (1.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.53%) Web Services
2 15 (1.27%) .NET
3 13 (1.10%) HTML
4 9 (0.76%) Middleware
4 9 (0.76%) CSS
5 7 (0.59%) XML
5 7 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (0.51%) jQuery
6 6 (0.51%) HTML5
6 6 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.42%) SOAP
7 5 (0.42%) REST
8 3 (0.25%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.25%) RESTful
8 3 (0.25%) SAP XI
8 3 (0.25%) Spring
9 2 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.17%) Java EE
9 2 (0.17%) JSON
9 2 (0.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.31%) NHS
3 34 (2.88%) FMCG
4 26 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.70%) PMI
6 18 (1.53%) Derivative
7 16 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.27%) User Experience
8 15 (1.27%) Life Science
9 11 (0.93%) Equities
10 10 (0.85%) LIMS
11 8 (0.68%) Social Media
11 8 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.59%) Statistics
13 6 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
13 6 (0.51%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.42%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.42%) Open Source
14 5 (0.42%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.36%) Windows
2 9 (0.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (0.68%) UNIX
4 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
4 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.25%) Linux
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (25.45%) Project Management
2 181 (15.35%) PRINCE2
3 160 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (8.99%) Business Analysis
6 97 (8.23%) Change Management
7 91 (7.72%) Migration
8 82 (6.96%) Programme Management
9 73 (6.19%) ITIL
10 61 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 54 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 53 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (4.33%) E-Commerce
14 44 (3.73%) Data Migration
15 41 (3.48%) Change Control
16 40 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (3.39%) Business Transformation
16 40 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (3.31%) Project Planning
18 37 (3.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 47 (3.99%) SQL
2 12 (1.02%) Java
3 11 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (0.93%) C
3 11 (0.93%) C#
4 6 (0.51%) VBA
5 5 (0.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.17%) PHP
6 2 (0.17%) C++
7 1 (0.085%) Perl
7 1 (0.085%) RPG
7 1 (0.085%) VB
7 1 (0.085%) Ruby
7 1 (0.085%) Scala
7 1 (0.085%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 77 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 73 (6.19%) Degree
3 41 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.63%) VCP4
4 31 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 30 (2.54%) ISEB
6 25 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 24 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.93%) CISSP
8 11 (0.93%) PMP
9 10 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.68%) CISM
11 6 (0.51%) IIBA
12 5 (0.42%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.34%) APMP
14 3 (0.25%) CBAP
14 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (0.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.14%) QA
2 14 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.10%) SLA
4 10 (0.85%) GAMP
4 10 (0.85%) GxP
5 9 (0.76%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.76%) GMP
6 8 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.42%) FATCA
8 4 (0.34%) EMIR
8 4 (0.34%) Basel III
9 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.17%) Basel II
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.085%) MiFID
11 1 (0.085%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.085%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.34%) Terminal Services
2 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) XenApp
4 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (0.34%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.085%) Nessus
3 1 (0.085%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (5.85%) SAP
2 67 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.33%) Oracle
4 14 (1.19%) IBM
4 14 (1.19%) Citrix
5 11 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 10 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.76%) HP
7 9 (0.76%) Cisco
7 9 (0.76%) hybris
8 7 (0.59%) VMware
8 7 (0.59%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.51%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.51%) ATG
10 5 (0.42%) Ariba
11 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.34%) Lotus
11 4 (0.34%) Symantec
11 4 (0.34%) Remedy
11 4 (0.34%) Open Text
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
JM
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 700 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Pari Passu
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago