The table below looks at the statistics for Stakeholder Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stakeholder Management
Rank 21 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 3772 3393 2815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.07% 6.41% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.16% 8.52% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2227 1789
Average daily rate
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£429 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £306 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.64 £14.95 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £45.05 £51.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.40%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Stakeholder Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Stakeholder Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Stakeholder Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Stakeholder Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Stakeholder Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Stakeholder Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Stakeholder Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +2 3356 £440 +0.57% 719
London +6 1490 £475 - 327
South East +4 579 £425 - 103
City of London +5 399 £475 - 103
Scotland +7 338 £380 -5.00% 30
North West -1 285 £413 -2.94% 86
Yorkshire -1 273 £400 +4.91% 44
West Yorkshire 0 231 £400 +5.26% 31
Edinburgh +3 212 £380 -10.58% 25
South West +2 197 £400 - 42
West Midlands +18 195 £400 +1.26% 39
Berkshire +18 194 £434 +2.05% 24
East of England -1 165 £450 +0.05% 29
Hampshire +10 116 £420 -1.17% 19
Leeds +6 114 £400 +5.26% 17
East Midlands -7 111 £425 - 32
Glasgow +12 97 £403 +16.66% 2
Cheshire -8 94 £450 +5.88% 21
Surrey +15 90 £450 +4.04% 20
Manchester -3 83 £400 -5.88% 48
Buckinghamshire +2 71 £414 +3.43% 7
Bristol 0 70 £398 +5.29% 16
Birmingham +16 66 £400 - 11
Wiltshire +1 63 £450 +2.85% 9
Oxfordshire -3 61 £400 +9.58% 14
Milton Keynes -1 51 £413 +3.12% 5
Reading +18 46 £450 +22.03% 7
Cambridgeshire +13 45 £375 +3.44% 9
Northamptonshire -2 45 £425 - 10
North East +15 43 £440 +10.00% 2

Stakeholder Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Stakeholder Management 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 Management.

1 2965 (39.26%) Finance
2 1885 (24.96%) Project Management
3 1366 (18.09%) Banking
4 1124 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1115 (14.76%) PRINCE2
6 888 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 842 (11.15%) Retail
8 571 (7.56%) Change Management
9 554 (7.34%) Microsoft
10 550 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
11 549 (7.27%) Migration
12 529 (7.00%) MS Excel
13 514 (6.81%) ITIL
14 406 (5.38%) SAP
15 392 (5.19%) SQL
16 373 (4.94%) Risk Management
17 370 (4.90%) Telecoms
18 365 (4.83%) Oracle
19 345 (4.57%) E-Commerce
20 343 (4.54%) MS Project
21 342 (4.53%) CRM
22 336 (4.45%) Scrum
23 329 (4.36%) Security Cleared
24 327 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
25 322 (4.26%) Programme Management
26 314 (4.16%) Waterfall
27 293 (3.88%) MS Office
28 281 (3.72%) Degree
29 275 (3.64%) Windows
30 258 (3.42%) Retail Banking

Stakeholder Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Stakeholder Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 239 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 116 (1.54%) SAS
3 81 (1.07%) CMS
4 44 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 43 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 38 (0.50%) Lync
7 32 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 23 (0.30%) JBoss
10 21 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 21 (0.28%) IIS
11 17 (0.23%) Confluence
12 16 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.15%) Apache
15 10 (0.13%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.13%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.11%) Documentum
16 8 (0.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 529 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 343 (4.54%) MS Project
3 293 (3.88%) MS Office
4 239 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 184 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.12%) SPSS
8 7 (0.093%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.079%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.040%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.026%) InDesign
14 1 (0.013%) HipChat
14 1 (0.013%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.013%) Simulink
14 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 93 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
5 28 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 22 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 18 (0.24%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.20%) SAP WM
12 14 (0.19%) Agresso
13 13 (0.17%) SAP MM
13 13 (0.17%) SAP CRM
14 12 (0.16%) Maximo
14 12 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.16%) Tridion
14 12 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 47 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (0.56%) SaaS
3 37 (0.49%) Office 365
4 34 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.21%) PaaS
6 9 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.12%) IaaS
6 9 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.093%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.093%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.026%) Taleo
11 2 (0.026%) Force.com
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.026%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.013%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.013%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.013%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 98 (1.30%) WAN
2 88 (1.17%) LAN
3 82 (1.09%) Firewall
4 64 (0.85%) Internet
5 54 (0.72%) Intranet
6 53 (0.70%) SAN
7 41 (0.54%) Network Security
8 28 (0.37%) VoIP
9 26 (0.34%) DNS
10 25 (0.33%) Unified Communications
11 24 (0.32%) ATM
11 24 (0.32%) DHCP
12 22 (0.29%) Wireless
13 19 (0.25%) VPN
14 18 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (0.23%) Broadband
16 16 (0.21%) TCP/IP
17 14 (0.19%) MPLS
17 14 (0.19%) NAS
18 12 (0.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 170 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 78 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (0.86%) Big Data
6 49 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 39 (0.52%) QlikView
8 37 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 36 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 29 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 21 (0.28%) OLAP
11 21 (0.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 20 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 20 (0.26%) NoSQL
13 19 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (0.25%) MySQL
14 18 (0.24%) MS Access
14 18 (0.24%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 94 (1.24%) JIRA
2 21 (0.28%) Selenium
3 19 (0.25%) Axure RP
4 17 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.19%) Subversion
6 14 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 13 (0.17%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.16%) SoapUI
9 11 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (0.15%) ERwin
10 10 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (0.13%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.11%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.093%) Hudson
13 6 (0.079%) Maven
13 6 (0.079%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (0.053%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.053%) Eclipse
General
1 2965 (39.26%) Finance
2 1366 (18.09%) Banking
3 842 (11.15%) Retail
4 370 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 258 (3.42%) Retail Banking
6 219 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 206 (2.73%) Marketing
8 178 (2.36%) Legal
9 111 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 101 (1.34%) Advertising
11 73 (0.97%) Front Office
11 73 (0.97%) Back Office
12 65 (0.86%) Law
13 61 (0.81%) Billing
14 56 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 52 (0.69%) Automotive
16 51 (0.68%) Publishing
17 49 (0.65%) Financial Institution
18 32 (0.42%) Games
19 31 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2226 (29.48%) Analyst
2 2223 (29.44%) Project Manager
3 1717 (22.74%) Business Analyst
4 581 (7.69%) Architect
5 334 (4.42%) Consultant
6 314 (4.16%) Programme Manager
7 254 (3.36%) Senior Manager
8 240 (3.18%) Developer
9 239 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
10 206 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
11 191 (2.53%) Senior Project Manager
12 180 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
13 172 (2.28%) Test Manager
14 164 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
15 157 (2.08%) Business Manager
16 152 (2.01%) Senior Business Analyst
17 151 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 133 (1.76%) Data Analyst
19 119 (1.58%) Banking Business Analyst
20 118 (1.56%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (1.84%) .NET
2 91 (1.20%) Web Services
3 87 (1.15%) HTML
4 72 (0.95%) Middleware
5 57 (0.75%) CSS
6 48 (0.64%) XML
7 37 (0.49%) J2EE
8 33 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 26 (0.34%) HTML5
10 24 (0.32%) jQuery
11 17 (0.23%) JSP
12 15 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.20%) Hibernate
13 14 (0.19%) EJB
13 14 (0.19%) RESTful
13 14 (0.19%) Application Packaging
14 13 (0.17%) REST
14 13 (0.17%) EJB 3.0
14 13 (0.17%) Mason
15 12 (0.16%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 550 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 256 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 221 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 152 (2.01%) User Experience
5 114 (1.51%) NHS
6 74 (0.98%) Credit Risk
7 65 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 60 (0.79%) FMCG
9 57 (0.75%) Derivative
10 51 (0.68%) PMI
11 50 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 49 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 48 (0.64%) Social Media
14 47 (0.62%) Fixed Income
15 41 (0.54%) Data Integration
16 37 (0.49%) Reference Data
17 35 (0.46%) Visualisation
18 33 (0.44%) Equities
19 28 (0.37%) CMDB
20 25 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 275 (3.64%) Windows
2 125 (1.66%) UNIX
3 111 (1.47%) Linux
4 71 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 27 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 23 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (0.29%) Solaris
8 22 (0.29%) Android
9 20 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.25%) AIX
11 18 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.11%) Debian
15 5 (0.066%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.053%) VMS
17 3 (0.040%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.040%) HPUX
17 3 (0.040%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1885 (24.96%) Project Management
2 1124 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1115 (14.76%) PRINCE2
4 888 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 571 (7.56%) Change Management
6 549 (7.27%) Migration
7 514 (6.81%) ITIL
8 373 (4.94%) Risk Management
9 345 (4.57%) E-Commerce
10 342 (4.53%) CRM
11 336 (4.45%) Scrum
12 327 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
13 322 (4.26%) Programme Management
14 314 (4.16%) Waterfall
15 258 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 250 (3.31%) Supplier Management
17 240 (3.18%) Data Analysis
18 235 (3.11%) Project Planning
19 232 (3.07%) Service Delivery
20 223 (2.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 392 (5.19%) SQL
2 176 (2.33%) Java
3 92 (1.22%) C
4 75 (0.99%) C#
5 68 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 46 (0.61%) VBA
7 34 (0.45%) Python
8 29 (0.38%) T-SQL
9 25 (0.33%) PHP
10 22 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 15 (0.20%) PowerShell
12 14 (0.19%) VB
13 13 (0.17%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.16%) C++
15 9 (0.12%) Perl
16 8 (0.11%) Ruby
16 8 (0.11%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.11%) R
17 7 (0.093%) COBOL
18 6 (0.079%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 329 (4.36%) Security Cleared
2 281 (3.72%) Degree
3 248 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 207 (2.74%) PMI Certification
5 205 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 171 (2.26%) PMP
7 150 (1.99%) ISEB
8 110 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 80 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 77 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 55 (0.73%) CISSP
12 37 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (0.45%) CISM
14 33 (0.44%) ISTQB
15 26 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (0.29%) APMP
17 21 (0.28%) ACCA
18 17 (0.23%) CIMA
19 16 (0.21%) CRISC
19 16 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (2.91%) QA
2 86 (1.14%) SLA
3 77 (1.02%) Solvency II
4 64 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 61 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 54 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 36 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.40%) FATCA
9 24 (0.32%) EMIR
10 22 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
11 19 (0.25%) MiFID
12 17 (0.23%) Basel II
13 15 (0.20%) Basel III
14 13 (0.17%) COBIT
15 11 (0.15%) P3O
15 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.12%) DO-178B
16 9 (0.12%) IEC 61508
17 7 (0.093%) ARP4761
17 7 (0.093%) DO-254
System Software
1 126 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 54 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.13%) XenApp
5 8 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.11%) Terminal Server
6 7 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.093%) VMware Server
7 6 (0.079%) vSphere
8 5 (0.066%) HDFS
8 5 (0.066%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.053%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.040%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.026%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.026%) XenServer
12 1 (0.013%) vCloud
12 1 (0.013%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.013%) Docker
12 1 (0.013%) Firmware
12 1 (0.013%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 56 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.41%) SCCM
3 14 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.19%) Puppet
4 7 (0.093%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.066%) Salt
5 5 (0.066%) Ansible
5 5 (0.066%) Control-M
5 5 (0.066%) Netcool
5 5 (0.066%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.053%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.053%) Nagios
6 4 (0.053%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.053%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.040%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.040%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.040%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.040%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.040%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.040%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 554 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 406 (5.38%) SAP
3 365 (4.83%) Oracle
4 120 (1.59%) IBM
5 105 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 100 (1.32%) HP
7 97 (1.28%) VMware
8 91 (1.20%) Citrix
9 90 (1.19%) Cisco
10 76 (1.01%) Business Objects
11 60 (0.79%) Cognos
12 43 (0.57%) Remedy
13 34 (0.45%) Teradata
14 30 (0.40%) Adobe
14 30 (0.40%) Tableau
15 29 (0.38%) EMC
16 28 (0.37%) ServiceNow
17 27 (0.36%) Siebel
18 26 (0.34%) Red Hat
19 25 (0.33%) CheckPoint
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