Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Stakeholder Engagement
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 223 207
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 +14
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 1216 1130 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.38% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 807 915
England median daily rate £471 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £297 £263
90th Percentile £625 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
England median hourly rate £33.00 £28.42 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -5.27% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £21.53 £20.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.80 £47.39
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £28.42 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -5.27% -40.00%

Stakeholder Engagement 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Stakeholder Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Stakeholder Engagement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Engagement in England

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in England

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in England

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in England

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in England

Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London -42 519 £475 -0.73% 29
South East +37 213 £475 +14.73% 3
North of England +75 186 £450 +5.88% 14
Midlands +35 142 £425 +3.03% 6
West Midlands +44 110 £425 +16.44% 3
South West +25 100 £438 +1.51% 2
Yorkshire +64 97 £475 +22.58% 8
North West +7 55 £435 +0.87% 5
East of England +5 49 £463 +2.78% 3
North East +81 34 £431 -4.17% 1
East Midlands +9 30 £430 -9.47% 3
Stakeholder Engagement
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement.

1 339 (27.88%) Finance
2 310 (25.49%) Project Management
3 305 (25.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 275 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (12.58%) Change Management
6 130 (10.69%) PRINCE2
7 129 (10.61%) Security Cleared
8 122 (10.03%) PMO
9 111 (9.13%) Business Analysis
10 107 (8.80%) Microsoft
11 103 (8.47%) SC Cleared
12 99 (8.14%) Banking
13 95 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
14 84 (6.91%) Migration
15 72 (5.92%) Programme Management
15 72 (5.92%) Degree
16 68 (5.59%) SharePoint
17 65 (5.35%) Scrum
17 65 (5.35%) Waterfall
18 62 (5.10%) Management Information System
19 61 (5.02%) Collaborative Working
20 60 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
21 59 (4.85%) Risk Management
21 59 (4.85%) ERP
21 59 (4.85%) CRM
21 59 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
21 59 (4.85%) Retail
22 57 (4.69%) Service Delivery
23 56 (4.61%) Microsoft Project
24 55 (4.52%) Analytics

Stakeholder Engagement
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 68 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.48%) CMS
3 12 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.90%) Confluence
5 8 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.41%) SAS
7 4 (0.33%) WordPress
8 3 (0.25%) Apache
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.25%) Drupal
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.16%) nginx
10 1 (0.082%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.082%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.082%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.082%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (4.61%) Microsoft Project
2 52 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.33%) InDesign
7 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.082%) InVision
8 1 (0.082%) Simulink
8 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.33%) Primavera
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.16%) BPCS
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) HFM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.45%) Office 365
2 35 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.99%) SaaS
5 9 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.66%) Yammer
7 7 (0.58%) GitHub
8 5 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.33%) IaaS
10 3 (0.25%) Akamai
10 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.16%) PaaS
11 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.16%) Taleo
12 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.082%) Heroku
12 1 (0.082%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.14%) SMS
2 20 (1.64%) Intranet
3 13 (1.07%) Internet
4 9 (0.74%) Firewall
5 7 (0.58%) Skype
6 4 (0.33%) 3G
6 4 (0.33%) Network Security
7 3 (0.25%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) BGP
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) MPLS
8 2 (0.16%) MRTG
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 1 (0.082%) 4G
9 1 (0.082%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.082%) LTE
9 1 (0.082%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.082%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.082%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.89%) Big Data
2 22 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 11 (0.90%) Power BI
5 10 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.49%) QlikView
7 6 (0.49%) SAP HANA
7 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (0.33%) Maltego
10 3 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.25%) MySQL
11 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (1.81%) JIRA
2 9 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.25%) MSTest
6 3 (0.25%) NUnit
6 3 (0.25%) Selenium
7 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.082%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.082%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.082%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.082%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.082%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.082%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 339 (27.88%) Finance
2 99 (8.14%) Banking
3 59 (4.85%) Retail
4 45 (3.70%) Legal
5 43 (3.54%) Marketing
6 38 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.81%) Law
8 22 (1.81%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.99%) Front Office
11 10 (0.82%) Automotive
11 10 (0.82%) Electronics
11 10 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.74%) Local Government
13 6 (0.49%) Advertising
13 6 (0.49%) Military
14 5 (0.41%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 306 (25.16%) Project Manager
2 278 (22.86%) Analyst
3 183 (15.05%) Business Analyst
4 78 (6.41%) Architect
5 55 (4.52%) Senior Manager
6 49 (4.03%) Consultant
7 47 (3.87%) Change Manager
8 39 (3.21%) Programme Manager
8 39 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (3.04%) IT Manager
10 36 (2.96%) PMO Analyst
11 35 (2.88%) Designer
11 35 (2.88%) Product Manager
12 31 (2.55%) Senior Project Manager
13 28 (2.30%) Business Manager
14 24 (1.97%) Developer
14 24 (1.97%) IT Project Manager
15 23 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (1.89%) Transformation Manager
16 22 (1.81%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.14%) HTML
2 24 (1.97%) CSS
3 16 (1.32%) Web Services
4 12 (0.99%) .NET
5 11 (0.90%) Node.js
5 11 (0.90%) REST
6 10 (0.82%) Kafka
7 8 (0.66%) XML
8 5 (0.41%) HTML5
8 5 (0.41%) JFC
8 5 (0.41%) jQuery
8 5 (0.41%) Middleware
9 4 (0.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.25%) JSON
10 3 (0.25%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.16%) Ajax
11 2 (0.16%) React
11 2 (0.16%) XHTML
12 1 (0.082%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.082%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.95%) User Experience
4 32 (2.63%) NHS
5 21 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 20 (1.64%) FMCG
6 20 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.07%) Social Media
8 11 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 9 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.58%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.49%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.41%) CESG
13 5 (0.41%) Derivative
13 5 (0.41%) Equities
13 5 (0.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.55%) Windows
2 14 (1.15%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.49%) Android
4 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.41%) Linux
5 4 (0.33%) Kali Linux
5 4 (0.33%) Unix
5 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.16%) AIX
7 2 (0.16%) Solaris
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.082%) CentOS
8 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.082%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (25.49%) Project Management
2 305 (25.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 275 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (12.58%) Change Management
5 130 (10.69%) PRINCE2
6 111 (9.13%) Business Analysis
7 84 (6.91%) Migration
8 72 (5.92%) Programme Management
9 65 (5.35%) Scrum
9 65 (5.35%) Waterfall
10 61 (5.02%) Collaborative Working
11 60 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 59 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (4.85%) CRM
12 59 (4.85%) ERP
12 59 (4.85%) Risk Management
13 57 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 55 (4.52%) Analytics
15 53 (4.36%) Project Planning
16 51 (4.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (3.54%) SQL
2 20 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (1.40%) Java
4 16 (1.32%) C
5 8 (0.66%) C#
6 6 (0.49%) Python
7 3 (0.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.16%) C++
8 2 (0.16%) PHP
8 2 (0.16%) R
8 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.082%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.082%) COBOL
9 1 (0.082%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.082%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.082%) Scala
9 1 (0.082%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.082%) VB
9 1 (0.082%) VBA
9 1 (0.082%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 103 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 72 (5.92%) Degree
4 24 (1.97%) CISSP
4 24 (1.97%) DV Cleared
4 24 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 22 (1.81%) CISM
6 15 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.99%) PMP
8 8 (0.66%) CEH
9 7 (0.58%) CRISC
10 6 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.49%) ISEB
11 5 (0.41%) CISA
11 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.41%) MBA
12 4 (0.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (10.03%) PMO
2 47 (3.87%) GDPR
3 33 (2.71%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.89%) QA
5 19 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.15%) COBIT
8 13 (1.07%) MiFID
9 9 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
10 8 (0.66%) GxP
11 5 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.41%) IFRS
11 5 (0.41%) SLA
12 4 (0.33%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.25%) FATCA
13 3 (0.25%) PSD2
13 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.16%) EMIR
14 2 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (0.82%) Docker
2 6 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.082%) Firmware
4 1 (0.082%) HDFS
4 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.16%) Ansible
3 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.16%) Netcool
4 1 (0.082%) Ambari
4 1 (0.082%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.082%) Nagios
4 1 (0.082%) SCCM
4 1 (0.082%) Terraform
Vendors
1 107 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.44%) SAP
3 32 (2.63%) Oracle
4 27 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (1.40%) Workday
6 13 (1.07%) Google
6 13 (1.07%) IBM
7 12 (0.99%) Symantec
8 11 (0.90%) Adobe
9 8 (0.66%) Remedy
9 8 (0.66%) Tableau
10 7 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.41%) Cisco
13 4 (0.33%) NetApp
13 4 (0.33%) Twitter
14 3 (0.25%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.25%) Citrix
14 3 (0.25%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.25%) Rackspace