Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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.

Stakeholder Engagement
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 206 216
Rank change year-on-year -38 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 1,022 1,214 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.09% 1.33% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.55% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 836 878
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £302
90th Percentile £650 £625 £675
UK median daily rate £466 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +3.04% +0.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 18
England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £28.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +35.62% -6.60%
10th Percentile £18.12 £12.85 £21.65
90th Percentile £37.80 £55.50 £43.60
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.02
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.50% -6.60%

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 80,674 78,512 84,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.92% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,852 52,528 55,964
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,158 1,850 2,225
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.93
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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
London -31 476 £500 +2.83% 75
South East -41 164 £475 +2.70% 30
North of England -42 148 £425 -5.56% 20
South West -18 101 £450 +12.50% 22
Yorkshire -19 93 £400 -15.79% 10
Midlands -64 82 £438 +2.94% 15
West Midlands -59 61 £438 +2.94% 12
East of England +8 49 £475 +2.70% 8
North West -26 47 £475 +11.76% 9
East Midlands 0 19 £425 +3.03% 3
North East -13 11 £400 -11.11% 1
Stakeholder Engagement
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 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 England region with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement.

1 278 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (27.10%) Finance
3 275 (26.91%) Project Management
4 227 (22.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 111 (10.86%) PRINCE2
7 107 (10.47%) SC Cleared
8 104 (10.18%) Business Analysis
9 98 (9.59%) Migration
10 96 (9.39%) Change Management
10 96 (9.39%) Microsoft
11 88 (8.61%) Waterfall
12 84 (8.22%) Programme Management
13 79 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
14 75 (7.34%) Risk Management
14 75 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (7.05%) Retail
16 68 (6.65%) Banking
17 65 (6.36%) Scrum
18 59 (5.77%) PMO
19 56 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
20 55 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
20 55 (5.38%) SQL
20 55 (5.38%) ITIL
21 51 (4.99%) Resource Management
22 50 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
23 49 (4.79%) Oracle
24 48 (4.70%) CRM
25 47 (4.60%) Degree
26 46 (4.50%) SharePoint

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 46 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.84%) Confluence
3 10 (0.98%) CMS
4 5 (0.49%) Apache
4 5 (0.49%) IIS
4 5 (0.49%) SAS
4 5 (0.49%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.29%) WordPress
7 2 (0.20%) Drupal
7 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.20%) JBoss
8 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.098%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.098%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 55 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 26 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.098%) InCopy
8 1 (0.098%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.098%) Revit
8 1 (0.098%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.49%) Maximo
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.29%) HFM
6 3 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.29%) SmartPlant
7 2 (0.20%) BASE24
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.20%) Primavera
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (3.62%) Office 365
3 33 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.57%) IaaS
4 16 (1.57%) PaaS
5 13 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.17%) SaaS
7 8 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.49%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.39%) Slack
10 4 (0.39%) Trello
11 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.098%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.098%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.88%) Firewall
1 9 (0.88%) SMS
2 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (0.59%) Skype
3 6 (0.59%) WAN
4 5 (0.49%) LAN
5 4 (0.39%) Intranet
5 4 (0.39%) Network Security
5 4 (0.39%) VLAN
6 3 (0.29%) Internet
6 3 (0.29%) SAN
7 2 (0.20%) ATM
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
7 2 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.098%) DHCP
8 1 (0.098%) FTP
8 1 (0.098%) HTTP
8 1 (0.098%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.098%) PBX
8 1 (0.098%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.35%) Power BI
3 18 (1.76%) SQL Server
4 14 (1.37%) Big Data
5 12 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.59%) Data Lake
9 6 (0.59%) MySQL
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.29%) DataStage
12 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (3.72%) JIRA
2 10 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.29%) GitLab
5 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.20%) Subversion
7 1 (0.098%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.098%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.098%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.098%) Selenium
7 1 (0.098%) SilkCentral
7 1 (0.098%) Spock
7 1 (0.098%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 277 (27.10%) Finance
2 72 (7.05%) Retail
3 68 (6.65%) Banking
4 40 (3.91%) Law
5 34 (3.33%) Marketing
6 33 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.94%) Legal
8 29 (2.84%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.37%) Electronics
11 11 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.68%) Military
14 6 (0.59%) Back Office
14 6 (0.59%) Publishing
15 5 (0.49%) Billing
16 4 (0.39%) Automotive
16 4 (0.39%) French Language
16 4 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 236 (23.09%) Analyst
2 216 (21.14%) Project Manager
3 155 (15.17%) Business Analyst
4 58 (5.68%) Architect
5 55 (5.38%) Consultant
6 40 (3.91%) Business Manager
7 38 (3.72%) Change Manager
8 34 (3.33%) Programme Manager
8 34 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 33 (3.23%) IT Manager
9 33 (3.23%) Product Manager
10 30 (2.94%) Developer
11 27 (2.64%) Business Change Manager
12 21 (2.05%) Data Analyst
12 21 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (1.86%) Product Owner
14 18 (1.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 18 (1.76%) Service Manager
14 18 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (1.66%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.27%) CSS
2 12 (1.17%) HTML
3 11 (1.08%) .NET
4 10 (0.98%) Web Services
5 9 (0.88%) Middleware
6 8 (0.78%) jQuery
7 5 (0.49%) REST
8 3 (0.29%) COM
8 3 (0.29%) HTML5
8 3 (0.29%) JFC
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.29%) RESTful
8 3 (0.29%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.29%) SOAP
8 3 (0.29%) Spring
9 2 (0.20%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.20%) JDBC
9 2 (0.20%) ODBC
9 2 (0.20%) Sass
9 2 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.62%) User Experience
4 27 (2.64%) Data Centre
5 25 (2.45%) NHS
6 20 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.08%) PMI
9 9 (0.88%) FMCG
9 9 (0.88%) Life Science
9 9 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.68%) Fintech
12 6 (0.59%) CMDB
12 6 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.49%) CESG
13 5 (0.49%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.74%) Windows
2 14 (1.37%) Linux
3 12 (1.17%) Windows 10
4 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.49%) Solaris
6 4 (0.39%) Unix
6 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.20%) Android
7 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.20%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.098%) pSOS
8 1 (0.098%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (26.91%) Project Management
3 227 (22.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (10.86%) PRINCE2
5 104 (10.18%) Business Analysis
6 98 (9.59%) Migration
7 96 (9.39%) Change Management
8 88 (8.61%) Waterfall
9 84 (8.22%) Programme Management
10 79 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (7.34%) Risk Management
12 65 (6.36%) Scrum
13 56 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (5.38%) ITIL
15 51 (4.99%) Resource Management
16 48 (4.70%) CRM
17 46 (4.50%) Service Management
18 45 (4.40%) User Stories
19 44 (4.31%) Decision-Making
20 39 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (5.38%) SQL
2 20 (1.96%) C
3 17 (1.66%) C#
4 14 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.17%) Java
6 11 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 7 (0.68%) VBA
8 6 (0.59%) Python
9 3 (0.29%) C++
9 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.29%) R
10 2 (0.20%) PHP
10 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.098%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.098%) Groovy
11 1 (0.098%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.098%) Scala
11 1 (0.098%) VB
11 1 (0.098%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 107 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.60%) Degree
4 24 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (1.86%) CISSP
8 16 (1.57%) CISA
8 16 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
9 15 (1.47%) ISEB
9 15 (1.47%) PMI Certification
10 14 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (1.27%) CISM
12 12 (1.17%) PMP
13 8 (0.78%) CBAP
13 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.78%) CRISC
14 7 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (0.59%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.49%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.77%) PMO
2 36 (3.52%) GDPR
3 24 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.86%) QA
5 11 (1.08%) SLA
6 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.39%) COBIT
8 4 (0.39%) SNOMED CT
9 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.29%) SEPA
10 2 (0.20%) GxP
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 14000
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.20%) PSD2
11 1 (0.098%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.098%) IFRS
11 1 (0.098%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.098%) Docker
5 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.098%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.098%) vSphere
5 1 (0.098%) XenApp
5 1 (0.098%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
1 8 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.29%) Ansible
2 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.098%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.098%) MOM
4 1 (0.098%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.098%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.098%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.79%) Oracle
3 45 (4.40%) SAP
4 15 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.37%) ServiceNow
6 11 (1.08%) Citrix
7 10 (0.98%) Sony
7 10 (0.98%) VMware
8 9 (0.88%) Adobe
8 9 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.78%) Cisco
10 6 (0.59%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.59%) IBM
11 5 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.49%) Progress
11 5 (0.49%) Snow
11 5 (0.49%) Tableau
11 5 (0.49%) Workday
12 4 (0.39%) Teradata
13 3 (0.29%) Google