Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 226 220
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -28
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 1,086 1,113 1,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.21% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.40% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 785 812
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £288
90th Percentile £650 £637 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 8
England median hourly rate £24.45 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.16% -30.00% +95.81%
10th Percentile £15.07 £12.50 £35.50
90th Percentile £37.10 £51.50 £56.63
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +66.67%

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 77,994 79,490 75,880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.22% 86.06% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,105 53,512 50,454
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £265
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,964 1,925 2,154
England median hourly rate £23.84 £24.00 £24.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.69% -1.72% +6.17%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.84 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% - +1.05%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +27 516 £525 +10.53% 56
South East -11 167 £475 +5.56% 28
North of England -32 153 £438 +0.57% 25
Midlands -10 106 £415 -7.78% 17
South West -27 95 £450 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire -20 84 £428 -2.84% 10
West Midlands -35 75 £413 -8.33% 14
North West -5 49 £475 +9.20% 13
East of England +14 47 £485 +7.78% 15
East Midlands +4 28 £475 +10.47% 3
North East -19 21 £415 -7.78% 2
Stakeholder Engagement
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 311 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (25.60%) Finance
3 271 (24.95%) Project Management
4 265 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 204 (18.78%) Security Cleared
6 163 (15.01%) SC Cleared
7 114 (10.50%) Change Management
8 104 (9.58%) PRINCE2
9 98 (9.02%) Programme Management
10 94 (8.66%) Oracle
11 91 (8.38%) Microsoft
12 88 (8.10%) Business Analysis
13 87 (8.01%) Migration
14 86 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
15 78 (7.18%) ITIL
15 78 (7.18%) Windows
16 77 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 76 (7.00%) Retail
18 72 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (6.63%) Waterfall
19 67 (6.17%) PMO
20 64 (5.89%) Problem-Solving
21 63 (5.80%) Scrum
21 63 (5.80%) Service Management
22 61 (5.62%) User Stories
23 60 (5.52%) SAP
24 59 (5.43%) SQL
25 58 (5.34%) Mentoring
26 56 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
26 56 (5.16%) Risk Management

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 49 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.67%) Confluence
3 11 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (1.01%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.92%) JBoss
5 8 (0.74%) Apache
6 7 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.55%) CMS
7 6 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.37%) SAS
10 3 (0.28%) WordPress
11 2 (0.18%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.092%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.092%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.092%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.092%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 53 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 34 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (2.30%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.092%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 19 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.18%) Primavera
7 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.092%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.092%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.092%) iTrent
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.092%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (3.68%) Office 365
3 33 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (1.66%) IaaS
5 18 (1.66%) PaaS
6 11 (1.01%) SaaS
7 10 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.55%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.28%) Trello
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.18%) Slack
13 1 (0.092%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.092%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.092%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.092%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.092%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.10%) Firewall
1 12 (1.10%) WAN
2 10 (0.92%) LAN
3 9 (0.83%) Skype
4 8 (0.74%) Network Security
5 7 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (0.64%) Internet
5 7 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.28%) BGP
6 3 (0.28%) MPLS
6 3 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.18%) 3G
7 2 (0.18%) 4G
7 2 (0.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.18%) IPsec
7 2 (0.18%) OSPF
7 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.18%) VLAN
7 2 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.59%) Oracle Database
3 38 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.47%) Power BI
5 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.83%) Big Data
10 6 (0.55%) Adabas
11 5 (0.46%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.37%) MS Access
12 4 (0.37%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 44 (4.05%) JIRA
2 14 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.28%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.092%) GitLab
8 1 (0.092%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.092%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.092%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.092%) Protractor
8 1 (0.092%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.092%) Spock
8 1 (0.092%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.092%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.092%) WebDriver
General
1 278 (25.60%) Finance
2 76 (7.00%) Retail
3 52 (4.79%) Banking
4 46 (4.24%) Law
5 35 (3.22%) Marketing
5 35 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.39%) Legal
7 24 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.38%) Electronics
9 11 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.83%) Billing
10 9 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.64%) Front Office
13 6 (0.55%) Publishing
14 5 (0.46%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) International Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 220 (20.26%) Analyst
2 186 (17.13%) Project Manager
3 143 (13.17%) Business Analyst
4 117 (10.77%) Architect
5 71 (6.54%) Consultant
6 47 (4.33%) IT Manager
6 47 (4.33%) Programme Manager
7 40 (3.68%) Change Manager
8 39 (3.59%) Developer
9 34 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (2.95%) Technical Architect
11 30 (2.76%) Senior Manager
12 27 (2.49%) Business Manager
13 24 (2.21%) Business Change Manager
13 24 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
14 22 (2.03%) Data Analyst
14 22 (2.03%) IT Project Manager
15 19 (1.75%) Senior Project Manager
16 18 (1.66%) Service Manager
17 16 (1.47%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.95%) Middleware
2 19 (1.75%) .NET
2 19 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (1.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (0.83%) Web Services
5 7 (0.64%) XML
6 6 (0.55%) CSS
7 5 (0.46%) HTML
7 5 (0.46%) jQuery
7 5 (0.46%) REST
7 5 (0.46%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.37%) EntireX
8 4 (0.37%) LDAP
8 4 (0.37%) SOAP
9 3 (0.28%) JDBC
9 3 (0.28%) JFC
9 3 (0.28%) Node.js
9 3 (0.28%) ODBC
9 3 (0.28%) React
10 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.04%) Data Centre
3 31 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.58%) User Experience
6 18 (1.66%) PMI
7 16 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.38%) NHS
9 14 (1.29%) FMCG
10 9 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.55%) CMDB
12 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.46%) Cyberattack
13 5 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.46%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.37%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.37%) Fintech
14 4 (0.37%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.18%) Windows
2 39 (3.59%) Linux
3 20 (1.84%) Unix
3 20 (1.84%) Windows 10
4 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.092%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (24.95%) Project Management
3 265 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (10.50%) Change Management
5 104 (9.58%) PRINCE2
6 98 (9.02%) Programme Management
7 88 (8.10%) Business Analysis
8 87 (8.01%) Migration
9 78 (7.18%) ITIL
10 72 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (6.63%) Waterfall
11 64 (5.89%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (5.80%) Scrum
12 63 (5.80%) Service Management
13 61 (5.62%) User Stories
14 58 (5.34%) Mentoring
15 56 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 56 (5.16%) Risk Management
16 55 (5.06%) Coaching
17 54 (4.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (5.43%) SQL
2 27 (2.49%) Java
3 23 (2.12%) Python
4 20 (1.84%) C#
5 17 (1.57%) C
6 15 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.29%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.55%) Natural
9 5 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.46%) Ruby
10 4 (0.37%) VBA
11 3 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.092%) ABAP
13 1 (0.092%) C++
13 1 (0.092%) Groovy
13 1 (0.092%) Java 8
13 1 (0.092%) R
13 1 (0.092%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 204 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 163 (15.01%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.42%) Degree
4 36 (3.31%) PMP
5 31 (2.85%) DV Cleared
6 30 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 27 (2.49%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.38%) ISEB
9 14 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.01%) ACCA
10 11 (1.01%) CIMA
10 11 (1.01%) CISM
10 11 (1.01%) CISSP
11 10 (0.92%) CISA
11 10 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.74%) APMG
12 8 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (0.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.17%) PMO
2 40 (3.68%) QA
3 30 (2.76%) GDPR
4 22 (2.03%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.57%) SLA
6 16 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.55%) PSD2
10 4 (0.37%) COBIT
11 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.18%) MiFID
12 2 (0.18%) SEPA
13 1 (0.092%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.092%) IFRS
13 1 (0.092%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 25 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.46%) Docker
4 2 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.092%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.092%) HDFS
5 1 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.092%) XenApp
5 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) Ansible
1 9 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.46%) SCCM
3 4 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.37%) Forum Sentry
3 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.28%) Nessus
5 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.092%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.092%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.092%) Nagios
6 1 (0.092%) Puppet
6 1 (0.092%) Terraform
Vendors
1 94 (8.66%) Oracle
2 91 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 60 (5.52%) SAP
4 28 (2.58%) VMware
5 16 (1.47%) Cisco
6 14 (1.29%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.10%) Cloudera
8 12 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.01%) Hortonworks
9 11 (1.01%) Tableau
10 8 (0.74%) Workday
11 6 (0.55%) Google
11 6 (0.55%) IBM
12 5 (0.46%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.46%) Nokia
13 4 (0.37%) Adobe
13 4 (0.37%) Axway
13 4 (0.37%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.37%) Talend