Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 211 229
Rank change year-on-year -26 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 1,097 1,212 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.29% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.49% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 847 808
England median daily rate £475 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +3.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 14
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +36.85%
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.50 £22.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £54.63 £44.40
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -18.42% +36.85%

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 82,834 81,156 82,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.76% 86.06% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,556 54,653 54,673
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,078 1,892 2,286
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £50.33 £49.98 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +2 528 £500 +5.26% 76
South East -41 172 £485 +2.70% 26
North of England -37 144 £425 -5.56% 29
Midlands -35 109 £425 - 18
South West -26 100 £450 +4.35% 16
Yorkshire -14 87 £425 -8.11% 16
West Midlands -46 75 £415 -2.35% 14
East of England -13 44 £485 +4.86% 10
North West -20 44 £475 +5.56% 12
East Midlands +8 30 £475 +15.85% 4
North East -27 16 £415 -5.14% 1
Stakeholder Engagement
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 305 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (26.80%) Project Management
3 277 (25.25%) Finance
4 249 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 202 (18.41%) Security Cleared
6 162 (14.77%) SC Cleared
7 112 (10.21%) PRINCE2
8 107 (9.75%) Programme Management
9 106 (9.66%) Change Management
10 99 (9.02%) Business Analysis
11 98 (8.93%) Migration
12 96 (8.75%) Microsoft
13 84 (7.66%) Retail
13 84 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
14 81 (7.38%) Risk Management
15 79 (7.20%) Oracle
15 79 (7.20%) Waterfall
16 69 (6.29%) PMO
17 68 (6.20%) ITIL
18 67 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
19 66 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (5.93%) Service Management
20 65 (5.93%) Scrum
21 61 (5.56%) Resource Management
22 58 (5.29%) SAP
23 57 (5.20%) Windows
23 57 (5.20%) Banking
24 56 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
25 54 (4.92%) Law
26 53 (4.83%) Decision-Making

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 42 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.64%) Confluence
3 11 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.91%) JBoss
5 9 (0.82%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.64%) CMS
7 6 (0.55%) Apache
7 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.46%) SAS
9 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.27%) WordPress
11 2 (0.18%) Drupal
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.091%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.091%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.091%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 46 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.091%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.091%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.091%) InCopy
8 1 (0.091%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.091%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
3 8 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.27%) HFM
6 3 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.18%) BASE24
7 2 (0.18%) Maximo
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) Primavera
7 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Social Studio
7 2 (0.18%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.091%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.091%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.74%) Office 365
3 34 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (1.73%) PaaS
5 18 (1.64%) IaaS
6 12 (1.09%) SaaS
7 11 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.82%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.36%) Slack
11 4 (0.36%) Trello
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.18%) GitHub
13 1 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.09%) Skype
2 11 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (0.82%) WAN
4 8 (0.73%) LAN
5 6 (0.55%) Firewall
6 5 (0.46%) Internet
6 5 (0.46%) Network Security
7 4 (0.36%) SMS
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.27%) Intranet
8 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.18%) ATM
9 2 (0.18%) DNS
9 2 (0.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.18%) VoIP
10 1 (0.091%) 3G
10 1 (0.091%) DHCP
10 1 (0.091%) PBX
10 1 (0.091%) SAN
10 1 (0.091%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 25 (2.28%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.19%) Big Data
5 13 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.09%) Power BI
7 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.64%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.55%) Data Lake
9 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.27%) DataStage
11 3 (0.27%) MS Access
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.27%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (3.74%) JIRA
2 13 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.36%) GitLab
6 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.27%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (0.18%) Subversion
8 1 (0.091%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.091%) ERwin
8 1 (0.091%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.091%) LSMW
8 1 (0.091%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.091%) SilkCentral
8 1 (0.091%) Spock
8 1 (0.091%) TeamCity
General
1 277 (25.25%) Finance
2 84 (7.66%) Retail
3 57 (5.20%) Banking
4 54 (4.92%) Law
5 35 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.19%) Marketing
6 34 (3.10%) Legal
7 32 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.46%) Electronics
9 12 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 10 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.46%) French Language
13 5 (0.46%) Front Office
13 5 (0.46%) Publishing
14 4 (0.36%) Automotive
14 4 (0.36%) Back Office
14 4 (0.36%) Billing
14 4 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 229 (20.88%) Analyst
2 209 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 150 (13.67%) Business Analyst
4 87 (7.93%) Architect
5 71 (6.47%) Consultant
6 44 (4.01%) Programme Manager
7 43 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 34 (3.10%) Developer
9 33 (3.01%) Change Manager
10 29 (2.64%) Business Manager
10 29 (2.64%) Senior Manager
11 26 (2.37%) Service Manager
12 21 (1.91%) Business Change Manager
12 21 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
13 20 (1.82%) Product Owner
14 19 (1.73%) Project Officer
14 19 (1.73%) Technical Architect
15 18 (1.64%) Administrator
15 18 (1.64%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.01%) Middleware
2 15 (1.37%) .NET
3 13 (1.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (0.91%) CSS
4 10 (0.91%) jQuery
4 10 (0.91%) Web Services
5 9 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (0.73%) HTML
7 5 (0.46%) XML
8 4 (0.36%) EntireX
8 4 (0.36%) LDAP
8 4 (0.36%) REST
8 4 (0.36%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.36%) SOAP
9 3 (0.27%) JDBC
9 3 (0.27%) ODBC
10 2 (0.18%) .NET Core
10 2 (0.18%) COM
10 2 (0.18%) Sass
10 2 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 35 (3.19%) User Experience
5 25 (2.28%) PMI
6 24 (2.19%) NHS
7 23 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.55%) FMCG
9 11 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.55%) CMDB
12 6 (0.55%) Fintech
12 6 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.46%) Cyberattack
13 5 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.46%) Life Science
13 5 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.20%) Windows
2 31 (2.83%) Linux
3 16 (1.46%) Unix
4 15 (1.37%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.46%) Solaris
7 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.18%) Android
8 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.091%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (26.80%) Project Management
3 249 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (10.21%) PRINCE2
5 107 (9.75%) Programme Management
6 106 (9.66%) Change Management
7 99 (9.02%) Business Analysis
8 98 (8.93%) Migration
9 81 (7.38%) Risk Management
10 79 (7.20%) Waterfall
11 68 (6.20%) ITIL
12 67 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (5.93%) Scrum
14 65 (5.93%) Service Management
15 61 (5.56%) Resource Management
16 53 (4.83%) Decision-Making
17 52 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
18 50 (4.56%) Service Delivery
19 48 (4.38%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 45 (4.10%) SQL
2 21 (1.91%) C#
2 21 (1.91%) JavaScript
3 20 (1.82%) Python
4 19 (1.73%) C
5 17 (1.55%) Java
6 14 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.46%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.18%) PHP
10 2 (0.18%) Ruby
10 2 (0.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.091%) ABAP
11 1 (0.091%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.091%) C++
11 1 (0.091%) Groovy
11 1 (0.091%) R
11 1 (0.091%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 202 (18.41%) Security Cleared
2 162 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.47%) Degree
4 30 (2.73%) PMI Certification
5 29 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 27 (2.46%) PMP
7 26 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (1.91%) CISSP
9 20 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 18 (1.64%) CISA
10 18 (1.64%) ISEB
11 15 (1.37%) CISM
12 13 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (0.91%) CRISC
13 10 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 8 (0.73%) APMG
16 7 (0.64%) CBAP
16 7 (0.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.29%) PMO
2 38 (3.46%) GDPR
3 25 (2.28%) QA
4 21 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.55%) SLA
7 10 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.55%) COBIT
10 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.27%) PSD2
12 2 (0.18%) GxP
12 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 14000
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.18%) P3O
12 2 (0.18%) SEPA
13 1 (0.091%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) Docker
4 3 (0.27%) Firmware
4 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.091%) HDFS
5 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.091%) XenApp
5 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.46%) Ansible
4 4 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.36%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.091%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 96 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.20%) Oracle
3 58 (5.29%) SAP
4 18 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 16 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.37%) VMware
7 12 (1.09%) Cisco
8 9 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.82%) Workday
9 7 (0.64%) Citrix
10 6 (0.55%) Adobe
10 6 (0.55%) Tableau
11 5 (0.46%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.46%) Snow
11 5 (0.46%) Sony
12 4 (0.36%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.36%) Axway
12 4 (0.36%) FNZ
12 4 (0.36%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.27%) Google