Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Stakeholder Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 28 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 4,109 6,065 7,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.67% 6.73% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 7.68% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,700 4,094 4,949
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £320
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 38 38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.03 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.49 £79.39 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

Stakeholder Management 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 52,494 78,941 80,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.21% 87.57% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,454 52,729 54,070
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,681 1,987 1,954
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -0.37% -1.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.46 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -1.68%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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 +1 1,794 £525 +5.00% 304
South East +10 808 £475 - 144
North of England -6 560 £450 +5.88% 177
Midlands +5 392 £425 -5.56% 99
South West -2 308 £450 +2.86% 59
North West -6 287 £438 -2.78% 112
West Midlands +3 261 £425 -1.16% 63
Yorkshire -3 238 £443 +4.12% 54
East of England -3 201 £475 -2.06% 50
East Midlands +5 121 £425 -5.56% 34
North East -8 34 £463 +17.83% 11
Stakeholder Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management 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 Management.

1 1,259 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (23.90%) Finance
3 775 (18.86%) Project Management
4 493 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 426 (10.37%) Azure
6 392 (9.54%) Migration
7 361 (8.79%) Analytics
8 357 (8.69%) Project Delivery
9 346 (8.42%) Security Cleared
10 332 (8.08%) PRINCE2
11 330 (8.03%) Public Sector
12 327 (7.96%) Scrum
13 326 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
14 325 (7.91%) Change Management
15 306 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
16 297 (7.23%) Business Analysis
17 275 (6.69%) SC Cleared
18 273 (6.64%) SQL
19 272 (6.62%) DevOps
20 271 (6.60%) SAP
21 257 (6.25%) AWS
22 250 (6.08%) Retail
23 243 (5.91%) Oracle
23 243 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
24 228 (5.55%) ITIL
25 226 (5.50%) Banking
26 220 (5.35%) Waterfall
27 212 (5.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
27 212 (5.16%) Windows
28 205 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel

Stakeholder Management
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
1 140 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 88 (2.14%) Confluence
3 51 (1.24%) CMS
4 40 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 29 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 26 (0.63%) SAS
7 25 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 22 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (0.51%) Apache
10 16 (0.39%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.22%) Anypoint
13 7 (0.17%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.17%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.17%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.12%) JBoss
14 5 (0.12%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.097%) Mule
15 4 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.097%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 205 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
3 121 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
4 106 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 72 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.29%) Sketch
8 11 (0.27%) InVision
8 11 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.22%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.12%) Figma
10 5 (0.12%) UserZoom
11 4 (0.097%) Open Workbench
11 4 (0.097%) Zeplin
12 3 (0.073%) Simulink
13 2 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 73 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 27 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 17 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.37%) Maximo
7 15 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.27%) SAP HR
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.19%) SessionCam
13 7 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
13 7 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 426 (10.37%) Azure
2 257 (6.25%) AWS
3 141 (3.43%) Office 365
4 123 (2.99%) Power Platform
5 82 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
6 80 (1.95%) SaaS
7 50 (1.22%) GCP
8 41 (1.00%) PaaS
9 40 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 34 (0.83%) IaaS
11 33 (0.80%) Google Analytics
12 32 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
13 22 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.49%) GitHub
15 14 (0.34%) OneDrive
15 14 (0.34%) PowerApps
16 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Flow
16 12 (0.29%) Slack
17 11 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
18 10 (0.24%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.31%) Firewall
2 44 (1.07%) WAN
3 39 (0.95%) LAN
4 28 (0.68%) 4G
4 28 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
5 26 (0.63%) 3G
6 25 (0.61%) DNS
6 25 (0.61%) Internet
7 23 (0.56%) Network Security
8 22 (0.54%) VoIP
9 21 (0.51%) Skype
10 19 (0.46%) 5G
11 17 (0.41%) VPN
12 16 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (0.37%) SAN
14 14 (0.34%) DHCP
15 13 (0.32%) Unified Communications
16 12 (0.29%) 2G
17 11 (0.27%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (2.80%) Power BI
2 112 (2.73%) Big Data
3 103 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 102 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 53 (1.29%) Hadoop
6 42 (1.02%) Data Lake
7 32 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 30 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 26 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (0.46%) Apache Hive
12 19 (0.46%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.39%) SAP BW
14 15 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (0.37%) HBase
15 14 (0.34%) QlikView
15 14 (0.34%) SAP HANA
16 13 (0.32%) MySQL
16 13 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 195 (4.75%) JIRA
2 71 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 51 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 34 (0.83%) Selenium
5 23 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 20 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 16 (0.39%) Maven
7 16 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (0.37%) Visual Studio
9 13 (0.32%) Postman
10 12 (0.29%) IBM UrbanCode
10 12 (0.29%) JMeter
11 10 (0.24%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.19%) Zephyr
14 7 (0.17%) Artifactory
14 7 (0.17%) Axure RP
14 7 (0.17%) JUnit
14 7 (0.17%) REST Assured
General
1 982 (23.90%) Finance
2 330 (8.03%) Public Sector
3 250 (6.08%) Retail
4 226 (5.50%) Banking
5 155 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 148 (3.60%) Marketing
7 100 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 90 (2.19%) Legal
9 53 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 45 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 40 (0.97%) Billing
12 39 (0.95%) Advertising
13 37 (0.90%) Local Government
14 31 (0.75%) Law
15 27 (0.66%) Publishing
16 23 (0.56%) Automotive
17 21 (0.51%) Front Office
17 21 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.49%) Back Office
19 19 (0.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 862 (20.98%) Project Manager
2 844 (20.54%) Analyst
3 588 (14.31%) Business Analyst
4 480 (11.68%) Architect
5 206 (5.01%) Consultant
6 189 (4.60%) Developer
7 176 (4.28%) IT Manager
8 166 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 128 (3.12%) IT Project Manager
10 114 (2.77%) Programme Manager
10 114 (2.77%) Senior Manager
11 100 (2.43%) Change Manager
12 97 (2.36%) Data Analyst
13 95 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
14 84 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
15 77 (1.87%) Senior Project Manager
16 73 (1.78%) Designer
17 72 (1.75%) Data Business Analyst
18 70 (1.70%) Technical Architect
19 69 (1.68%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.29%) .NET
2 69 (1.68%) XML
3 66 (1.61%) Web Services
4 47 (1.14%) HTML
5 45 (1.10%) REST
6 42 (1.02%) CSS
7 39 (0.95%) SOAP
8 36 (0.88%) Middleware
9 34 (0.83%) Kafka
10 31 (0.75%) JSON
11 30 (0.73%) Node.js
11 30 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
12 20 (0.49%) ASP.NET
12 20 (0.49%) React
12 20 (0.49%) Velocity
13 18 (0.44%) jQuery
13 18 (0.44%) OpenID
14 17 (0.41%) J2EE
14 17 (0.41%) SAML
15 16 (0.39%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (3.97%) User Experience
3 120 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 111 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 75 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 71 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
7 59 (1.44%) NHS
8 50 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 45 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 35 (0.85%) PMI
11 32 (0.78%) FMCG
12 28 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (0.61%) CMDB
14 25 (0.61%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.56%) PKI
16 22 (0.54%) Equities
17 21 (0.51%) Social Media
18 20 (0.49%) Mobile App
19 19 (0.46%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 212 (5.16%) Windows
2 85 (2.07%) Linux
3 80 (1.95%) Windows 10
4 78 (1.90%) Unix
5 31 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 22 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.24%) Android
7 10 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.15%) VMS
11 5 (0.12%) Debian
11 5 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.073%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.073%) Solaris
12 3 (0.073%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.049%) CentOS
14 1 (0.024%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,259 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (18.86%) Project Management
3 392 (9.54%) Migration
4 361 (8.79%) Analytics
5 357 (8.69%) Project Delivery
6 332 (8.08%) PRINCE2
7 327 (7.96%) Scrum
8 325 (7.91%) Change Management
9 306 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
10 297 (7.23%) Business Analysis
11 272 (6.62%) DevOps
12 243 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 228 (5.55%) ITIL
14 220 (5.35%) Waterfall
15 212 (5.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 199 (4.84%) CRM
17 185 (4.50%) Decision-Making
18 179 (4.36%) ERP
19 172 (4.19%) Risk Management
20 168 (4.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 273 (6.64%) SQL
2 176 (4.28%) Java
3 128 (3.12%) Python
4 74 (1.80%) C
5 59 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 52 (1.27%) C#
7 36 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 31 (0.75%) R
9 29 (0.71%) Scala
10 25 (0.61%) Ruby
11 20 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 19 (0.46%) VBA
13 18 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.29%) C++
16 11 (0.27%) PHP
17 9 (0.22%) ES6
18 8 (0.19%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.19%) VBScript
19 7 (0.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 346 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 275 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 204 (4.96%) Degree
4 84 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 82 (2.00%) PMP
6 55 (1.34%) ISEB
7 54 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 44 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 34 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 33 (0.80%) CISSP
11 29 (0.71%) CISM
12 26 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.49%) APMP
14 19 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (0.46%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (0.37%) AWS Certification
18 14 (0.34%) IIBA
18 14 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (4.94%) PMO
2 87 (2.12%) QA
3 69 (1.68%) GDPR
4 56 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (1.12%) SLA
6 39 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.56%) NIST
8 21 (0.51%) IFRS
9 20 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.44%) NCSC
11 17 (0.41%) COBIT
12 11 (0.27%) IFRS 9
12 11 (0.27%) MiFID
13 10 (0.24%) HL7
13 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (0.19%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.15%) COREP
16 6 (0.15%) RMADS
16 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.27%) Docker
4 19 (0.46%) vSphere
5 16 (0.39%) HDFS
6 14 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.32%) VMware NSX
8 9 (0.22%) XenApp
9 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.097%) vCloud
11 4 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.049%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.049%) NDS
13 2 (0.049%) NFS
Systems Management
1 50 (1.22%) Ansible
2 49 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 42 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (1.00%) Puppet
5 38 (0.92%) Terraform
6 15 (0.37%) SCCM
7 13 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.22%) Salt
10 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.17%) Packer
11 7 (0.17%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 6 (0.15%) TeamSite
13 5 (0.12%) WSUS
14 4 (0.097%) CASB
14 4 (0.097%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.097%) Kibana
14 4 (0.097%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.097%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 493 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 271 (6.60%) SAP
3 243 (5.91%) Oracle
4 133 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
5 79 (1.92%) Google
5 79 (1.92%) VMware
6 62 (1.51%) Tableau
7 47 (1.14%) Adobe
8 46 (1.12%) ServiceNow
9 43 (1.05%) Citrix
10 42 (1.02%) Cisco
11 35 (0.85%) Workday
12 34 (0.83%) webMethods
13 30 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 30 (0.73%) Cloudera
13 30 (0.73%) Remedy
14 24 (0.58%) IBM
14 24 (0.58%) Informatica
15 23 (0.56%) Ariba
16 18 (0.44%) Hortonworks