Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 24 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 3,680 6,029 7,194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.51% 6.78% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 7.74% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,387 4,107 5,016
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 34 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.27 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.83% -19.24% -13.58%
10th Percentile £15.98 £14.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £53.08 £65.74 £50.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year +27.13% -21.34% -15.66%

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 48,108 77,872 81,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.09% 87.54% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,067 52,133 54,242
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,647 1,917 2,059
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +2.51% -6.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.35 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.75% +8.13% -10.00%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in England

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Stakeholder Management in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 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 1,599 £525 +5.00% 199
South East +9 750 £470 -1.05% 76
North of England -1 507 £450 +2.27% 116
Midlands +2 325 £414 -8.00% 56
South West -5 289 £450 - 58
North West -6 254 £450 - 61
Yorkshire -4 223 £450 +5.88% 46
West Midlands 0 207 £414 -8.00% 42
East of England -3 180 £450 -7.69% 33
East Midlands +2 114 £414 -5.97% 14
North East -20 29 £475 +5.56% 9
Stakeholder Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1,130 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 836 (22.72%) Finance
3 715 (19.43%) Project Management
4 406 (11.03%) Microsoft
5 363 (9.86%) Azure
6 333 (9.05%) Project Delivery
7 332 (9.02%) Security Cleared
8 330 (8.97%) Analytics
9 322 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
10 320 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 317 (8.61%) Public Sector
11 317 (8.61%) Migration
12 305 (8.29%) Scrum
13 299 (8.13%) PRINCE2
14 278 (7.55%) Change Management
15 266 (7.23%) Business Analysis
16 253 (6.88%) SC Cleared
17 247 (6.71%) SAP
18 241 (6.55%) DevOps
19 235 (6.39%) SQL
20 232 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
21 231 (6.28%) AWS
22 217 (5.90%) Retail
23 208 (5.65%) Oracle
24 206 (5.60%) Banking
24 206 (5.60%) Waterfall
25 201 (5.46%) Degree
26 198 (5.38%) ITIL
27 194 (5.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
28 192 (5.22%) Decision-Making

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
1 113 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 89 (2.42%) Confluence
3 49 (1.33%) CMS
4 37 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 26 (0.71%) SAS
6 24 (0.65%) Apache
7 23 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (0.35%) Anypoint
11 11 (0.30%) JBoss
12 10 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
12 10 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
14 8 (0.22%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.19%) Mule
16 6 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 159 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (3.15%) Microsoft Project
3 106 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
4 91 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 67 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.30%) InVision
7 11 (0.30%) Sketch
8 10 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.14%) Zeplin
10 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.11%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.082%) Figma
11 3 (0.082%) Simulink
12 2 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.054%) Maya
13 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 59 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 54 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.41%) SAP FI
8 14 (0.38%) SAP CO
8 14 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 14 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (0.35%) Maximo
10 12 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
10 12 (0.33%) SAP HR
11 11 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.22%) SAP BPC
14 7 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 363 (9.86%) Azure
2 231 (6.28%) AWS
3 132 (3.59%) Power Platform
4 120 (3.26%) Office 365
5 77 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
6 75 (2.04%) SaaS
7 48 (1.30%) GCP
8 37 (1.01%) PaaS
9 30 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 30 (0.82%) IaaS
10 27 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 25 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
12 21 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.38%) Boomi
13 14 (0.38%) Slack
14 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Flow
14 13 (0.35%) PowerApps
15 11 (0.30%) OneDrive
15 11 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 10 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.25%) WAN
2 44 (1.20%) Firewall
3 41 (1.11%) LAN
4 27 (0.73%) Radio Access Network
5 24 (0.65%) 4G
6 23 (0.63%) Internet
7 22 (0.60%) 3G
8 21 (0.57%) DNS
8 21 (0.57%) Network Security
9 20 (0.54%) 5G
10 18 (0.49%) SAN
11 15 (0.41%) Intranet
11 15 (0.41%) Skype
11 15 (0.41%) VPN
12 11 (0.30%) DHCP
12 11 (0.30%) HTTP
12 11 (0.30%) VoIP
12 11 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (3.26%) Power BI
2 104 (2.83%) Big Data
3 96 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 49 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 39 (1.06%) Data Lake
7 29 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 29 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 20 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 18 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 18 (0.49%) SAP BW
13 17 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
14 15 (0.41%) Data Mining
15 14 (0.38%) QlikView
16 13 (0.35%) GIS
16 13 (0.35%) OLAP
16 13 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 173 (4.70%) JIRA
2 63 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 52 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 33 (0.90%) Selenium
5 21 (0.57%) Bitbucket
6 20 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 18 (0.49%) Maven
8 17 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 16 (0.43%) JMeter
10 14 (0.38%) SoapUI
11 13 (0.35%) IBM UrbanCode
11 13 (0.35%) Postman
12 12 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.24%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.24%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.22%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.22%) REST Assured
16 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 836 (22.72%) Finance
2 317 (8.61%) Public Sector
3 217 (5.90%) Retail
4 206 (5.60%) Banking
5 160 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 150 (4.08%) Marketing
7 86 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 72 (1.96%) Legal
9 47 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 36 (0.98%) Advertising
11 35 (0.95%) Billing
12 33 (0.90%) Law
13 32 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.87%) Local Government
14 23 (0.63%) Publishing
15 22 (0.60%) Front Office
16 19 (0.52%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.52%) Back Office
16 19 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 805 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 743 (20.19%) Analyst
3 519 (14.10%) Business Analyst
4 408 (11.09%) Architect
5 200 (5.43%) Consultant
6 174 (4.73%) Developer
7 160 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 132 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
9 121 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
10 114 (3.10%) Programme Manager
11 107 (2.91%) Senior Manager
12 92 (2.50%) Change Manager
13 87 (2.36%) Data Analyst
14 82 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
15 78 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
16 77 (2.09%) Senior Project Manager
17 68 (1.85%) Business Manager
18 65 (1.77%) Data Business Analyst
19 59 (1.60%) Senior Business Analyst
20 56 (1.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (2.26%) .NET
2 69 (1.88%) XML
3 59 (1.60%) Web Services
4 46 (1.25%) REST
4 46 (1.25%) SOAP
5 39 (1.06%) JSON
6 36 (0.98%) HTML
6 36 (0.98%) Middleware
7 35 (0.95%) Kafka
8 33 (0.90%) CSS
9 32 (0.87%) Node.js
10 30 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 20 (0.54%) OpenID
11 20 (0.54%) SAML
12 19 (0.52%) React
12 19 (0.52%) Velocity
13 18 (0.49%) LDAP
14 17 (0.46%) ASP.NET
15 14 (0.38%) J2EE
15 14 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 322 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (3.83%) User Experience
3 108 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 98 (2.66%) Data Centre
5 66 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 60 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (1.17%) NHS
8 40 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 30 (0.82%) PMI
9 30 (0.82%) Public Cloud
10 29 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 25 (0.68%) FMCG
12 25 (0.68%) PKI
13 22 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.57%) Equities
15 20 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.49%) CMDB
17 16 (0.43%) Credit Risk
17 16 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 177 (4.81%) Windows
2 69 (1.88%) Windows 10
3 61 (1.66%) Unix
4 54 (1.47%) Linux
5 33 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.24%) Android
8 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.22%) VMS
10 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.082%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.054%) Debian
13 2 (0.054%) Solaris
14 1 (0.027%) CentOS
14 1 (0.027%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.027%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,130 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (19.43%) Project Management
3 333 (9.05%) Project Delivery
4 330 (8.97%) Analytics
5 320 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 317 (8.61%) Migration
7 305 (8.29%) Scrum
8 299 (8.13%) PRINCE2
9 278 (7.55%) Change Management
10 266 (7.23%) Business Analysis
11 241 (6.55%) DevOps
12 232 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
13 206 (5.60%) Waterfall
14 198 (5.38%) ITIL
15 194 (5.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 192 (5.22%) Decision-Making
17 180 (4.89%) CRM
18 175 (4.76%) Risk Management
19 158 (4.29%) Data Modelling
20 156 (4.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 235 (6.39%) SQL
2 173 (4.70%) Java
3 115 (3.13%) Python
4 65 (1.77%) C
5 52 (1.41%) C#
6 47 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 38 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 28 (0.76%) Scala
9 27 (0.73%) R
10 20 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 18 (0.49%) Ruby
12 16 (0.43%) C++
13 14 (0.38%) VBA
14 13 (0.35%) PHP
14 13 (0.35%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.24%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.19%) VBScript
18 6 (0.16%) ES6
18 6 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 332 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 253 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 201 (5.46%) Degree
4 67 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 63 (1.71%) PMP
6 56 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 48 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 46 (1.25%) ISEB
9 33 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 31 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (0.71%) CISSP
12 25 (0.68%) CISM
13 20 (0.54%) APMP
14 18 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
16 15 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.41%) ISTQB
17 14 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
18 13 (0.35%) AWS Certification
19 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.84%) PMO
2 73 (1.98%) QA
3 56 (1.52%) GDPR
4 54 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 40 (1.09%) SLA
7 22 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.52%) NIST
9 18 (0.49%) IFRS
10 13 (0.35%) COBIT
10 13 (0.35%) NCSC
11 9 (0.24%) IFRS 9
12 7 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.16%) PSD2
13 6 (0.16%) RMADS
13 6 (0.16%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.11%) HL7
15 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.082%) CRD IV
System Software
1 90 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.20%) Docker
3 40 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.49%) vSphere
5 16 (0.43%) HDFS
6 12 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.27%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.22%) XenApp
8 8 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.082%) vCloud
11 3 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.054%) NFS
12 2 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.027%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.027%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 48 (1.30%) Ansible
2 40 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.03%) Terraform
4 37 (1.01%) Puppet
5 32 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 13 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.27%) SCCM
8 8 (0.22%) Salt
9 6 (0.16%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.14%) Packer
10 5 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (0.11%) WSUS
12 3 (0.082%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.082%) FlexNet
12 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.082%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.082%) vRealize
12 3 (0.082%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 406 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 247 (6.71%) SAP
3 208 (5.65%) Oracle
4 133 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (1.71%) Google
5 63 (1.71%) VMware
6 60 (1.63%) Tableau
7 42 (1.14%) Citrix
8 36 (0.98%) Adobe
8 36 (0.98%) Cisco
8 36 (0.98%) webMethods
9 34 (0.92%) ServiceNow
9 34 (0.92%) Workday
10 32 (0.87%) MuleSoft
11 26 (0.71%) Cloudera
11 26 (0.71%) IBM
12 25 (0.68%) Informatica
13 20 (0.54%) Dell
14 19 (0.52%) Ariba
14 19 (0.52%) CheckPoint