Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 5,587 6,554 6,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.99% 7.04% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 8.10% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 4,540 4,618
England median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £677 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 50 30
England median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - -1.41%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.18 £19.18
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.45 £61.77
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +11.89%

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 69,434 80,909 78,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.88% 86.87% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46,078 53,969 52,032
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,980 2,217 1,908
England median hourly rate £24.68 £20.50 £23.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.38% -11.14% +1.01%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.08 £20.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.46% -14.58% +5.10%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +8 2,620 £525 +5.00% 237
South East -3 1,007 £464 +3.06% 99
North of England -4 710 £450 +5.88% 112
Midlands -5 493 £468 +3.89% 77
South West -9 400 £450 +2.86% 55
North West -3 363 £456 +7.35% 57
West Midlands +1 344 £475 +5.56% 50
East of England +10 316 £488 +2.63% 34
Yorkshire -8 297 £438 +6.06% 48
East Midlands -9 129 £438 +6.06% 27
North East +8 50 £450 -10.00% 7
Stakeholder Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 1,588 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,560 (27.92%) Finance
3 1,148 (20.55%) Project Management
4 548 (9.81%) Migration
5 530 (9.49%) Project Delivery
6 514 (9.20%) Microsoft
7 477 (8.54%) Azure
8 465 (8.32%) Security Cleared
9 464 (8.30%) Banking
10 454 (8.13%) PRINCE2
11 438 (7.84%) Change Management
12 397 (7.11%) ITIL
13 394 (7.05%) SAP
14 391 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
15 385 (6.89%) Analytics
16 384 (6.87%) Scrum
17 375 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
18 373 (6.68%) Business Analysis
19 362 (6.48%) Public Sector
20 358 (6.41%) SQL
21 348 (6.23%) SC Cleared
22 336 (6.01%) Retail
23 326 (5.83%) AWS
24 299 (5.35%) DevOps
25 287 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
26 281 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
27 276 (4.94%) Risk Management
28 273 (4.89%) PMO
29 271 (4.85%) Waterfall
30 269 (4.81%) Telecoms

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
1 204 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 107 (1.92%) Confluence
3 56 (1.00%) CMS
4 40 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 33 (0.59%) SAS
6 30 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.14%) Apache
14 8 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.11%) MS Project Server
15 6 (0.11%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.089%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.089%) JBoss
Applications
1 287 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 179 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 170 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 106 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
5 75 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.36%) Sketch
8 14 (0.25%) Open Workbench
9 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.14%) InVision
11 5 (0.089%) Marvel
12 3 (0.054%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.054%) SPSS
12 3 (0.054%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.036%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.036%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.018%) Simulink
14 1 (0.018%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.018%) Stata
14 1 (0.018%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 86 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 33 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 30 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 29 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (0.43%) SAP ERP
7 23 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
8 21 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.30%) NetSuite
9 17 (0.30%) SAP MM
10 15 (0.27%) Workday HCM
11 13 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
13 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 10 (0.18%) SAP BPC
13 10 (0.18%) SAP WM
13 10 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 9 (0.16%) SAP MDG
15 8 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 477 (8.54%) Azure
2 326 (5.83%) AWS
3 242 (4.33%) Office 365
4 113 (2.02%) Power Platform
5 74 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 73 (1.31%) SaaS
7 69 (1.24%) GCP
8 63 (1.13%) PaaS
9 52 (0.93%) GitHub
10 44 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
11 41 (0.73%) IaaS
12 38 (0.68%) Google Analytics
13 24 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
14 23 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (0.38%) OneDrive
16 17 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
17 16 (0.29%) Serverless
18 15 (0.27%) G Suite
19 12 (0.21%) OpenShift
20 10 (0.18%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.09%) Firewall
1 61 (1.09%) WAN
2 60 (1.07%) Internet
3 59 (1.06%) LAN
4 45 (0.81%) Skype
5 42 (0.75%) DNS
6 34 (0.61%) Network Security
7 31 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (0.54%) Unified Communications
9 29 (0.52%) 4G
10 28 (0.50%) 3G
11 26 (0.47%) 5G
11 26 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
12 25 (0.45%) Intranet
13 24 (0.43%) 2G
14 19 (0.34%) VoIP
15 18 (0.32%) DHCP
15 18 (0.32%) VPN
16 17 (0.30%) Broadband
16 17 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 171 (3.06%) Big Data
3 110 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 105 (1.88%) Power BI
5 56 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 51 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 46 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 41 (0.73%) Relational Database
11 37 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
11 37 (0.66%) SAP HANA
12 35 (0.63%) Qlik Sense
13 31 (0.55%) Oracle Database
14 26 (0.47%) GIS
15 23 (0.41%) QlikView
16 22 (0.39%) NoSQL
17 20 (0.36%) MongoDB
17 20 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 241 (4.31%) JIRA
2 89 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 50 (0.89%) Selenium
4 40 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 32 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 21 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (0.30%) Axure RP
7 17 (0.30%) Maven
7 17 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (0.25%) JMeter
9 12 (0.21%) Artifactory
9 12 (0.21%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.20%) Gradle
10 11 (0.20%) SoapUI
10 11 (0.20%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.18%) JUnit
11 10 (0.18%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.16%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.16%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.14%) Spock
General
1 1,560 (27.92%) Finance
2 464 (8.30%) Banking
3 362 (6.48%) Public Sector
4 336 (6.01%) Retail
5 269 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 166 (2.97%) Marketing
7 152 (2.72%) Legal
8 104 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 92 (1.65%) Advertising
10 74 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 63 (1.13%) Law
12 59 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
13 57 (1.02%) Retail Banking
14 50 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 41 (0.73%) Local Government
16 39 (0.70%) Billing
17 38 (0.68%) Front Office
18 36 (0.64%) Publishing
19 24 (0.43%) Aerospace
19 24 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,148 (20.55%) Analyst
2 1,133 (20.28%) Project Manager
3 737 (13.19%) Business Analyst
4 665 (11.90%) Architect
5 272 (4.87%) Consultant
6 240 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
7 207 (3.71%) IT Manager
8 205 (3.67%) Developer
9 186 (3.33%) Programme Manager
10 171 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
11 143 (2.56%) Service Manager
12 134 (2.40%) Senior Manager
13 126 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
14 117 (2.09%) Change Manager
15 109 (1.95%) Data Analyst
15 109 (1.95%) Designer
16 104 (1.86%) Infrastructure Manager
17 100 (1.79%) Test Manager
18 97 (1.74%) Business Manager
19 92 (1.65%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (2.22%) .NET
2 90 (1.61%) Web Services
3 58 (1.04%) HTML
4 57 (1.02%) CSS
5 53 (0.95%) Middleware
6 47 (0.84%) RESTful
7 45 (0.81%) XML
8 44 (0.79%) SOAP
9 37 (0.66%) REST
10 36 (0.64%) JSON
11 34 (0.61%) Node.js
12 30 (0.54%) Kafka
13 28 (0.50%) React
14 23 (0.41%) Spring
15 21 (0.38%) .NET Core
16 17 (0.30%) ASP.NET
16 17 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
17 16 (0.29%) AngularJS
18 15 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
18 15 (0.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 391 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 222 (3.97%) User Experience
4 146 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 129 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 92 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 81 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 67 (1.20%) PMI
9 63 (1.13%) Public Cloud
10 47 (0.84%) NHS
11 42 (0.75%) FMCG
12 33 (0.59%) Mobile App
13 30 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (0.50%) Data Structures
16 22 (0.39%) CMDB
16 22 (0.39%) Social Media
17 21 (0.38%) Mainframe
18 20 (0.36%) Cloud Native
18 20 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 266 (4.76%) Windows
2 141 (2.52%) Linux
3 92 (1.65%) Windows 10
4 73 (1.31%) Unix
5 40 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (0.36%) Solaris
7 19 (0.34%) Android
8 18 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.25%) AIX
11 12 (0.21%) VMS
11 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.11%) CentOS
13 6 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.072%) Debian
14 4 (0.072%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.054%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,588 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,148 (20.55%) Project Management
3 548 (9.81%) Migration
4 530 (9.49%) Project Delivery
5 454 (8.13%) PRINCE2
6 438 (7.84%) Change Management
7 397 (7.11%) ITIL
8 385 (6.89%) Analytics
9 384 (6.87%) Scrum
10 375 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
11 373 (6.68%) Business Analysis
12 299 (5.35%) DevOps
13 281 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
14 276 (4.94%) Risk Management
15 271 (4.85%) Waterfall
16 256 (4.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 249 (4.46%) Decision-Making
18 229 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
19 227 (4.06%) CRM
20 217 (3.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 358 (6.41%) SQL
2 190 (3.40%) Java
3 125 (2.24%) Python
4 116 (2.08%) C
5 92 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 76 (1.36%) C#
7 57 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 29 (0.52%) VBA
9 25 (0.45%) Ruby
10 22 (0.39%) R
11 19 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 17 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.25%) Go
14 13 (0.23%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.23%) VB
15 12 (0.21%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.20%) C++
16 11 (0.20%) ES6
17 9 (0.16%) ABAP
18 8 (0.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 465 (8.32%) Security Cleared
2 348 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 246 (4.40%) Degree
4 134 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 101 (1.81%) PMP
6 94 (1.68%) CISSP
7 85 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 79 (1.41%) ISEB
9 77 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 68 (1.22%) CISM
11 57 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 45 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 44 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (0.75%) CISA
15 41 (0.73%) ISTQB
16 33 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
17 25 (0.45%) CRISC
18 22 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
19 17 (0.30%) IIBA
20 16 (0.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (4.89%) PMO
2 159 (2.85%) QA
3 98 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 89 (1.59%) GDPR
5 75 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (1.24%) SLA
7 47 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 39 (0.70%) NIST
9 29 (0.52%) COBIT
10 21 (0.38%) NCSC
11 19 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 16 (0.29%) PSD2
14 15 (0.27%) MiFID
15 14 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
16 12 (0.21%) EMIR
17 10 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
17 10 (0.18%) IFRS
18 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
19 8 (0.14%) Def Stans
System Software
1 146 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.38%) Docker
3 44 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.20%) vSphere
5 7 (0.13%) HDFS
5 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.11%) vCloud
7 5 (0.089%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.089%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.089%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.072%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.072%) OpenDJ
9 3 (0.054%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.054%) Firmware
9 3 (0.054%) KVM
9 3 (0.054%) oVirt
9 3 (0.054%) XenApp
9 3 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 115 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 71 (1.27%) Ansible
3 57 (1.02%) Terraform
4 53 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.79%) Puppet
6 37 (0.66%) SCCM
7 23 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (0.36%) CASB
9 19 (0.34%) HP ALM
10 18 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.14%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 7 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
12 7 (0.13%) Nessus
12 7 (0.13%) SCOM
13 6 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.11%) WSUS
14 5 (0.089%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.089%) logstash
14 5 (0.089%) Salt
Vendors
1 514 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 394 (7.05%) SAP
3 255 (4.56%) Oracle
4 135 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 112 (2.00%) Google
6 84 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 79 (1.41%) VMware
8 67 (1.20%) Cisco
9 57 (1.02%) Tableau
10 48 (0.86%) Adobe
11 42 (0.75%) Citrix
11 42 (0.75%) Workday
12 38 (0.68%) IBM
13 37 (0.66%) Remedy
14 32 (0.57%) Cloudera
15 31 (0.55%) Ariba
15 31 (0.55%) Greenplum
16 30 (0.54%) CheckPoint
17 25 (0.45%) HP
17 25 (0.45%) hybris