Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 6,828 6,371 7,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.26% 7.17% 7.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 8.35% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,692 4,502 5,340
England median daily rate £463 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 33 37
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% -16.76%
10th Percentile £13.95 £19.39 £15.58
90th Percentile £51.75 £60.85 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -12.46%

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 81,218 76,262 85,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.32% 85.77% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,079 50,304 57,039
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £607
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,892 2,068
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.38% +8.60%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 -6 3,006 £500 - 365
South East +3 1,232 £450 - 112
North of England +3 1,036 £413 -1.79% 162
Midlands +7 731 £436 +2.65% 72
Yorkshire +6 495 £400 -4.31% 56
North West +7 481 £425 - 95
West Midlands +2 447 £450 +5.88% 47
South West -2 447 £445 +7.23% 53
East of England +3 334 £470 +10.59% 52
East Midlands +12 251 £413 -5.71% 24
North East +10 74 £500 +21.21% 11
South Coast -2 1 - -
Stakeholder Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 2,184 (31.99%) Finance
2 2,111 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1,546 (22.64%) Project Management
4 717 (10.50%) PRINCE2
5 661 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 641 (9.39%) Banking
7 621 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 597 (8.74%) Migration
9 546 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 522 (7.64%) Retail
11 510 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
12 508 (7.44%) Scrum
13 507 (7.43%) ITIL
14 501 (7.34%) Change Management
15 467 (6.84%) Waterfall
16 459 (6.72%) SAP
17 412 (6.03%) SQL
17 412 (6.03%) Oracle
18 383 (5.61%) Security Cleared
19 369 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
20 346 (5.07%) Analytics
21 328 (4.80%) PMO
22 316 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
23 314 (4.60%) User Stories
23 314 (4.60%) Risk Management
24 313 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
25 306 (4.48%) Windows
26 304 (4.45%) Degree
27 298 (4.36%) JIRA
28 296 (4.34%) GDPR

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
1 150 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 140 (2.05%) Confluence
3 76 (1.11%) CMS
4 62 (0.91%) SAS
5 53 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 42 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 37 (0.54%) Apache
8 32 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 26 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 20 (0.29%) IIS
12 16 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.22%) JBoss
13 15 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.21%) Drupal
14 14 (0.21%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 11 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 313 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 214 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 202 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
4 189 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 172 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.26%) InVision
7 17 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.22%) UserZoom
9 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.12%) UXPin
11 6 (0.088%) SPSS
12 4 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.029%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.029%) Maya
13 2 (0.029%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.015%) HipChat
14 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.015%) Stata
Business Applications
1 73 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 31 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 26 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 26 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 26 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 24 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 24 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 21 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.19%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 13 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
11 12 (0.18%) PlanetPress Connect
11 12 (0.18%) SAP MM
12 10 (0.15%) Eloqua
12 10 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 316 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 285 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 197 (2.89%) Office 365
4 96 (1.41%) SaaS
5 52 (0.76%) IaaS
5 52 (0.76%) PaaS
6 46 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
7 42 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
8 40 (0.59%) GitHub
9 31 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
14 17 (0.25%) Trello
15 16 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (0.23%) Google Analytics
15 16 (0.23%) OneDrive
15 16 (0.23%) Slack
16 15 (0.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 91 (1.33%) SMS
2 83 (1.22%) WAN
3 79 (1.16%) Firewall
4 77 (1.13%) LAN
5 60 (0.88%) Internet
6 50 (0.73%) Skype
7 41 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 39 (0.57%) DNS
9 30 (0.44%) VPN
10 26 (0.38%) SAN
11 25 (0.37%) DHCP
11 25 (0.37%) Unified Communications
12 24 (0.35%) Network Security
13 23 (0.34%) Intranet
13 23 (0.34%) VoIP
14 21 (0.31%) Broadband
14 21 (0.31%) MPLS
15 20 (0.29%) TCP/IP
16 14 (0.21%) HTTP
16 14 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 175 (2.56%) Big Data
3 164 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 115 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 104 (1.52%) Power BI
6 58 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 55 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 54 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (0.70%) Data Lake
10 46 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 41 (0.60%) SAP HANA
13 37 (0.54%) Apache Hive
14 35 (0.51%) MySQL
15 29 (0.42%) SAP BW
16 27 (0.40%) DB2
16 27 (0.40%) HBase
16 27 (0.40%) MongoDB
16 27 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
16 27 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 298 (4.36%) JIRA
2 80 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 62 (0.91%) Selenium
4 48 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 38 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 37 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 33 (0.48%) Axure RP
8 32 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 26 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (0.35%) TeamCity
12 22 (0.32%) JMeter
13 21 (0.31%) Gradle
14 20 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (0.29%) Bitbucket
15 19 (0.28%) Ant
16 18 (0.26%) LoadRunner
16 18 (0.26%) Zephyr
17 17 (0.25%) SoapUI
18 15 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 2,184 (31.99%) Finance
2 641 (9.39%) Banking
3 522 (7.64%) Retail
4 250 (3.66%) Marketing
5 222 (3.25%) Legal
6 218 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 121 (1.77%) Advertising
8 117 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 115 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 97 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 75 (1.10%) Law
12 67 (0.98%) Billing
13 56 (0.82%) Front Office
14 53 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 52 (0.76%) Publishing
16 42 (0.62%) Automotive
16 42 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.47%) Back Office
18 27 (0.40%) German Language
19 21 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,683 (24.65%) Analyst
2 1,638 (23.99%) Project Manager
3 1,220 (17.87%) Business Analyst
4 611 (8.95%) Architect
5 354 (5.18%) Consultant
6 293 (4.29%) IT Manager
7 254 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
8 243 (3.56%) Developer
9 232 (3.40%) Senior Manager
10 218 (3.19%) Programme Manager
11 202 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
12 165 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
13 164 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
14 150 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
15 145 (2.12%) Change Manager
16 134 (1.96%) Service Manager
17 130 (1.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 121 (1.77%) Business Manager
18 121 (1.77%) Test Manager
19 107 (1.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (2.02%) .NET
2 94 (1.38%) HTML
2 94 (1.38%) Web Services
3 72 (1.05%) CSS
4 69 (1.01%) Middleware
5 64 (0.94%) XML
6 56 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 53 (0.78%) JSON
8 49 (0.72%) REST
9 47 (0.69%) SOAP
10 42 (0.62%) React
11 38 (0.56%) AngularJS
12 36 (0.53%) Node.js
12 36 (0.53%) RESTful
13 29 (0.42%) J2EE
13 29 (0.42%) Velocity
14 25 (0.37%) Kafka
15 23 (0.34%) HTML5
15 23 (0.34%) OAuth
16 21 (0.31%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 621 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 233 (3.41%) User Experience
4 203 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 167 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 110 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 84 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 78 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 76 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 61 (0.89%) PMI
11 46 (0.67%) Fintech
12 45 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (0.62%) Public Cloud
14 40 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 38 (0.56%) FMCG
16 36 (0.53%) Mainframe
17 32 (0.47%) Credit Risk
18 31 (0.45%) Smart Meter
18 31 (0.45%) Social Media
19 27 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 306 (4.48%) Windows
2 157 (2.30%) Linux
3 114 (1.67%) Unix
4 99 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 69 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 41 (0.60%) Android
7 40 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 31 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.29%) Solaris
11 19 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.26%) AIX
13 17 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.12%) zOS
16 4 (0.059%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.044%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.044%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.044%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.029%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,111 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1,546 (22.64%) Project Management
3 717 (10.50%) PRINCE2
4 661 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 597 (8.74%) Migration
6 510 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
7 508 (7.44%) Scrum
8 507 (7.43%) ITIL
9 501 (7.34%) Change Management
10 467 (6.84%) Waterfall
11 369 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
12 346 (5.07%) Analytics
13 314 (4.60%) Risk Management
13 314 (4.60%) User Stories
14 286 (4.19%) SDLC
15 276 (4.04%) E-Commerce
16 274 (4.01%) Project Planning
17 268 (3.93%) Service Management
18 261 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 259 (3.79%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 412 (6.03%) SQL
2 266 (3.90%) Java
3 120 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 105 (1.54%) Python
5 95 (1.39%) C#
6 76 (1.11%) C
7 50 (0.73%) PowerShell
8 39 (0.57%) VBA
9 38 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 32 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 31 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 29 (0.42%) R
13 23 (0.34%) Scala
14 20 (0.29%) Ruby
15 13 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.18%) C++
16 12 (0.18%) VB
17 11 (0.16%) Perl
18 9 (0.13%) PHP
18 9 (0.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 383 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 304 (4.45%) Degree
3 273 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 152 (2.23%) PMI Certification
4 152 (2.23%) PMP
5 116 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 85 (1.24%) CISSP
7 84 (1.23%) ISEB
8 81 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 72 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 55 (0.81%) APMP
11 52 (0.76%) CISM
12 47 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
13 41 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 40 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (0.44%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.41%) MCSE
18 23 (0.34%) CCNP
18 23 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (4.80%) PMO
2 296 (4.34%) GDPR
3 198 (2.90%) QA
4 95 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 76 (1.11%) SLA
6 74 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 39 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 32 (0.47%) COBIT
9 28 (0.41%) MiFID
10 27 (0.40%) PSD2
11 23 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.23%) GCP
12 16 (0.23%) IFRS
13 14 (0.21%) EMIR
14 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 10 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
17 8 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
17 8 (0.12%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 129 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 51 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.64%) Docker
4 14 (0.21%) HDFS
4 14 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.12%) XenApp
8 7 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.10%) vSphere
9 6 (0.088%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.073%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.073%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.029%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.029%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.029%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.029%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (0.67%) SCCM
2 39 (0.57%) Ansible
2 39 (0.57%) Puppet
3 31 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 18 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
5 17 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.21%) HP ALM
7 14 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 14 (0.21%) Salt
8 13 (0.19%) Automic
9 12 (0.18%) Terraform
10 11 (0.16%) Nessus
10 11 (0.16%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.10%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.10%) Oozie
12 7 (0.10%) SCOM
13 5 (0.073%) QRadar
Vendors
1 546 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 459 (6.72%) SAP
3 412 (6.03%) Oracle
4 106 (1.55%) ServiceNow
5 104 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 96 (1.41%) IBM
6 96 (1.41%) Tableau
7 81 (1.19%) Cisco
7 81 (1.19%) VMware
8 73 (1.07%) Citrix
9 62 (0.91%) Adobe
9 62 (0.91%) Google
10 59 (0.86%) Workday
11 57 (0.83%) HP
12 33 (0.48%) Teradata
13 28 (0.41%) Alteryx
14 26 (0.38%) hybris
14 26 (0.38%) Informatica
15 25 (0.37%) Hyperion
16 24 (0.35%) CheckPoint