Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 499 408 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.06% 7.14% 8.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 8.66% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 248 418
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £304 £288
90th Percentile £588 £539 £613
England median daily rate £466 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +2.31% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 11
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.65% -5.43%
10th Percentile £25.08 £35.00 £25.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £55.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £32.42 £42.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -23.72% +33.86% -31.33%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,240 4,712 6,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.63% 82.49% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,882 3,938
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 220 216
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £53.00 £52.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Manchester -1 230 £425 - 35
Cheshire 0 125 £406 -3.27% 15
Lancashire +16 72 £456 +7.35% 13
Merseyside +15 32 £405 -0.31% 3
Cumbria +12 22 £525 +34.62%
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 142 (28.46%) Finance
1 142 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (24.85%) Project Management
3 57 (11.42%) ITIL
4 56 (11.22%) Scrum
5 54 (10.82%) Change Management
6 51 (10.22%) PRINCE2
7 50 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (9.82%) Business Analysis
9 48 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 45 (9.02%) Security Cleared
10 45 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (8.62%) Microsoft
12 40 (8.02%) Windows
12 40 (8.02%) Banking
13 39 (7.82%) SAP
14 37 (7.41%) Migration
15 36 (7.21%) SQL
16 35 (7.01%) Project Planning
17 34 (6.81%) Decision-Making
18 31 (6.21%) Supplier Management
18 31 (6.21%) Data Analysis
19 30 (6.01%) PMO
19 30 (6.01%) SDLC
20 29 (5.81%) Degree
21 28 (5.61%) SC Cleared
21 28 (5.61%) Oracle
21 28 (5.61%) Waterfall
22 27 (5.41%) Management Information System
23 25 (5.01%) Unix

Stakeholder Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (2.00%) SAS
1 10 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.40%) JBoss
4 6 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.00%) Apache
5 5 (1.00%) Confluence
5 5 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.40%) CMS
8 2 (0.40%) IIS
8 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) SAP CO
1 7 (1.40%) SAP FI
1 7 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.81%) Office 365
2 16 (3.21%) SaaS
3 15 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.81%) PaaS
5 8 (1.60%) IaaS
5 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.40%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.40%) GitHub
9 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.20%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.60%) LAN
2 7 (1.40%) WAN
3 5 (1.00%) Firewall
4 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.80%) Network Security
4 4 (0.80%) SAN
4 4 (0.80%) SMS
4 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.80%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.80%) VPN
5 3 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.60%) Internet
5 3 (0.60%) MPLS
5 3 (0.60%) Skype
5 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.40%) DMZ
6 2 (0.40%) IPsec
6 2 (0.40%) SSH
6 2 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.61%) Big Data
3 15 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.81%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.80%) Apache Hive
6 9 (1.80%) Power BI
7 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.40%) HBase
7 7 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.40%) Pentaho
7 7 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.00%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.80%) MS Access
10 4 (0.80%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (3.61%) JIRA
2 8 (1.60%) ERwin
3 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.40%) GitLab
5 2 (0.40%) Gradle
5 2 (0.40%) MSI
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.20%) JMeter
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) Mockito
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 142 (28.46%) Finance
2 40 (8.02%) Banking
3 20 (4.01%) Retail
4 19 (3.81%) Legal
5 17 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.20%) Law
6 11 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.00%) Local Government
9 4 (0.80%) Marketing
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 111 (22.24%) Analyst
1 111 (22.24%) Project Manager
2 85 (17.03%) Business Analyst
3 54 (10.82%) Architect
4 32 (6.41%) Consultant
5 20 (4.01%) Technical Architect
6 17 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
6 17 (3.41%) SAP Consultant
6 17 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (3.21%) Developer
8 15 (3.01%) IT Manager
9 14 (2.81%) Technical Manager
10 13 (2.61%) Digital Project Manager
10 13 (2.61%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.40%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (2.40%) Data Architect
11 12 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (2.40%) Scrum Master
12 11 (2.20%) Development Manager
12 11 (2.20%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.81%) .NET
2 9 (1.80%) Web Services
3 6 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.20%) RESTful
4 5 (1.00%) Middleware
5 4 (0.80%) Ajax
5 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.80%) Kafka
5 4 (0.80%) Spring
6 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.60%) CSS
6 3 (0.60%) HTML
6 3 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (0.60%) J2EE
6 3 (0.60%) jQuery
6 3 (0.60%) JSON
7 2 (0.40%) Pandas
7 2 (0.40%) React
7 2 (0.40%) scikit-learn
7 2 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.41%) User Experience
4 13 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.61%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.40%) PMI
8 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.00%) Robotics
10 4 (0.80%) Clustering
10 4 (0.80%) CMDB
10 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.80%) Life Science
11 3 (0.60%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.02%) Windows
2 25 (5.01%) Unix
3 23 (4.61%) Linux
4 10 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.80%) Android
5 9 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.60%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.40%) AIX
8 2 (0.40%) Solaris
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) zOS
9 1 (0.20%) MVS
9 1 (0.20%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (24.85%) Project Management
3 57 (11.42%) ITIL
4 56 (11.22%) Scrum
5 54 (10.82%) Change Management
6 51 (10.22%) PRINCE2
7 50 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (9.82%) Business Analysis
9 48 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 37 (7.41%) Migration
11 35 (7.01%) Project Planning
12 34 (6.81%) Decision-Making
13 31 (6.21%) Data Analysis
13 31 (6.21%) Supplier Management
14 30 (6.01%) SDLC
15 28 (5.61%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (4.61%) Data Management
16 23 (4.61%) Resource Management
17 21 (4.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.21%) SQL
2 17 (3.41%) Java
3 11 (2.20%) C
4 7 (1.40%) C#
4 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.20%) Python
6 5 (1.00%) Perl
6 5 (1.00%) Ruby
7 4 (0.80%) Erlang
7 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.60%) ABAP
8 3 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.60%) Go
8 3 (0.60%) VB
8 3 (0.60%) VBA
9 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.40%) C++
9 2 (0.40%) Groovy
9 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.81%) Degree
3 28 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (2.81%) CISSP
6 12 (2.40%) CISM
6 12 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.80%) CCNP
9 9 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.60%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.20%) CCDP
11 6 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (1.00%) CCIE
12 5 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.80%) CIMA
14 3 (0.60%) ACCA
14 3 (0.60%) CCNA
15 2 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.01%) PMO
2 19 (3.81%) QA
3 17 (3.41%) GDPR
4 7 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.60%) IFRS
5 3 (0.60%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.60%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) FATCA
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Docker
1 7 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (1.40%) XenApp
2 5 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) SCCM
2 7 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 43 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.82%) SAP
3 28 (5.61%) Oracle
4 25 (5.01%) ServiceNow
5 12 (2.40%) Informatica
6 11 (2.20%) Cisco
6 11 (2.20%) Citrix
7 7 (1.40%) CA
7 7 (1.40%) IBM
7 7 (1.40%) Tableau
7 7 (1.40%) VMware
8 6 (1.20%) HP
8 6 (1.20%) Lotus
8 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.20%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.00%) Ivanti
9 5 (1.00%) Symantec
10 4 (0.80%) Google