Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 404 378 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.05% 7.03% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 8.31% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 248 281
North West median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £616 £588 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £44.66 £43.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.94% +2.16% -7.64%
10th Percentile £26.04 £19.96 £17.83
90th Percentile £42.95 £49.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% -14.29%

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 4,858 4,551 5,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.72% 84.62% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,091 2,935 3,251
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £269 £252 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 226 172
North West median hourly rate £24.63 £23.17 £25.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -10.44% -13.34%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.70 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.55 £51.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 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
Manchester 0 174 £440 +3.53% 58
Cheshire -17 81 £443 +4.12% 26
Lancashire +9 72 £450 -1.10% 9
Merseyside -9 35 £413 -10.81% 5
Cumbria -8 3 - - 1
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 136 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (27.72%) Finance
3 104 (25.74%) Project Management
4 57 (14.11%) Microsoft
5 44 (10.89%) Banking
6 41 (10.15%) Business Analysis
7 40 (9.90%) Windows
7 40 (9.90%) Change Management
8 39 (9.65%) Scrum
9 38 (9.41%) Linux
10 35 (8.66%) Retail
11 34 (8.42%) Oracle
11 34 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (8.17%) User Stories
13 32 (7.92%) Waterfall
14 31 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (7.67%) ITIL
14 31 (7.67%) Risk Management
15 29 (7.18%) Migration
15 29 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (6.93%) PRINCE2
16 28 (6.93%) Degree
17 27 (6.68%) SAP
17 27 (6.68%) CRM
18 26 (6.44%) SQL Server
18 26 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (6.44%) Hybrid Cloud
19 25 (6.19%) DevOps
20 24 (5.94%) SQL

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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.98%) SAS
3 6 (1.49%) Confluence
4 5 (1.24%) CMS
5 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.74%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.25%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (4.46%) Office 365
6 15 (3.71%) Serverless
7 11 (2.72%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) IaaS
10 2 (0.50%) PaaS
10 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.73%) LAN
2 6 (1.49%) Firewall
2 6 (1.49%) WAN
3 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.99%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) Wireless
6 2 (0.50%) Anycast
6 2 (0.50%) BGP
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.50%) DNS
6 2 (0.50%) FCoE
6 2 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.50%) MGCP
6 2 (0.50%) MRTG
6 2 (0.50%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.50%) OSPF
6 2 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.50%) VXLAN
6 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.72%) Power BI
3 9 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.74%) DB2
5 3 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.50%) Big Data
6 2 (0.50%) Essbase
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.50%) QlikView
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) GIS
7 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.25%) OLTP
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (4.95%) JIRA
2 12 (2.97%) Artifactory
2 12 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.97%) GitLab
2 12 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.25%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 112 (27.72%) Finance
2 44 (10.89%) Banking
3 35 (8.66%) Retail
4 18 (4.46%) Law
5 17 (4.21%) Legal
6 12 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.99%) Billing
9 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Front Office
10 3 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 98 (24.26%) Analyst
2 84 (20.79%) Project Manager
3 71 (17.57%) Business Analyst
4 36 (8.91%) Architect
5 18 (4.46%) Consultant
5 18 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
6 17 (4.21%) IT Manager
7 15 (3.71%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (3.71%) Senior Manager
8 14 (3.47%) IT Project Manager
9 12 (2.97%) Programme Manager
9 12 (2.97%) Scrum Master
10 11 (2.72%) CRM Analyst
10 11 (2.72%) Developer
11 10 (2.48%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.23%) Business Manager
12 9 (2.23%) Technical Manager
13 8 (1.98%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.71%) XML
2 12 (2.97%) YAML
3 7 (1.73%) JSON
3 7 (1.73%) Web Services
4 5 (1.24%) .NET
5 4 (0.99%) J2EE
6 3 (0.74%) Node.js
7 2 (0.50%) HTML
7 2 (0.50%) RESTful
8 1 (0.25%) COM
8 1 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.25%) JSON Schema
8 1 (0.25%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.25%) REST
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.25%) Spring
8 1 (0.25%) Swagger
8 1 (0.25%) Velocity
8 1 (0.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (5.45%) User Experience
4 16 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.24%) Cyberattack
8 5 (1.24%) Life Science
8 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.99%) PMI
10 3 (0.74%) Clustering
10 3 (0.74%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.74%) FMCG
10 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.74%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.50%) CMDB
11 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.90%) Windows
2 38 (9.41%) Linux
3 26 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.48%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.73%) Unix
6 5 (1.24%) Android
6 5 (1.24%) Solaris
7 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.74%) AIX
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (25.74%) Project Management
3 41 (10.15%) Business Analysis
4 40 (9.90%) Change Management
5 39 (9.65%) Scrum
6 34 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (8.17%) User Stories
8 32 (7.92%) Waterfall
9 31 (7.67%) ITIL
9 31 (7.67%) Risk Management
10 29 (7.18%) Migration
11 28 (6.93%) PRINCE2
12 27 (6.68%) CRM
13 25 (6.19%) DevOps
14 24 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.69%) Decision-Making
15 23 (5.69%) Programme Management
16 22 (5.45%) Analytics
16 22 (5.45%) Service Management
17 21 (5.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.94%) SQL
2 13 (3.22%) Bash Shell
3 12 (2.97%) Ruby
4 8 (1.98%) Java
5 3 (0.74%) ABAP
6 2 (0.50%) C
6 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.25%) Perl
7 1 (0.25%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (6.93%) Degree
2 17 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.96%) AWS Certification
4 9 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.73%) CISSP
5 7 (1.73%) ISEB
6 6 (1.49%) CISA
6 6 (1.49%) CISM
6 6 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.24%) MBA
7 5 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.74%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.50%) GIAC
10 2 (0.50%) MCDST
10 2 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.70%) PMO
2 16 (3.96%) QA
3 8 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.49%) PSD2
5 5 (1.24%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (1.24%) GDPR
6 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.74%) SLA
7 2 (0.50%) COBIT
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.72%) Docker
2 5 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) vCloud
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.22%) Ansible
1 13 (3.22%) Puppet
2 11 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.74%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) Nagios
4 2 (0.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.25%) EnCase
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.42%) Oracle
3 27 (6.68%) SAP
4 21 (5.20%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.24%) Cisco
6 5 (1.24%) VMware
7 4 (0.99%) Adobe
7 4 (0.99%) hybris
7 4 (0.99%) IBM
8 3 (0.74%) BMC
8 3 (0.74%) CA
8 3 (0.74%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.74%) Veritas
9 2 (0.50%) Ariba
9 2 (0.50%) Juniper
9 2 (0.50%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.50%) Reuters