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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 19 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7  
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 183 325 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.55% 8.08% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 9.85% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 209 186
Median daily rate £400 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £424
% change year-on-year - +0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.24 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +2.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £39.97 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.36 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.98 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.37% +15.27%  

Stakeholder Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2291 3300 3087
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.94% 82.05% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 2042 1693
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 147
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Stakeholder Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 91 £425 +1.49% 32
Cheshire -1 43 £365 -18.88% 9
Merseyside +2 13 £400 +25.00% 3
Lancashire -8 12 £394 -7.35% 1
Cumbria -5 3 £390 +9.85%
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 132 (38.82%) Finance
2 99 (29.12%) Project Management
3 97 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (12.94%) PRINCE2
5 43 (12.65%) Banking
6 42 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (10.29%) Migration
8 34 (10.00%) Change Management
9 32 (9.41%) Business Analysis
10 30 (8.82%) Retail
10 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 28 (8.24%) Scrum
12 27 (7.94%) Microsoft
12 27 (7.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 26 (7.65%) PMO
14 25 (7.35%) Risk Management
15 23 (6.76%) ITIL
16 22 (6.47%) CRM
16 22 (6.47%) Security Cleared
17 21 (6.18%) Unix
18 19 (5.59%) SAP
18 19 (5.59%) Management Information System
19 18 (5.29%) Oracle
19 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
19 18 (5.29%) QA
19 18 (5.29%) Data Centre
19 18 (5.29%) SDLC
20 17 (5.00%) User Stories
20 17 (5.00%) SQL
20 17 (5.00%) ERP

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 5 (1.47%) SAS
2 4 (1.18%) IIS
2 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.88%) CMS
3 3 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle HRMS
4 6 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.29%) SAP AFS
7 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.29%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.29%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.24%) Office 365
2 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.88%) GitHub
5 2 (0.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.29%) Trello
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) Firewall
2 3 (0.88%) Network Security
3 2 (0.59%) SAN
3 2 (0.59%) Skype
3 2 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) NAS
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.29%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.76%) GIS
4 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.18%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.88%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.59%) Spatial Data
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) MS Access
8 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Jenkins
1 11 (3.24%) JIRA
2 6 (1.76%) Selenium
3 5 (1.47%) ERwin
4 3 (0.88%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.29%) ProC
6 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 132 (38.82%) Finance
2 43 (12.65%) Banking
3 30 (8.82%) Retail
4 16 (4.71%) Marketing
5 15 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.82%) Legal
6 13 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.65%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.35%) Back Office
9 5 (1.47%) Law
10 4 (1.18%) Advertising
10 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.88%) Local Government
12 2 (0.59%) Games
13 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (30.00%) Analyst
2 88 (25.88%) Project Manager
3 58 (17.06%) Business Analyst
4 20 (5.88%) Architect
4 20 (5.88%) Consultant
5 17 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 14 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (3.53%) Developer
7 12 (3.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 12 (3.53%) Senior Manager
8 11 (3.24%) Change Manager
8 11 (3.24%) IT Project Manager
9 9 (2.65%) Business Manager
9 9 (2.65%) Migration Manager
9 9 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.35%) Business Change Manager
10 8 (2.35%) CRM Analyst
10 8 (2.35%) CRM Business Analyst
10 8 (2.35%) Migration Project Manager
10 8 (2.35%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.47%) Node.js
1 5 (1.47%) Web Services
2 4 (1.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.18%) CSS
2 4 (1.18%) HTML
2 4 (1.18%) XML
3 2 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.29%) J2EE
4 1 (0.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.29%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.29%) Spring
4 1 (0.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.82%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.94%) Life Science
6 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.35%) User Experience
8 7 (2.06%) PMI
9 5 (1.47%) NHS
9 5 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.88%) FMCG
11 2 (0.59%) Blog
11 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.59%) EPoS
11 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.18%) Unix
2 16 (4.71%) Linux
2 16 (4.71%) Windows
3 8 (2.35%) AIX
4 5 (1.47%) OS/2
4 5 (1.47%) zOS
5 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.12%) Project Management
2 97 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (12.94%) PRINCE2
4 35 (10.29%) Migration
5 34 (10.00%) Change Management
6 32 (9.41%) Business Analysis
7 28 (8.24%) Scrum
8 25 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 23 (6.76%) ITIL
10 22 (6.47%) CRM
11 18 (5.29%) SDLC
12 17 (5.00%) ERP
12 17 (5.00%) Programme Management
12 17 (5.00%) User Stories
13 16 (4.71%) Data Analysis
13 16 (4.71%) Process Improvement
14 15 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (4.12%) Business Transformation
15 14 (4.12%) Project Planning
15 14 (4.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.00%) SQL
2 7 (2.06%) Java
3 6 (1.76%) VBA
4 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.59%) Python
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.29%) PROC SQL
6 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.41%) ISEB
4 8 (2.35%) CISSP
4 8 (2.35%) Degree
4 8 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.88%) CISM
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.88%) PMP
6 3 (0.88%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.59%) CISA
7 2 (0.59%) CRISC
7 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCA
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.65%) PMO
2 18 (5.29%) QA
3 6 (1.76%) SLA
4 5 (1.47%) GDPR
5 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.29%) RACF
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) MOM
2 2 (0.59%) Terraform
3 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.59%) SAP
3 18 (5.29%) Oracle
4 8 (2.35%) IBM
5 5 (1.47%) Siebel
5 5 (1.47%) Veritas
6 3 (0.88%) Embarcadero
6 3 (0.88%) Google
6 3 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.59%) Citrix
7 2 (0.59%) HP
7 2 (0.59%) IDERA
7 2 (0.59%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.59%) Progress
7 2 (0.59%) Splunk
7 2 (0.59%) Tableau
7 2 (0.59%) Teradata
7 2 (0.59%) Virgin Media
7 2 (0.59%) Workday
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