Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 130 358 387
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 5.70% 6.64% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 7.86% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 217 237
Median daily rate £438 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £240 £313 £291
90th Percentile £625 £664 £575
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 34 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +25.00% -9.20%
10th Percentile £38.45 £19.37 £26.40
90th Percentile £63.70 £53.75 £45.22
England median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,882 4,552 5,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.58% 84.42% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 2,927 3,173
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £208 £263 £263
90th Percentile £589 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 213 282
Median hourly rate £20.25 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +11.36% -18.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.96 £11.93
90th Percentile £59.25 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.93%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the North West over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the North West

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the North West over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 -9 57 £450 - 23
Cheshire -5 31 £415 -14.43% 3
Lancashire +2 16 £350 -28.21% 6
Merseyside +4 6 £525 +16.67% 7
Cumbria +5 2 - - 1
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 33 (25.38%) Finance
2 26 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 23 (17.69%) Project Management
4 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.08%) NHS
6 16 (12.31%) Cisco
6 16 (12.31%) Migration
7 15 (11.54%) Firewall
7 15 (11.54%) Juniper
7 15 (11.54%) F5
7 15 (11.54%) FortiGate
8 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.77%) Fortinet
9 13 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 13 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (9.23%) Degree
11 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.46%) Project Delivery
12 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (7.69%) Change Management
12 10 (7.69%) Wireless
12 10 (7.69%) Blue Coat
12 10 (7.69%) Azure
13 9 (6.92%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.92%) Retail
13 9 (6.92%) Financial Institution
13 9 (6.92%) Business Case
13 9 (6.92%) User Experience

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 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) CMS
2 2 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) Azure
2 8 (6.15%) AWS
3 4 (3.08%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.54%) Slack
4 2 (1.54%) Trello
5 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.77%) GCP
5 1 (0.77%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) Firewall
2 10 (7.69%) Wireless
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.85%) NX-OS
5 4 (3.08%) LAN
5 4 (3.08%) WAN
6 3 (2.31%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.54%) 2G
7 2 (1.54%) 3G
7 2 (1.54%) 4G
7 2 (1.54%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) Power BI
3 3 (2.31%) Big Data
3 3 (2.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.54%) Tableau
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.77%) Tableau Desktop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.31%) Selenium
3 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) MSI
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.38%) Finance
2 26 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 9 (6.92%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
4 8 (6.15%) Banking
5 5 (3.85%) Marketing
6 4 (3.08%) Legal
6 4 (3.08%) Local Government
7 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.54%) Avionics
8 2 (1.54%) Back Office
8 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Analyst
2 20 (15.38%) Architect
3 18 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Network Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.31%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.31%) Change Analyst
9 3 (2.31%) Marketing Manager
9 3 (2.31%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (2.31%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) HTML
2 5 (3.85%) Cocoa
2 5 (3.85%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (3.85%) Core Animation
2 5 (3.85%) Core Data
2 5 (3.85%) RESTful
3 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.08%) HTML5
3 4 (3.08%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (2.31%) CSS
4 3 (2.31%) REST
4 3 (2.31%) SOAP
5 2 (1.54%) .NET
5 2 (1.54%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (1.54%) jQuery
5 2 (1.54%) Laravel
5 2 (1.54%) XML
6 1 (0.77%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.77%) Sass
6 1 (0.77%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) NHS
2 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 5 (3.85%) Animation
4 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) CESG
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.77%) FMCG
7 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Life Science
7 1 (0.77%) SCADA
7 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.77%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (0.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) Project Management
2 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.31%) Migration
4 14 (10.77%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 13 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.46%) Project Delivery
7 10 (7.69%) Change Management
8 9 (6.92%) Business Case
8 9 (6.92%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.15%) ITIL
9 8 (6.15%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.38%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.38%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.38%) Scrum
10 7 (5.38%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 6 (4.62%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) Apple Swift
1 7 (5.38%) Objective-C
2 6 (4.62%) SQL
3 5 (3.85%) Java
4 3 (2.31%) Ruby
5 2 (1.54%) C
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) Kotlin
5 2 (1.54%) PHP
5 2 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) Ada
6 1 (0.77%) C++
6 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.31%) HNC
4 3 (2.31%) HND
4 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.54%) APMG
5 2 (1.54%) APMP
5 2 (1.54%) CISSP
6 1 (0.77%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.77%) CISA
6 1 (0.77%) CISM
6 1 (0.77%) ISACA
6 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) PMO
2 3 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) NCSC
4 1 (0.77%) COBIT
4 1 (0.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Cisco
2 15 (11.54%) F5
2 15 (11.54%) Juniper
3 14 (10.77%) Fortinet
4 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 6 (4.62%) Apple
7 5 (3.85%) Arista
8 4 (3.08%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.31%) Informatica
9 3 (2.31%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (2.31%) SAP
9 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.31%) Symantec
9 3 (2.31%) Verint
10 2 (1.54%) IFS
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle
11 1 (0.77%) Cognos
11 1 (0.77%) NetApp