Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 19 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 398 483 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.30% 7.85% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 9.29% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 304 575
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% -1.32%
10th Percentile £312 £302 £290
90th Percentile £588 £625 £626
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 12
North West median hourly rate £44.05 £30.00 £47.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.84% -36.62% +5.18%
10th Percentile £19.96 £13.53 £26.79
90th Percentile £48.59 £49.40 £47.71
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.51
% change year-on-year +7.69% -17.73% +32.21%

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 4,483 5,198 6,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.20% 84.48% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 3,364 4,210
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 153 273
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.90 £52.74 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -10 171 £424 -0.29% 48
Cheshire 0 123 £418 -7.22% 26
Merseyside +11 35 £463 +15.63% 4
Lancashire +7 29 £455 +1.11% 6
Cumbria +3 8 - -
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 122 (30.65%) Finance
2 115 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (23.12%) Project Management
4 47 (11.81%) ITIL
5 45 (11.31%) Risk Management
6 42 (10.55%) PRINCE2
6 42 (10.55%) Business Analysis
7 41 (10.30%) Banking
8 36 (9.05%) Scrum
9 33 (8.29%) Migration
10 31 (7.79%) Waterfall
11 30 (7.54%) SAP
11 30 (7.54%) Data Protection
11 30 (7.54%) Security Cleared
12 29 (7.29%) Data Analysis
12 29 (7.29%) Microsoft
13 27 (6.78%) Service Management
14 26 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (6.53%) SFIA
15 25 (6.28%) Change Management
16 24 (6.03%) SC Cleared
17 22 (5.53%) GDPR
18 20 (5.03%) PMO
18 20 (5.03%) User Stories
19 19 (4.77%) Management Information System
19 19 (4.77%) Information Security
19 19 (4.77%) Retail
19 19 (4.77%) Cybersecurity
20 18 (4.52%) Service Design
20 18 (4.52%) Degree

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 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.76%) Confluence
3 5 (1.26%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.25%) CICS
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
4 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.01%) PaaS
3 6 (1.51%) IaaS
4 5 (1.26%) Office 365
5 3 (0.75%) SaaS
5 3 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.50%) Slack
6 2 (0.50%) Trello
7 1 (0.25%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.52%) Intranet
2 13 (3.27%) Firewall
3 9 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.01%) FTP
5 6 (1.51%) Internet
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
6 3 (0.75%) LAN
6 3 (0.75%) WAN
7 2 (0.50%) 2G
7 2 (0.50%) 3G
7 2 (0.50%) 4G
7 2 (0.50%) SMS
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.25%) DHCP
8 1 (0.25%) PBX
8 1 (0.25%) RFID
8 1 (0.25%) SAN
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
8 1 (0.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.26%) DataStage
3 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.01%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.50%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.50%) Essbase
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.50%) Redis
6 2 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) GIS
7 1 (0.25%) MS Access
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.01%) JIRA
3 6 (1.51%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.51%) JMeter
4 5 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.50%) Mocha
6 2 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) ERwin
7 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 122 (30.65%) Finance
2 41 (10.30%) Banking
3 19 (4.77%) Retail
4 12 (3.02%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.76%) Legal
6 6 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.01%) Games
7 4 (1.01%) Law
8 3 (0.75%) Billing
8 3 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (27.14%) Analyst
2 85 (21.36%) Project Manager
3 68 (17.09%) Business Analyst
4 27 (6.78%) Consultant
5 24 (6.03%) Architect
6 22 (5.53%) Delivery Manager
7 20 (5.03%) Developer
7 20 (5.03%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.02%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 16 (4.02%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (3.27%) IT Manager
10 13 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (3.27%) Test Manager
11 10 (2.51%) Digital Analyst
11 10 (2.51%) Digital Business Analyst
12 9 (2.26%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (2.26%) Security Analyst
13 8 (2.01%) IT Project Manager
13 8 (2.01%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.27%) .NET
1 13 (3.27%) JSON
2 11 (2.76%) Node.js
3 6 (1.51%) CSS
4 5 (1.26%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.26%) HTML
5 4 (1.01%) jQuery
6 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.75%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (0.75%) Velocity
7 2 (0.50%) Ajax
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.50%) CSS3
7 2 (0.50%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.50%) HTML5
7 2 (0.50%) Middleware
7 2 (0.50%) RESTful
7 2 (0.50%) SAML
7 2 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.27%) User Experience
4 11 (2.76%) CESG
5 10 (2.51%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.76%) Cyberattack
6 7 (1.76%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.51%) NHS
8 5 (1.26%) PMI
9 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.75%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.50%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.27%) Windows
2 11 (2.76%) Unix
3 8 (2.01%) Linux
4 6 (1.51%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
7 2 (0.50%) zOS
8 1 (0.25%) OS/2
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.12%) Project Management
3 47 (11.81%) ITIL
4 45 (11.31%) Risk Management
5 42 (10.55%) Business Analysis
5 42 (10.55%) PRINCE2
6 36 (9.05%) Scrum
7 33 (8.29%) Migration
8 31 (7.79%) Waterfall
9 30 (7.54%) Data Protection
10 29 (7.29%) Data Analysis
11 27 (6.78%) Service Management
12 26 (6.53%) SFIA
13 25 (6.28%) Change Management
14 20 (5.03%) User Stories
15 19 (4.77%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (4.77%) Information Security
16 18 (4.52%) Service Design
17 17 (4.27%) Kanban
18 16 (4.02%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.77%) Java
2 10 (2.51%) SQL
3 9 (2.26%) COBOL
4 8 (2.01%) C#
4 8 (2.01%) Python
4 8 (2.01%) VBA
5 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.26%) VB
6 4 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.01%) VBScript
7 3 (0.75%) ABAP
7 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.52%) Degree
4 13 (3.27%) CISSP
5 9 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.01%) GCED
6 8 (2.01%) GCFA
6 8 (2.01%) GCIA
6 8 (2.01%) GCIH
6 8 (2.01%) GIAC
6 8 (2.01%) GREM
6 8 (2.01%) GSEC
6 8 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.76%) ISEB
8 6 (1.51%) MCSA
8 6 (1.51%) MCSE
8 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.53%) GDPR
2 20 (5.03%) PMO
3 12 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.26%) QA
5 8 (2.01%) CESG Infosec
5 8 (2.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.51%) SLA
7 4 (1.01%) COBIT
8 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.50%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.25%) IFRS
9 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.25%) MiFID
9 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.01%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.01%) XenApp
2 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.01%) IBM BigFix
2 6 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.26%) Puppet
3 5 (1.26%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) Rancher
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (7.54%) SAP
2 29 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.52%) Oracle
4 9 (2.26%) IBM
5 7 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (1.51%) Cisco
6 6 (1.51%) Fortinet
6 6 (1.51%) HP
7 5 (1.26%) Citrix
8 4 (1.01%) Ivanti
8 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.75%) Cadence
9 3 (0.75%) Capita
9 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.50%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.50%) TSYS
10 2 (0.50%) VMware
10 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.25%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.25%) Splunk