Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 462 425 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.79% 7.29% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 8.88% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 266 426
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £290
90th Percentile £575 £550 £625
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.39% +0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 6
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £46.25 £39.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.92% +15.73% -0.67%
10th Percentile £27.72 £35.00 £20.16
90th Percentile £51.25 £55.75 £50.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - -1.41% +5.81%

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 4,962 4,786 6,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.09% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 2,942 3,912
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 198 180
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +37.93% -26.82%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.74 £12.16
90th Percentile £51.40 £53.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +2 220 £425 - 45
Cheshire -4 110 £400 -3.90% 21
Lancashire +20 59 £450 -1.10% 5
Merseyside +5 36 £400 -8.57% 13
Cumbria +5 15 £560 +43.59% 1
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 130 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.06%) Finance
3 112 (24.24%) Project Management
4 58 (12.55%) Change Management
5 52 (11.26%) Scrum
6 48 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 47 (10.17%) Business Analysis
8 43 (9.31%) ITIL
9 41 (8.87%) SQL
9 41 (8.87%) Banking
10 40 (8.66%) Windows
10 40 (8.66%) Risk Management
11 39 (8.44%) Migration
12 36 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (7.58%) PRINCE2
13 35 (7.58%) SAP
14 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
15 31 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (6.49%) Project Planning
17 28 (6.06%) SDLC
17 28 (6.06%) Waterfall
18 26 (5.63%) Oracle
18 26 (5.63%) Management Information System
19 25 (5.41%) Degree
20 24 (5.19%) Supplier Management
20 24 (5.19%) Analytics
20 24 (5.19%) ServiceNow
21 23 (4.98%) Decision-Making
21 23 (4.98%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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 15 (3.25%) SAS
2 13 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.16%) Confluence
4 6 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.30%) CMS
4 6 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.87%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.65%) Drupal
6 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) JBoss
7 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.52%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.43%) Magento
5 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.33%) Office 365
2 12 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.73%) IaaS
5 7 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.30%) SaaS
7 4 (0.87%) PaaS
7 4 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.43%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.95%) LAN
2 8 (1.73%) WAN
3 5 (1.08%) Firewall
3 5 (1.08%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.87%) Internet
4 4 (0.87%) Network Security
4 4 (0.87%) SAN
4 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.87%) VPN
5 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.65%) Skype
5 3 (0.65%) SMS
5 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.43%) BGP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.43%) HTTP
6 2 (0.43%) MPLS
6 2 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.43%) VLAN
6 2 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.68%) Big Data
3 15 (3.25%) Power BI
4 13 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.81%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.73%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.73%) DB2
9 7 (1.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (1.30%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.30%) HBase
10 6 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.30%) Pentaho
10 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.08%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.08%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.55%) JIRA
2 7 (1.52%) ERwin
3 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.43%) GitLab
5 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.22%) JMeter
6 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 125 (27.06%) Finance
2 41 (8.87%) Banking
3 21 (4.55%) Retail
4 12 (2.60%) Legal
4 12 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.73%) Law
7 5 (1.08%) Local Government
8 3 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (23.81%) Analyst
2 101 (21.86%) Project Manager
3 84 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 52 (11.26%) Architect
5 23 (4.98%) Consultant
6 22 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 21 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 19 (4.11%) Developer
9 18 (3.90%) Development Manager
10 15 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.25%) Technical Manager
11 14 (3.03%) IT Manager
12 13 (2.81%) Technical Product Manager
12 13 (2.81%) Technical Project Manager
13 11 (2.38%) Data Architect
13 11 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (2.38%) Scrum Master
14 10 (2.16%) Delivery Project Manager
14 10 (2.16%) Programme Manager
14 10 (2.16%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.46%) .NET
2 7 (1.52%) HTML
2 7 (1.52%) Web Services
3 5 (1.08%) XML
4 4 (0.87%) JSON
4 4 (0.87%) Kafka
5 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.65%) CSS
5 3 (0.65%) Middleware
6 2 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.43%) Pandas
6 2 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.43%) RESTful
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.43%) SAPUI5
6 2 (0.43%) scikit-learn
6 2 (0.43%) SOAP
6 2 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.68%) User Experience
5 14 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.30%) Clustering
8 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.30%) PMI
9 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.87%) CMDB
10 4 (0.87%) Robotics
11 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.65%) Social Media
12 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.43%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.66%) Windows
2 23 (4.98%) Unix
3 19 (4.11%) Linux
4 13 (2.81%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.65%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.65%) zOS
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) MVS
8 1 (0.22%) OS/390
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (24.24%) Project Management
3 58 (12.55%) Change Management
4 52 (11.26%) Scrum
5 47 (10.17%) Business Analysis
6 43 (9.31%) ITIL
7 40 (8.66%) Risk Management
8 39 (8.44%) Migration
9 36 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 31 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.49%) Project Planning
13 28 (6.06%) SDLC
13 28 (6.06%) Waterfall
14 24 (5.19%) Analytics
14 24 (5.19%) Supplier Management
15 23 (4.98%) Decision-Making
15 23 (4.98%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 22 (4.76%) CRM
16 22 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.87%) SQL
2 13 (2.81%) Java
3 11 (2.38%) C
4 8 (1.73%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.52%) C#
6 6 (1.30%) Python
7 5 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (0.87%) Erlang
8 4 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.87%) VB
8 4 (0.87%) VBA
9 3 (0.65%) ABAP
10 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.43%) C++
10 2 (0.43%) Perl
10 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.43%) Ruby
10 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.41%) Degree
3 21 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.73%) CISSP
7 6 (1.30%) CISM
7 6 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.08%) ISEB
9 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.65%) CCNA
10 3 (0.65%) CCNP
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.65%) MCSA
11 2 (0.43%) CCA
11 2 (0.43%) CSSLP
11 2 (0.43%) MCDST
11 2 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.33%) PMO
2 18 (3.90%) QA
3 11 (2.38%) GDPR
4 6 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.87%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.65%) IFRS
6 3 (0.65%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.65%) SLA
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) COSO
8 1 (0.22%) FATCA
8 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.43%) Docker
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.52%) SCCM
2 4 (0.87%) SCOM
3 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.58%) SAP
3 26 (5.63%) Oracle
4 24 (5.19%) ServiceNow
5 9 (1.95%) Informatica
6 8 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.30%) BMC
7 6 (1.30%) CA
7 6 (1.30%) Cisco
7 6 (1.30%) IBM
7 6 (1.30%) Tableau
8 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.08%) Lotus
8 5 (1.08%) VMware
9 4 (0.87%) AlienVault
9 4 (0.87%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.87%) Symantec
10 3 (0.65%) Google
10 3 (0.65%) Juniper
10 3 (0.65%) Snow