Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 413 533 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.27% 8.22% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 9.74% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 335 608
North West median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £550 £625 £632
England median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 14
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 £21.01 £13.53 £30.12
90th Percentile £48.59 £49.40 £47.71
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -14.29% +52.73%

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 4626 5474 7061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.44% 84.37% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2986 3555 4335
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £253
90th Percentile £595 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 159 280
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -18.77% +69.44%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.23 £12.49
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.95 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.29% +11.09% +15.79%

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 15 December 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 6 months to 15 December 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 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 -9 175 £425 - 39
Cheshire +1 141 £438 -2.78% 15
Merseyside +12 34 £450 +14.29% 1
Lancashire 0 22 £455 +1.11% 2
Cumbria +1 7 - - 2
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 131 (31.72%) Finance
2 104 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.03%) Project Management
4 62 (15.01%) Banking
5 47 (11.38%) ITIL
6 46 (11.14%) Business Analysis
7 43 (10.41%) Risk Management
8 41 (9.93%) Migration
9 37 (8.96%) PRINCE2
10 30 (7.26%) SAP
11 28 (6.78%) Scrum
11 28 (6.78%) Security Cleared
12 27 (6.54%) Retail
12 27 (6.54%) Service Management
12 27 (6.54%) Microsoft
12 27 (6.54%) Waterfall
13 26 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (6.05%) Change Management
14 25 (6.05%) Data Protection
15 23 (5.57%) PMO
16 22 (5.33%) SC Cleared
17 20 (4.84%) SQL
17 20 (4.84%) Degree
17 20 (4.84%) GDPR
17 20 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (4.60%) Oracle
19 18 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (4.36%) Data Analysis
19 18 (4.36%) User Stories

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 9 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.94%) Confluence
2 8 (1.94%) SAS
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.24%) CICS
3 1 (0.24%) CMS
3 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.24%) IIS
3 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.45%) PaaS
4 5 (1.21%) Office 365
5 4 (0.97%) IaaS
5 4 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.73%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.48%) Slack
7 2 (0.48%) Trello
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.69%) Internet
1 7 (1.69%) Intranet
2 5 (1.21%) Firewall
2 5 (1.21%) SMS
3 3 (0.73%) FTP
3 3 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.48%) 2G
4 2 (0.48%) 3G
4 2 (0.48%) 4G
4 2 (0.48%) DNS
4 2 (0.48%) LAN
4 2 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.24%) PBX
5 1 (0.24%) RFID
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.45%) DataStage
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.21%) Blockchain
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.73%) Base SAS
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.48%) Big Data
7 2 (0.48%) Essbase
7 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.48%) Redis
7 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (2.42%) JIRA
2 8 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.45%) JMeter
3 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.48%) Mocha
7 2 (0.48%) ProC
7 2 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.24%) ERwin
8 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 131 (31.72%) Finance
2 62 (15.01%) Banking
3 27 (6.54%) Retail
4 14 (3.39%) Retail Banking
5 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.69%) Legal
6 7 (1.69%) Marketing
7 5 (1.21%) Law
8 4 (0.97%) Billing
8 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (27.85%) Analyst
2 86 (20.82%) Project Manager
3 71 (17.19%) Business Analyst
4 32 (7.75%) Consultant
5 22 (5.33%) Architect
6 21 (5.08%) Programme Manager
7 20 (4.84%) Senior Manager
8 19 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (4.12%) Developer
10 15 (3.63%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.39%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
14 11 (2.66%) Business Manager
14 11 (2.66%) Change Manager
14 11 (2.66%) Digital Analyst
14 11 (2.66%) Digital Business Analyst
15 9 (2.18%) Banking Analyst
15 9 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
15 9 (2.18%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.63%) .NET
2 7 (1.69%) JSON
2 7 (1.69%) Node.js
3 5 (1.21%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.21%) CSS
3 5 (1.21%) HTML
4 4 (0.97%) jQuery
5 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.73%) Middleware
5 3 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.48%) Ajax
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.48%) CSS3
6 2 (0.48%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.48%) HTML5
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.48%) REST
6 2 (0.48%) RESTful
6 2 (0.48%) SAML
6 2 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.18%) User Experience
3 9 (2.18%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.45%) CESG
4 6 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.45%) PMI
5 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.21%) NHS
6 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.97%) Credit Risk
6 4 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (0.97%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.73%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.39%) Unix
2 9 (2.18%) Windows
3 8 (1.94%) Linux
4 5 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.73%) zOS
6 2 (0.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.03%) Project Management
3 47 (11.38%) ITIL
4 46 (11.14%) Business Analysis
5 43 (10.41%) Risk Management
6 41 (9.93%) Migration
7 37 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 28 (6.78%) Scrum
9 27 (6.54%) Service Management
9 27 (6.54%) Waterfall
10 25 (6.05%) Change Management
10 25 (6.05%) Data Protection
11 20 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.36%) Data Analysis
12 18 (4.36%) User Stories
13 16 (3.87%) Kanban
13 16 (3.87%) SDLC
13 16 (3.87%) Service Design
14 15 (3.63%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.84%) SQL
2 12 (2.91%) Java
3 10 (2.42%) VBA
4 8 (1.94%) C#
5 5 (1.21%) VB
6 4 (0.97%) COBOL
6 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.97%) VBScript
7 3 (0.73%) ABAP
7 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.73%) Python
7 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.48%) PROC SQL
8 2 (0.48%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.24%) C
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.84%) Degree
4 9 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.94%) CISSP
5 8 (1.94%) ISEB
5 8 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.45%) CISM
6 6 (1.45%) MCSA
6 6 (1.45%) MCSE
6 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) CCNP
7 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.97%) PMP
7 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.73%) GCIA
8 3 (0.73%) GCIH
8 3 (0.73%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.57%) PMO
2 20 (4.84%) GDPR
3 8 (1.94%) SLA
4 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.69%) QA
5 4 (0.97%) COBIT
6 3 (0.73%) CESG Infosec
6 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.48%) IFRS
7 2 (0.48%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.24%) GCP
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.24%) MiFID
8 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (0.97%) XenApp
1 4 (0.97%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) Puppet
2 4 (0.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.73%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.24%) Rancher
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (7.26%) SAP
2 27 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.60%) Oracle
4 11 (2.66%) IBM
5 7 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (1.45%) Cisco
6 6 (1.45%) Fortinet
6 6 (1.45%) HP
7 5 (1.21%) Citrix
7 5 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.97%) AppSense
9 3 (0.73%) Capita
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.48%) Google
10 2 (0.48%) LabWare
10 2 (0.48%) TSYS
10 2 (0.48%) Twitter
11 1 (0.24%) Facebook
11 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.24%) Verint