Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 September 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 1,028 1,195 1,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.10% 7.20% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 8.33% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 749 774
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £653 £588
England median daily rate £488 £465 £455
% change year-on-year +4.84% +2.20% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 3
South East median hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -60.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.50 £33.30
90th Percentile £63.75 £82.25 £59.85
England median hourly rate £36.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% - -2.10%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,557 14,340 13,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 86.45% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,483 8,617 8,229
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £258
90th Percentile £610 £588 £569
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 524 479
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +25.00% -12.09%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.96 £20.60 £23.00
% change year-on-year +21.15% -10.43% -

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the South East

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the South East

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the South East

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the South East

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the South East

Stakeholder Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Thames Valley +6 530 £450 - 39
Berkshire +1 361 £464 +0.27% 20
Hampshire -6 210 £473 +5.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +29 148 £450 +5.88% 15
Surrey -7 142 £495 -1.00% 20
West Sussex +9 62 £444 +4.41% 6
East Sussex -7 29 £450 - 6
Oxfordshire -29 22 £475 - 4
Kent -8 20 £488 +5.41% 8
Middlesex +6 5 £563 - 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 253 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (23.05%) Project Management
3 233 (22.67%) Finance
4 161 (15.66%) Telecoms
5 141 (13.72%) Project Delivery
6 128 (12.45%) Microsoft
7 123 (11.96%) ITIL
7 123 (11.96%) PRINCE2
8 116 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
9 94 (9.14%) Security Cleared
9 94 (9.14%) Azure
10 92 (8.95%) Change Management
11 90 (8.75%) SAP
11 90 (8.75%) Migration
12 82 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (7.20%) Risk Management
14 73 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
15 71 (6.91%) SC Cleared
16 68 (6.61%) Scrum
17 67 (6.52%) Degree
18 64 (6.23%) Management Information System
18 64 (6.23%) SharePoint
19 63 (6.13%) Decision-Making
20 62 (6.03%) Service Management
20 62 (6.03%) Programme Management
21 60 (5.84%) Analytics
21 60 (5.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 59 (5.74%) Waterfall
22 59 (5.74%) Windows
23 58 (5.64%) Microsoft Office

Stakeholder Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 64 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.26%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.07%) Confluence
4 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.58%) Apache
6 6 (0.58%) CMS
6 6 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) JBoss
10 2 (0.19%) Mule
10 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.097%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.097%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.097%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.17%) Open Workbench
7 7 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.19%) Sketch
9 1 (0.097%) InVision
Business Applications
1 26 (2.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.68%) SAP MDG
3 7 (0.68%) SessionCam
4 6 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.49%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.39%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.39%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.29%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.29%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (9.14%) Azure
2 40 (3.89%) Office 365
3 37 (3.60%) AWS
4 22 (2.14%) PaaS
5 20 (1.95%) Power Platform
6 15 (1.46%) SaaS
7 11 (1.07%) IaaS
8 10 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.78%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.58%) GitHub
10 6 (0.58%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
12 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.29%) Apigee
13 3 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.19%) Coveralls
14 2 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.43%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (2.33%) 3G
3 23 (2.24%) 4G
4 21 (2.04%) 2G
5 19 (1.85%) 5G
6 11 (1.07%) DNS
6 11 (1.07%) Skype
7 10 (0.97%) WAN
8 9 (0.88%) LAN
8 9 (0.88%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.78%) 2.5G
9 8 (0.78%) Internet
10 7 (0.68%) Broadband
10 7 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.49%) DHCP
11 5 (0.49%) Firewall
11 5 (0.49%) IKE
11 5 (0.49%) Intranet
11 5 (0.49%) Network Security
11 5 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.14%) Big Data
2 19 (1.85%) Power BI
3 18 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 14 (1.36%) Data Lake
6 13 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
9 8 (0.78%) MS Access
10 7 (0.68%) Sqoop
11 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.58%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.49%) HDInsight
12 5 (0.49%) Impala
12 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.39%) DataStax
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.75%) JIRA
2 10 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.49%) JUnit
5 5 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.39%) Maven
6 4 (0.39%) Selenium
6 4 (0.39%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.29%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.29%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.19%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.19%) Gradle
8 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 233 (22.67%) Finance
2 161 (15.66%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.38%) Retail
4 41 (3.99%) Legal
4 41 (3.99%) Marketing
5 32 (3.11%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.46%) Advertising
7 14 (1.36%) Banking
8 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.78%) Billing
11 7 (0.68%) Publishing
12 6 (0.58%) Automotive
13 5 (0.49%) Law
14 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.39%) Police
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 211 (20.53%) Analyst
2 201 (19.55%) Project Manager
3 138 (13.42%) Architect
4 93 (9.05%) Business Analyst
5 65 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (4.77%) IT Manager
7 43 (4.18%) Service Manager
8 36 (3.50%) Consultant
9 35 (3.40%) IT Project Manager
10 26 (2.53%) Developer
10 26 (2.53%) Senior Manager
11 25 (2.43%) Change Manager
11 25 (2.43%) Programme Manager
12 24 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
13 23 (2.24%) Designer
13 23 (2.24%) Infrastructure Manager
13 23 (2.24%) Test Manager
14 22 (2.14%) Transition Manager
15 21 (2.04%) Business Change Manager
15 21 (2.04%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.92%) .NET
2 18 (1.75%) Web Services
3 17 (1.65%) Middleware
4 16 (1.56%) .NET Core
5 11 (1.07%) CSS
5 11 (1.07%) REST
6 10 (0.97%) XML
7 9 (0.88%) HTML
7 9 (0.88%) Kafka
7 9 (0.88%) SOAP
7 9 (0.88%) Velocity
8 8 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.58%) JSON
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.49%) RESTful
11 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.39%) J2EE
11 4 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.39%) XSD
11 4 (0.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 116 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.89%) PMI
4 31 (3.02%) User Experience
5 25 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.07%) TM Forum
10 9 (0.88%) Frameworx
11 7 (0.68%) FMCG
12 6 (0.58%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.58%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.49%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.49%) CMDB
13 5 (0.49%) Digital Signage
14 4 (0.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.74%) Windows
2 31 (3.02%) Linux
3 20 (1.95%) Unix
4 18 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 17 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.68%) Solaris
8 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.39%) VMS
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (23.05%) Project Management
3 141 (13.72%) Project Delivery
4 123 (11.96%) ITIL
4 123 (11.96%) PRINCE2
5 92 (8.95%) Change Management
6 90 (8.75%) Migration
7 82 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (7.20%) Risk Management
9 68 (6.61%) Scrum
10 63 (6.13%) Decision-Making
11 62 (6.03%) Programme Management
11 62 (6.03%) Service Management
12 60 (5.84%) Analytics
12 60 (5.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 59 (5.74%) Waterfall
14 54 (5.25%) Service Delivery
15 52 (5.06%) Change Control
16 49 (4.77%) Business Analysis
16 49 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.96%) SQL
2 36 (3.50%) Java
3 21 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.04%) Python
4 16 (1.56%) C#
5 12 (1.17%) C
5 12 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.58%) R
7 5 (0.49%) VBA
8 4 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.39%) XPath
8 4 (0.39%) XQuery
9 3 (0.29%) ABAP
9 3 (0.29%) VBScript
10 2 (0.19%) Java 8
10 2 (0.19%) Ruby
10 2 (0.19%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.097%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 94 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 71 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 67 (6.52%) Degree
4 54 (5.25%) PMI Certification
5 44 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 33 (3.21%) ISEB
7 24 (2.33%) PMP
8 20 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.88%) CISSP
11 9 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
12 8 (0.78%) CCNA
12 8 (0.78%) CISM
13 7 (0.68%) ACCA
13 7 (0.68%) CIMA
13 7 (0.68%) HND
13 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.54%) PMO
2 49 (4.77%) QA
3 28 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.72%) GDPR
4 19 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.56%) SLA
6 11 (1.07%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.88%) NIST
8 8 (0.78%) ARP4754
8 8 (0.78%) ARP4761
8 8 (0.78%) Def Stans
8 8 (0.78%) DO-254
9 6 (0.58%) COBIT
9 6 (0.58%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.58%) HAZOP
9 6 (0.58%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.29%) Dublin Core
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.14%) Docker
3 18 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.68%) HDFS
5 5 (0.49%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.29%) NFS
6 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.29%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.097%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.56%) HP ALM
3 10 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.88%) Ansible
5 7 (0.68%) Puppet
6 5 (0.49%) logstash
6 5 (0.49%) SCCM
6 5 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.39%) vRealize
8 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.19%) IBM Guardium
8 2 (0.19%) Kibana
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.097%) CASB
9 1 (0.097%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.097%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.097%) Foglight
9 1 (0.097%) Netcool
9 1 (0.097%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.75%) SAP
3 55 (5.35%) Oracle
4 33 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (2.63%) VMware
6 20 (1.95%) Remedy
7 18 (1.75%) IBM
8 17 (1.65%) HP
9 16 (1.56%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.26%) Citrix
11 12 (1.17%) Cisco
11 12 (1.17%) Google
11 12 (1.17%) Niku
12 11 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.07%) Tableau
13 9 (0.88%) Talend
13 9 (0.88%) Workday
14 7 (0.68%) Hortonworks
14 7 (0.68%) Hotjar
14 7 (0.68%) hybris