Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 19 October 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 West
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 21 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 407 461 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.37% 7.58% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 8.82% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 298 355
South West median daily rate £450 £436 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.12% -1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £269
90th Percentile £635 £575 £586
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
South West median hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +14.29% +34.62%
10th Percentile £21.25 £27.25 £20.30
90th Percentile £49.13 £47.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.86% - -1.41%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,464 5,225 4,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.52% 85.92% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,450 3,225 2,921
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £255
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 233 194
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.00 £12.79
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +14.67% -14.29% +8.89%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the South West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the South West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the South West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the South West

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the South West

Stakeholder Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Wiltshire -12 136 £463 -2.63% 7
Bristol -3 126 £450 +6.51% 16
Gloucestershire -16 46 £450 +4.35% 9
Devon +3 37 £385 -9.41% 5
Somerset -1 27 £411 -3.24% 5
Dorset -9 13 £444 +1.43% 3
Cornwall -1 1 £513 +46.43%
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 135 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (28.50%) Finance
3 99 (24.32%) Security Cleared
4 65 (15.97%) Project Management
5 58 (14.25%) SC Cleared
6 52 (12.78%) PRINCE2
7 45 (11.06%) Public Sector
8 43 (10.57%) DV Cleared
9 42 (10.32%) Project Delivery
10 36 (8.85%) ITIL
10 36 (8.85%) Microsoft
11 32 (7.86%) Scrum
12 31 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
13 30 (7.37%) JIRA
14 29 (7.13%) C
15 27 (6.63%) Windows
16 26 (6.39%) SQL
16 26 (6.39%) Risk Management
16 26 (6.39%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (5.90%) E-Commerce
18 23 (5.65%) Change Management
18 23 (5.65%) Retail
18 23 (5.65%) Azure
18 23 (5.65%) DevOps
18 23 (5.65%) User Experience
18 23 (5.65%) PMO
19 22 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
19 22 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (5.41%) AWS
20 21 (5.16%) User Stories

Stakeholder Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.21%) CMS
3 6 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.47%) Confluence
4 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.49%) Apache
6 2 (0.49%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.49%) WordPress
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Liferay
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.49%) Figma
7 2 (0.49%) Sketch
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (1.23%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.49%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.49%) Minerva
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) Actimize
5 1 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) Primavera
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.65%) Azure
2 22 (5.41%) AWS
3 11 (2.70%) Office 365
4 7 (1.72%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.47%) GCP
6 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.23%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.23%) SaaS
7 4 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.98%) IaaS
7 4 (0.98%) PaaS
7 4 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.49%) Apigee
8 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.49%) Serverless
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) G Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) Firewall
2 9 (2.21%) LAN
3 7 (1.72%) WAN
4 5 (1.23%) Skype
5 4 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.98%) VPN
5 4 (0.98%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.74%) DHCP
6 3 (0.74%) DMZ
6 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.49%) BGP
7 2 (0.49%) DNS
7 2 (0.49%) Intranet
7 2 (0.49%) Network Security
7 2 (0.49%) OSPF
7 2 (0.49%) PBX
7 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.72%) Power BI
3 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.74%) Big Data
6 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.74%) HBase
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.49%) MS Access
7 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) QlikView
8 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.37%) JIRA
2 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.49%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (0.49%) Maven
4 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.49%) Selenium
4 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.25%) TestRail
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 116 (28.50%) Finance
2 45 (11.06%) Public Sector
3 23 (5.65%) Retail
4 17 (4.18%) Legal
5 16 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.44%) Banking
6 14 (3.44%) Military
7 10 (2.46%) Law
8 9 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.97%) Marketing
10 5 (1.23%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.23%) Electronics
10 5 (1.23%) Local Government
11 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.74%) Automotive
13 2 (0.49%) Billing
13 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (24.08%) Analyst
2 81 (19.90%) Project Manager
3 71 (17.44%) Business Analyst
4 35 (8.60%) Architect
5 23 (5.65%) IT Manager
6 19 (4.67%) Consultant
7 18 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
9 14 (3.44%) Developer
10 13 (3.19%) Change Manager
11 12 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.70%) Business Change Manager
12 11 (2.70%) Project Officer
13 10 (2.46%) Business Manager
13 10 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.46%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (2.46%) Service Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Data Analyst
14 9 (2.21%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.72%) .NET
1 7 (1.72%) CSS
2 6 (1.47%) .NET Core
3 5 (1.23%) HTML
3 5 (1.23%) Kafka
4 4 (0.98%) SailPoint
5 3 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.74%) Web Services
6 2 (0.49%) Ajax
6 2 (0.49%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.49%) jQuery
6 2 (0.49%) LESS
6 2 (0.49%) Redux
6 2 (0.49%) Sass
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
7 1 (0.25%) JFC
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.65%) User Experience
2 20 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.97%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.47%) Cloud Native
6 6 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.23%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.23%) PKI
7 5 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.98%) Robotics
9 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.74%) NHS
10 2 (0.49%) CMDB
10 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.49%) Social Media
10 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.63%) Windows
2 16 (3.93%) Linux
3 11 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.98%) Debian
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) CentOS
6 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.49%) pSOS
8 1 (0.25%) Unix
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.97%) Project Management
3 52 (12.78%) PRINCE2
4 42 (10.32%) Project Delivery
5 36 (8.85%) ITIL
6 32 (7.86%) Scrum
7 26 (6.39%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (6.39%) Risk Management
8 24 (5.90%) E-Commerce
9 23 (5.65%) Change Management
9 23 (5.65%) DevOps
10 22 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
10 22 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (5.16%) User Stories
12 20 (4.91%) CRM
12 20 (4.91%) Waterfall
13 19 (4.67%) Migration
14 18 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (4.42%) Project Planning
14 18 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.13%) C
2 26 (6.39%) SQL
3 13 (3.19%) Java
4 10 (2.46%) VB
5 8 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.47%) C#
7 5 (1.23%) Python
8 4 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.74%) Scala
10 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 58 (14.25%) SC Cleared
3 43 (10.57%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.97%) CISSP
5 8 (1.97%) IIBA
5 8 (1.97%) ISEB
6 7 (1.72%) PMP
7 6 (1.47%) APMP
7 6 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (0.98%) Degree
10 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.74%) MCSE
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.74%) RHCE
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.65%) PMO
2 8 (1.97%) GDPR
3 5 (1.23%) QA
4 4 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) SLA
6 2 (0.49%) WCAG
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.23%) Docker
3 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.98%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.49%) HDFS
6 2 (0.49%) NDS
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.97%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 8 (1.97%) SCCM
3 7 (1.72%) Ansible
4 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.23%) SCOM
5 4 (0.98%) Nessus
5 4 (0.98%) Puppet
5 4 (0.98%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.98%) WSUS
6 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.74%) yum
7 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.49%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.91%) SAP
3 12 (2.95%) Oracle
3 12 (2.95%) VMware
4 11 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.46%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.46%) Cisco
6 9 (2.21%) Adobe
6 9 (2.21%) McAfee
7 8 (1.97%) Juniper
7 8 (1.97%) NetIQ
8 7 (1.72%) Remedy
9 6 (1.47%) Google
9 6 (1.47%) hybris
9 6 (1.47%) Sparx
10 5 (1.23%) BiZZdesign
10 5 (1.23%) CA
10 5 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.23%) Virgin Media