Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Stakeholder and Relationship Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder and Relationship Management over the 6 months to 12 November 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 and Relationship Management
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 683 648
Rank change year-on-year -19 -35 +37
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder and Relationship Management 190 206 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 145 193
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £301
90th Percentile £628 £638 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
UK median hourly rate - £23.00 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.25 £51.50
% change year-on-year - -60.68% -

Stakeholder and Relationship 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,793 86,888 90,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.76% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,734 57,736 59,329
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,323 2,092 2,466
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.70 £48.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £24.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -10.94% +4.70% +1.88%

Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Stakeholder and Relationship Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder and Relationship Management in the UK

Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder and Relationship Management in the UK

Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder and Relationship Management over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder and Relationship Management in the UK

Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder and Relationship Management in the UK

Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder and Relationship Management within the UK over the 6 months to 12 November 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
England +9 182 £425 -5.56% 58
UK excluding London -2 131 £425 -8.11% 48
North of England +20 59 £425 -10.67% 15
London -14 59 £436 -3.06% 16
Yorkshire +21 36 £425 -1.51% 14
South East -18 36 £438 -16.67% 6
North West -6 23 £450 -15.89% 1
Midlands -5 16 £375 -3.23% 6
West Midlands -20 10 £315 -25.88% 2
South West -29 10 £375 +0.67% 7
East Midlands +15 6 £377 +7.57% 4
East of England +4 5 £525 -4.55% 8
Scotland -15 5 - - 6
North East +1 3 £140 -70.53%
Wales - 3 £475 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder and Relationship 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 with a requirement for Stakeholder and Relationship Management.

1 181 (95.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (37.37%) Finance
4 35 (18.42%) Project Management
4 35 (18.42%) Degree
5 34 (17.89%) Risk Management
6 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 24 (12.63%) Legal
8 23 (12.11%) QA
9 22 (11.58%) PRINCE2
10 21 (11.05%) Information Security
10 21 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.53%) CRM
12 19 (10.00%) Scrum
12 19 (10.00%) Telecoms
12 19 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (9.47%) Waterfall
13 18 (9.47%) Change Management
14 17 (8.95%) Analytics
14 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (8.95%) User Experience
14 17 (8.95%) Contract Management
15 16 (8.42%) Service Delivery
15 16 (8.42%) Project Planning
16 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis
16 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
16 15 (7.89%) CISSP
17 14 (7.37%) ERP
17 14 (7.37%) ITIL
17 14 (7.37%) Management Information System

Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.21%) Confluence
3 5 (2.63%) CMS
4 3 (1.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Office 365
2 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.21%) Trello
3 6 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (2.63%) Slack
5 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.05%) G Suite
6 2 (1.05%) Lucidchart
6 2 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Force.com
7 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (2.11%) Firewall
2 4 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) LTE
4 1 (0.53%) MPLS
4 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.53%) VLAN
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
4 1 (0.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.05%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 2 (1.05%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.53%) Impala
3 1 (0.53%) MS Access
3 1 (0.53%) Power BI
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (6.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.53%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.53%) TestPartner
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (37.37%) Finance
2 24 (12.63%) Legal
3 19 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.79%) Banking
4 11 (5.79%) Marketing
5 8 (4.21%) Retail
6 7 (3.68%) Law
7 3 (1.58%) Back Office
7 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (23.16%) Analyst
2 36 (18.95%) Project Manager
3 31 (16.32%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.42%) Vendor Manager
5 15 (7.89%) IT Manager
6 12 (6.32%) Architect
7 11 (5.79%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
8 10 (5.26%) Consultant
9 8 (4.21%) Senior Manager
9 8 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.68%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 7 (3.68%) IT Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) IT Services Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Security Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Telecoms Manager
11 6 (3.16%) Relationships Manager
12 5 (2.63%) Client Services Manager
12 5 (2.63%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) .NET
2 3 (1.58%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.05%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) REST
3 2 (1.05%) SOAP
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (8.95%) User Experience
2 14 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.74%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.21%) NHS
6 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.16%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.11%) PMI
8 4 (2.11%) Social Media
9 3 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.05%) Blog
10 2 (1.05%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) CMDB
11 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.79%) Windows
2 6 (3.16%) Linux
3 5 (2.63%) Unix
4 4 (2.11%) Solaris
4 4 (2.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (95.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (18.42%) Project Management
4 34 (17.89%) Risk Management
5 22 (11.58%) PRINCE2
6 21 (11.05%) Information Security
6 21 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.53%) CRM
8 19 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (10.00%) Scrum
9 18 (9.47%) Change Management
9 18 (9.47%) Waterfall
10 17 (8.95%) Analytics
10 17 (8.95%) Contract Management
11 16 (8.42%) Project Planning
11 16 (8.42%) Service Delivery
12 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.37%) ERP
13 14 (7.37%) ITIL
13 14 (7.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.26%) Java
2 4 (2.11%) SQL
3 3 (1.58%) Python
4 2 (1.05%) Ruby
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) R
5 1 (0.53%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (18.42%) Degree
2 15 (7.89%) CISSP
3 13 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.32%) CISM
4 12 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.26%) PMP
5 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (4.74%) CISA
7 6 (3.16%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.63%) ACCA
8 5 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.63%) CIMA
8 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.58%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.58%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.05%) CLAS
11 2 (1.05%) ISEB
11 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.11%) QA
2 9 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.68%) PMO
4 5 (2.63%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.58%) PMBOK
6 3 (1.58%) PSD2
7 2 (1.05%) GDPR
7 2 (1.05%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Ansible
1 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.53%) Mesos
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.16%) ServiceNow
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle
4 3 (1.58%) Google
5 2 (1.05%) Apple
5 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.05%) Citrix
5 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.05%) Tableau
5 2 (1.05%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco
6 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.53%) Dell
6 1 (0.53%) Hyland
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Workday