Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 647 624
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 +70
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder and Relationship Management 260 190 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 112 187
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £331 £256 £303
90th Percentile £650 £638 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £19.53 £46.43 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.95% -9.84% -
10th Percentile £15.28 £46.43 £50.75
90th Percentile £23.57 £46.43 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.55 £46.43 £51.50
% change year-on-year -47.12% -9.84% -

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 86,403 77,085 88,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.76% 84.65% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,997 50,578 58,416
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,287 2,072 2,318
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.31 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +1.24% +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.53 £11.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.17 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -22.42% -3.70% +25.12%

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 27 May 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 14 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 27 May 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 +24 247 £463 +2.78% 41
UK excluding London +22 131 £400 -5.88% 29
London -29 125 £538 +13.16% 14
South East -6 46 £450 -11.11% 3
North of England +11 39 £388 -10.40% 8
Yorkshire +3 21 £388 -3.73% 5
North West -5 17 £438 -32.69% 3
South West +5 15 £366 +85.44% 5
Midlands -11 14 £365 -14.12% 4
Scotland -29 12 £335 -11.26% 2
East of England +8 9 £513 +13.76% 7
West Midlands -19 8 £140 -66.57% 3
East Midlands +2 6 £365 -23.16% 1
North East +9 4 £140 -56.76%

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 248 (95.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 96 (36.92%) Finance
3 92 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (31.92%) Project Management
5 41 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (14.23%) Degree
7 35 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 34 (13.08%) Change Management
9 33 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (11.92%) GDPR
10 31 (11.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (11.54%) ITIL
12 29 (11.15%) Management Information System
13 28 (10.77%) Risk Management
14 27 (10.38%) Business Analysis
15 23 (8.85%) Information Security
16 21 (8.08%) Banking
17 20 (7.69%) Analytics
18 19 (7.31%) Security Cleared
18 19 (7.31%) QA
18 19 (7.31%) Service Delivery
19 18 (6.92%) Microsoft
19 18 (6.92%) JIRA
19 18 (6.92%) Data Analysis
19 18 (6.92%) Agile Project Management
19 18 (6.92%) Decision-Making
20 17 (6.54%) Visualisation
20 17 (6.54%) Service Management
21 16 (6.15%) Data Management
22 15 (5.77%) GAP Analysis

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 (5.77%) Confluence
2 11 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.08%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.77%) Relativity
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Office 365
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) PaaS
3 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) SurveyMonkey
3 2 (0.77%) Trello
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Slack
4 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.38%) Taleo
4 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) SMS
2 3 (1.15%) Network Security
2 3 (1.15%) WAN
2 3 (1.15%) WebEx
2 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.77%) Intranet
3 2 (0.77%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.77%) VLAN
3 2 (0.77%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) LTE
4 1 (0.38%) MVNO
4 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.38%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.23%) Big Data
2 6 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.31%) Power BI
2 6 (2.31%) Qlik Sense
2 6 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.54%) MS Access
3 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.15%) GIS
5 2 (0.77%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.77%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 18 (6.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (36.92%) Finance
2 21 (8.08%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Legal
4 9 (3.46%) Law
4 9 (3.46%) Retail
4 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.92%) Japanese Language
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.15%) Military
9 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (25.77%) Project Manager
2 60 (23.08%) Analyst
3 33 (12.69%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (6.15%) IT Manager
6 15 (5.77%) Senior Manager
7 13 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 13 (5.00%) Architect
8 12 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
9 10 (3.85%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.08%) Incident Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Resilience Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Risk Manager
10 8 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (2.69%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (2.69%) Consultant
11 7 (2.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.69%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (2.69%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) CSS
1 5 (1.92%) HTML
2 3 (1.15%) .NET
2 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.15%) Velocity
3 2 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.23%) User Experience
4 10 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.69%) PMI
6 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.92%) NHS
7 5 (1.92%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.54%) CMDB
8 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.15%) Robotics
10 2 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.77%) Equities
10 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.77%) Social Media
11 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.00%) Windows
2 8 (3.08%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.54%) Linux
4 2 (0.77%) AIX
4 2 (0.77%) Solaris
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (95.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 92 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (31.92%) Project Management
4 35 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 34 (13.08%) Change Management
6 33 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (11.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (11.54%) ITIL
9 28 (10.77%) Risk Management
10 27 (10.38%) Business Analysis
11 23 (8.85%) Information Security
12 20 (7.69%) Analytics
13 19 (7.31%) Service Delivery
14 18 (6.92%) Agile Project Management
14 18 (6.92%) Data Analysis
14 18 (6.92%) Decision-Making
15 17 (6.54%) Service Management
15 17 (6.54%) Visualisation
16 16 (6.15%) Data Management
17 15 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.77%) SQL
2 3 (1.15%) Java
3 2 (0.77%) C
3 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (14.23%) Degree
2 19 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.46%) CISSP
4 9 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.69%) ISEB
6 7 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.31%) CISM
7 6 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.92%) PMP
9 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.15%) HND
10 2 (0.77%) CISA
10 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.92%) GDPR
2 19 (7.31%) QA
3 12 (4.62%) PMO
4 11 (4.23%) PCI DSS
5 10 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (2.69%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.54%) PSD2
8 2 (0.77%) COBIT
8 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.38%) GxP
9 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (6.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.00%) Progress
3 10 (3.85%) Tableau
4 8 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.69%) Oracle
5 7 (2.69%) SAP
6 4 (1.54%) Google
6 4 (1.54%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.54%) Workday
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco
8 2 (0.77%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.77%) IBM
8 2 (0.77%) VMware
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe
9 1 (0.38%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.38%) Casewise
9 1 (0.38%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.38%) Genesys
9 1 (0.38%) iManage