Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 673 659 601
Rank change year-on-year -14 -58 +137
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder and Relationship Management 226 200 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 132 224
UK median daily rate £438 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £288 £305
90th Percentile £645 £649 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -8.65% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
UK median hourly rate £19.53 £35.00 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.21% -32.04% -
10th Percentile £15.28 £35.00 £47.90
90th Percentile £23.57 £35.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.55 - £51.50

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 88,862 81,893 92,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.23% 85.55% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,641 53,667 60,922
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,390 2,076 2,301
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% +5.79% +8.60%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.34%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -14 215 £438 -4.89% 46
UK excluding London -2 133 £423 -8.65% 29
London -19 90 £475 +5.56% 20
North of England +19 52 £400 -14.80% 11
South East -21 37 £450 -13.25% 5
Yorkshire +15 33 £388 -10.20% 6
North West 0 19 £450 -10.00% 4
Midlands -1 16 £375 -16.67% 3
South West -16 14 £400 +9.59% 3
West Midlands -14 9 £283 -32.54% 2
Scotland -41 9 £270 -33.74% 2
East of England -11 8 £525 -4.55% 4
East Midlands -4 7 £375 -21.05% 1
North East -10 3 £140 -56.76% 1
Wales -12 1 £700 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 218 (96.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 104 (46.02%) Finance
3 82 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (24.78%) Project Management
5 31 (13.72%) Risk Management
5 31 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (12.39%) Change Management
7 26 (11.50%) Degree
8 25 (11.06%) Business Analysis
9 24 (10.62%) QA
10 23 (10.18%) PRINCE2
11 21 (9.29%) GAP Analysis
12 20 (8.85%) Banking
12 20 (8.85%) Decision-Making
13 19 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (8.41%) Waterfall
13 19 (8.41%) Management Information System
14 18 (7.96%) ITIL
14 18 (7.96%) Use Case
14 18 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (7.52%) Project Planning
15 17 (7.52%) Telecoms
16 16 (7.08%) Legal
16 16 (7.08%) Microsoft
16 16 (7.08%) Scrum
16 16 (7.08%) Information Security
16 16 (7.08%) Translating Business Requirements
17 15 (6.64%) GDPR
17 15 (6.64%) Service Management
18 14 (6.19%) Incident Management

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 12 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (4.42%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.98%) Office 365
2 6 (2.65%) Trello
3 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.21%) Slack
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.33%) Network Security
3 3 (1.33%) SMS
3 3 (1.33%) WebEx
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
4 2 (0.88%) LTE
5 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) MVNO
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
5 1 (0.44%) VoWiFi
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) Big Data
1 7 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.33%) MS Access
5 2 (0.88%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.88%) DB2
5 2 (0.88%) GIS
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) Impala
6 1 (0.44%) Power BI
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (46.02%) Finance
2 20 (8.85%) Banking
3 17 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 16 (7.08%) Legal
5 12 (5.31%) Marketing
6 10 (4.42%) Retail
7 9 (3.98%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.21%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (28.76%) Analyst
2 47 (20.80%) Project Manager
3 39 (17.26%) Business Analyst
4 17 (7.52%) IT Manager
5 12 (5.31%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (4.87%) Architect
7 10 (4.42%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 9 (3.98%) Commercial Manager
8 9 (3.98%) Vendor Manager
9 8 (3.54%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Client Services Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Consultant
10 7 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Incident Manager
10 7 (3.10%) IT Services Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Public Sector Business Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.65%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.65%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.21%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.88%) REST
3 2 (0.88%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.41%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.19%) User Experience
4 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.10%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.65%) NHS
6 6 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.77%) CMDB
8 3 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.33%) Social Media
9 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.88%) Equities
9 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
9 2 (0.88%) Robotics
10 1 (0.44%) Animation
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.42%) Windows
2 7 (3.10%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.33%) Linux
4 2 (0.88%) AIX
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (96.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 82 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.78%) Project Management
4 31 (13.72%) Risk Management
5 28 (12.39%) Change Management
6 25 (11.06%) Business Analysis
7 23 (10.18%) PRINCE2
8 21 (9.29%) GAP Analysis
9 20 (8.85%) Decision-Making
10 19 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.41%) Waterfall
11 18 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (7.96%) ITIL
11 18 (7.96%) Use Case
12 17 (7.52%) Project Planning
13 16 (7.08%) Information Security
13 16 (7.08%) Scrum
13 16 (7.08%) Translating Business Requirements
14 15 (6.64%) Service Management
15 14 (6.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.42%) SQL
2 4 (1.77%) Java
3 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.44%) C
4 1 (0.44%) R
4 1 (0.44%) Ruby
4 1 (0.44%) VB
4 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (11.50%) Degree
2 10 (4.42%) CISSP
3 8 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.65%) CISM
5 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.21%) ACCA
6 5 (2.21%) CIMA
6 5 (2.21%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.21%) ISEB
7 3 (1.33%) APMP
7 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.33%) PMP
8 2 (0.88%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.44%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.62%) QA
2 15 (6.64%) GDPR
3 10 (4.42%) PMO
4 5 (2.21%) PSD2
5 2 (0.88%) COBIT
5 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.88%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) GxP
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (7.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.98%) Oracle
2 9 (3.98%) ServiceNow
3 7 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.65%) SAP
5 4 (1.77%) Google
5 4 (1.77%) Progress
6 3 (1.33%) Tableau
6 3 (1.33%) Workday
7 2 (0.88%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.44%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.44%) iManage
8 1 (0.44%) Informatica