Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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 Engagement
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 227 208
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +12
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 1329 1201 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.14% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.36% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 861 971
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% -4.00%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £252
90th Percentile £625 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.42 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.08% -5.27% -40.00%
10th Percentile £11.38 £21.53 £20.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £43.80 £39.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -44.74% +26.67% +33.33%

Stakeholder Engagement 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 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Stakeholder Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Stakeholder Engagement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
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 Engagement within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +22 1229 £469 +4.11% 83
UK excluding London +70 772 £450 +9.09% 49
London -32 538 £475 - 41
South East +32 206 £473 +14.41% 6
North of England +73 186 £450 +5.88% 17
Midlands +42 142 £425 +6.25% 11
West Midlands +41 110 £425 +16.44% 7
Yorkshire +69 100 £450 +12.50% 11
South West +21 99 £431 +1.47% 1
Scotland +24 71 £375 +11.11% 7
North West +9 53 £435 -0.57% 6
East of England +19 51 £463 - 7
North East +74 33 £438 -2.78%
East Midlands -1 30 £430 -4.44% 4
Wales +19 20 £395 -1.25%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement.

1 372 (27.99%) Finance
2 339 (25.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 326 (24.53%) Project Management
4 301 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (12.11%) Change Management
6 141 (10.61%) PRINCE2
7 136 (10.23%) Security Cleared
8 134 (10.08%) PMO
9 130 (9.78%) Business Analysis
10 118 (8.88%) Microsoft
11 110 (8.28%) Banking
12 106 (7.98%) SC Cleared
12 106 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
13 90 (6.77%) Migration
14 78 (5.87%) SharePoint
14 78 (5.87%) Degree
15 74 (5.57%) Programme Management
16 69 (5.19%) Scrum
17 67 (5.04%) ERP
18 66 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
19 65 (4.89%) Management Information System
19 65 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
20 64 (4.82%) Waterfall
21 63 (4.74%) CRM
21 63 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
22 61 (4.59%) Service Delivery
22 61 (4.59%) Collaborative Working
23 60 (4.51%) Risk Management
24 59 (4.44%) User Stories
25 58 (4.36%) Analytics

Stakeholder Engagement
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 78 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.43%) CMS
3 13 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.83%) Confluence
5 9 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.30%) SAS
6 4 (0.30%) WordPress
7 3 (0.23%) Apache
7 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.15%) Drupal
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.075%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.075%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.075%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.075%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (4.36%) Microsoft Project
3 46 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.30%) InDesign
7 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.075%) InVision
8 1 (0.075%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) SAP CO
2 8 (0.60%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.38%) Primavera
5 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.15%) BPCS
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) HFM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.54%) Office 365
2 35 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.90%) SaaS
5 9 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.60%) Yammer
7 7 (0.53%) GitHub
8 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.30%) IaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Akamai
10 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.23%) Taleo
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.075%) Heroku
12 1 (0.075%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.96%) Intranet
1 26 (1.96%) SMS
2 12 (0.90%) Internet
3 9 (0.68%) Firewall
4 8 (0.60%) Skype
5 4 (0.30%) 3G
5 4 (0.30%) Network Security
6 3 (0.23%) VPN
7 2 (0.15%) BGP
7 2 (0.15%) Broadband
7 2 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) MPLS
7 2 (0.15%) MRTG
7 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.075%) 4G
8 1 (0.075%) LTE
8 1 (0.075%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.075%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.075%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.075%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (1.88%) Big Data
3 18 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 11 (0.83%) Power BI
5 10 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.38%) QlikView
8 5 (0.38%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.30%) Maltego
10 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.23%) MySQL
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (1.81%) JIRA
2 9 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.23%) MSTest
6 3 (0.23%) NUnit
6 3 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.075%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.075%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.075%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.075%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.075%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 372 (27.99%) Finance
2 110 (8.28%) Banking
3 58 (4.36%) Retail
4 50 (3.76%) Legal
5 43 (3.24%) Marketing
6 37 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 24 (1.81%) Law
10 15 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.90%) Front Office
13 10 (0.75%) Automotive
13 10 (0.75%) Electronics
13 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.75%) Local Government
14 6 (0.45%) Advertising
14 6 (0.45%) Military
15 5 (0.38%) Publishing
16 4 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 327 (24.60%) Project Manager
2 326 (24.53%) Analyst
3 212 (15.95%) Business Analyst
4 78 (5.87%) Architect
5 54 (4.06%) Consultant
6 53 (3.99%) Senior Manager
7 49 (3.69%) Change Manager
8 42 (3.16%) Programme Manager
9 39 (2.93%) IT Manager
10 37 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
10 37 (2.78%) Product Manager
10 37 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (2.71%) Designer
11 36 (2.71%) Developer
12 30 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
12 30 (2.26%) Senior Project Manager
13 29 (2.18%) Business Manager
14 26 (1.96%) Transformation Manager
15 25 (1.88%) IT Project Manager
16 22 (1.66%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.96%) HTML
2 24 (1.81%) CSS
3 18 (1.35%) .NET
4 16 (1.20%) Web Services
5 12 (0.90%) Node.js
6 11 (0.83%) REST
7 10 (0.75%) Kafka
8 8 (0.60%) XML
9 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.45%) Middleware
10 5 (0.38%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.38%) HTML5
10 5 (0.38%) JFC
11 4 (0.30%) jQuery
12 3 (0.23%) JSON
12 3 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.23%) React
13 2 (0.15%) Ajax
13 2 (0.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.84%) User Experience
4 34 (2.56%) NHS
5 22 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.58%) FMCG
6 21 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 13 (0.98%) Social Media
8 11 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 10 (0.75%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.68%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.60%) Derivative
11 8 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.53%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.53%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.53%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.45%) Equities
14 5 (0.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.33%) Windows
2 14 (1.05%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.45%) Android
4 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.38%) Linux
5 4 (0.30%) Kali Linux
5 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.23%) Unix
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.15%) AIX
7 2 (0.15%) Solaris
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.075%) CentOS
8 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (25.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 326 (24.53%) Project Management
3 301 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (12.11%) Change Management
5 141 (10.61%) PRINCE2
6 130 (9.78%) Business Analysis
7 90 (6.77%) Migration
8 74 (5.57%) Programme Management
9 69 (5.19%) Scrum
10 67 (5.04%) ERP
11 65 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 64 (4.82%) Waterfall
13 63 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (4.74%) CRM
14 61 (4.59%) Collaborative Working
14 61 (4.59%) Service Delivery
15 60 (4.51%) Risk Management
16 59 (4.44%) User Stories
17 58 (4.36%) Analytics
18 57 (4.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (3.61%) SQL
2 22 (1.66%) JavaScript
3 18 (1.35%) Java
4 17 (1.28%) C
5 14 (1.05%) C#
6 6 (0.45%) Python
7 4 (0.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.23%) VB
9 2 (0.15%) C++
9 2 (0.15%) R
9 2 (0.15%) VBA
10 1 (0.075%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.075%) COBOL
10 1 (0.075%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.075%) PHP
10 1 (0.075%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.075%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.075%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.075%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.87%) Degree
4 27 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 24 (1.81%) CISSP
7 22 (1.66%) CISM
8 17 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (0.90%) PMP
10 11 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.83%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.60%) CEH
12 8 (0.60%) ISEB
13 7 (0.53%) CRISC
14 5 (0.38%) CISA
14 5 (0.38%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.38%) MBA
15 4 (0.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (10.08%) PMO
2 50 (3.76%) GDPR
3 42 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.81%) QA
5 19 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 16 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (1.05%) COBIT
9 13 (0.98%) MiFID
10 8 (0.60%) GxP
11 7 (0.53%) SLA
12 5 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.38%) IFRS
13 4 (0.30%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 3 (0.23%) PSD2
14 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (0.75%) Docker
2 9 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.075%) Firmware
5 1 (0.075%) HDFS
5 1 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.15%) Ansible
3 2 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.15%) Netcool
4 1 (0.075%) Ambari
4 1 (0.075%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.075%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.075%) Nagios
4 1 (0.075%) SCCM
4 1 (0.075%) Terraform
Vendors
1 118 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.21%) SAP
3 36 (2.71%) Oracle
4 31 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.35%) Workday
6 13 (0.98%) Google
7 12 (0.90%) IBM
7 12 (0.90%) Symantec
8 11 (0.83%) Adobe
9 8 (0.60%) Remedy
9 8 (0.60%) Tableau
10 7 (0.53%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.38%) Cisco
12 5 (0.38%) Twitter
13 4 (0.30%) NetApp
14 3 (0.23%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.23%) Citrix
14 3 (0.23%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.23%) VMware