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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 191 197
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 615 734 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.38% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.66% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 532 463
Median daily rate £467 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.85% +5.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.57% -41.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £18.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £27.57 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +47.05% -36.25%  

Stakeholder Engagement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Stakeholder Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Stakeholder Engagement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in the UK

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 573 £475 +5.55% 91
London -41 262 £500 +5.26% 42
South East +48 107 £438 +2.94% 17
South West +1 48 £400 -8.04% 5
North West +2 39 £450 +2.27% 5
City of London -27 37 £488 +5.40% 10
West Midlands +1 36 £425 - 5
Berkshire +34 33 £438 -10.25% 2
East of England +1 33 £456 -3.94% 5
Yorkshire +7 24 £510 +13.30% 9
Wiltshire +9 23 £400 +6.66%
Scotland +32 19 £450 +28.57% 2
Birmingham +22 18 £438 +32.57%
Hampshire +15 17 £400 -13.04% 1
Leeds +20 16 £535 +22.89% 3
West Yorkshire +7 16 £535 +25.79% 6
Wales +9 15 £344 -14.12% 2
South Wales +8 15 £344 -1.85% 2
Surrey +6 14 £463 +23.33% 5
Manchester 0 14 £425 -3.40% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 14 £475 +18.75% 4
Merseyside +4 13 £450 +7.14%
Hertfordshire +1 12 £475 +22.58% 2
Milton Keynes -18 12 £475 +18.75% 2
Cardiff +10 11 £344 -1.85% 1
East Midlands -18 11 £431 -15.85% 2
Watford +3 10 £475 -
Bristol -1 10 £463 +29.82%
West Sussex +20 9 £441 -7.10%
Glasgow +16 9 £485 +36.14%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 325 (27.02%) Finance
2 298 (24.77%) Project Management
3 275 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 166 (13.80%) PRINCE2
6 125 (10.39%) Change Management
7 121 (10.06%) Security Cleared
7 121 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
8 114 (9.48%) Business Analysis
9 110 (9.14%) PMO
10 108 (8.98%) Retail
11 93 (7.73%) Banking
12 87 (7.23%) Migration
13 83 (6.90%) SC Cleared
14 81 (6.73%) Programme Management
15 78 (6.48%) Microsoft
16 75 (6.23%) ITIL
17 73 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
18 71 (5.90%) SharePoint
18 71 (5.90%) SAP
19 70 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
20 68 (5.65%) Degree
21 66 (5.49%) ERP
21 66 (5.49%) Scrum
22 63 (5.24%) SQL
23 59 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
24 57 (4.74%) Oracle
25 55 (4.57%) Service Delivery
26 53 (4.41%) Telecoms
26 53 (4.41%) Marketing

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 71 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.16%) Confluence
3 13 (1.08%) SAS
4 12 (1.00%) CMS
5 9 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.42%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.25%) IIS
8 3 (0.25%) Moodle
9 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.17%) Drupal
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.083%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.083%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.083%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (4.32%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (4.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (4.07%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.25%) Stata
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
10 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.08%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.25%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.25%) Primavera
8 3 (0.25%) SAP MDG
8 3 (0.25%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.08%) SaaS
2 22 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.33%) IaaS
5 13 (1.08%) PaaS
6 12 (1.00%) Office 365
7 9 (0.75%) Oracle CX
7 9 (0.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 6 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.25%) GitHub
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.17%) G Suite
10 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.17%) Taleo
10 2 (0.17%) Yammer
11 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.083%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.083%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.25%) Intranet
2 12 (1.00%) Firewall
3 11 (0.91%) WAN
4 9 (0.75%) IPsec
4 9 (0.75%) LAN
4 9 (0.75%) SSL
5 8 (0.67%) Network Security
6 7 (0.58%) 4G
6 7 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.50%) Internet
7 6 (0.50%) LTE
7 6 (0.50%) WLAN
8 4 (0.33%) 2G
8 4 (0.33%) 3G
8 4 (0.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (0.33%) MVNO
8 4 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.33%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.33%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.41%) Big Data
4 16 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.67%) QlikView
7 7 (0.58%) Riak
8 5 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
8 5 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.33%) Power BI
9 4 (0.33%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.91%) JIRA
2 5 (0.42%) JMeter
2 5 (0.42%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.25%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.25%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.17%) Selenium
5 2 (0.17%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.083%) Grunt
6 1 (0.083%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.083%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.083%) Subversion
6 1 (0.083%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.083%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.083%) Toad
6 1 (0.083%) Visual Studio
General
1 325 (27.02%) Finance
2 108 (8.98%) Retail
3 93 (7.73%) Banking
4 53 (4.41%) Marketing
4 53 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.33%) Law
6 36 (2.99%) Legal
7 30 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.83%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.25%) Front Office
11 14 (1.16%) Back Office
11 14 (1.16%) Electronics
11 14 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.75%) Automotive
12 9 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.75%) Publishing
13 8 (0.67%) Local Government
14 6 (0.50%) Games
15 4 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 295 (24.52%) Analyst
2 257 (21.36%) Project Manager
3 176 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 111 (9.23%) Architect
5 63 (5.24%) Programme Manager
6 49 (4.07%) Consultant
7 45 (3.74%) IT Manager
8 38 (3.16%) Developer
9 34 (2.83%) IT Analyst
10 32 (2.66%) Senior Manager
10 32 (2.66%) Service Manager
11 30 (2.49%) Change Manager
11 30 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 27 (2.24%) PMO Analyst
14 26 (2.16%) Delivery Manager
15 24 (2.00%) Data Analyst
15 24 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
15 24 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (1.66%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.25%) Web Services
2 14 (1.16%) .NET
3 10 (0.83%) HTML
4 8 (0.67%) CSS
4 8 (0.67%) Flask
5 7 (0.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (0.58%) JSON
5 7 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.42%) Middleware
6 5 (0.42%) SAPUI5
6 5 (0.42%) SOAP
6 5 (0.42%) Spring
7 4 (0.33%) Ajax
7 4 (0.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.33%) HTML5
7 4 (0.33%) REST
7 4 (0.33%) Struts
7 4 (0.33%) XML
8 3 (0.25%) Node.js
8 3 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.41%) NHS
5 30 (2.49%) User Experience
6 14 (1.16%) FMCG
6 14 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 11 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (0.83%) Derivative
8 10 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 9 (0.75%) Fixed Income
9 9 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.67%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.58%) EPoS
11 7 (0.58%) Equities
11 7 (0.58%) Life Science
12 6 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (1.66%) Windows
2 10 (0.83%) Unix
3 6 (0.50%) Linux
4 5 (0.42%) Android
4 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.25%) CentOS
7 2 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.083%) Solaris
8 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.083%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (24.77%) Project Management
2 275 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (13.80%) PRINCE2
5 125 (10.39%) Change Management
6 114 (9.48%) Business Analysis
7 87 (7.23%) Migration
8 81 (6.73%) Programme Management
9 75 (6.23%) ITIL
10 70 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (5.49%) ERP
11 66 (5.49%) Scrum
12 55 (4.57%) Service Delivery
13 53 (4.41%) Change Control
13 53 (4.41%) User Stories
14 50 (4.16%) Data Analysis
14 50 (4.16%) Service Management
15 48 (3.99%) Analytics
16 46 (3.82%) Risk Management
17 45 (3.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.24%) SQL
2 25 (2.08%) Java
3 23 (1.91%) C
4 16 (1.33%) C#
5 14 (1.16%) Python
6 13 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.75%) VBA
8 7 (0.58%) VB
9 6 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.33%) PHP
10 4 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.25%) ABAP
11 3 (0.25%) VB6
12 2 (0.17%) JCL
12 2 (0.17%) R
13 1 (0.083%) Perl
13 1 (0.083%) Ruby
13 1 (0.083%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.083%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.083%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 68 (5.65%) Degree
4 29 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.33%) PMP
9 15 (1.25%) ISEB
10 11 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.75%) APMP
12 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.50%) CISM
13 6 (0.50%) CISSP
13 6 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
15 4 (0.33%) HNC
15 4 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.33%) MBA
15 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (9.14%) PMO
2 34 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 33 (2.74%) QA
4 17 (1.41%) MiFID
5 13 (1.08%) IFRS
6 12 (1.00%) GDPR
7 11 (0.91%) IFRS 9
7 11 (0.91%) SLA
8 10 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.75%) PMBOK
10 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.42%) FATCA
11 5 (0.42%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.33%) COBIT
12 4 (0.33%) P3O
13 3 (0.25%) HL7
13 3 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.17%) GMP
14 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 19 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.50%) Docker
3 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) Firmware
5 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.083%) XenApp
5 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.58%) Ansible
2 6 (0.50%) Terraform
3 5 (0.42%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.33%) SCCM
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.25%) PowerCLI
5 3 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.083%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.083%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.083%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 78 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 71 (5.90%) SAP
3 57 (4.74%) Oracle
4 15 (1.25%) IBM
5 14 (1.16%) Adobe
6 12 (1.00%) Remedy
6 12 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (0.91%) Cognos
8 10 (0.83%) Kronos
9 8 (0.67%) Workday
10 7 (0.58%) Tableau
11 6 (0.50%) Cisco
11 6 (0.50%) VMware
12 5 (0.42%) BMC
12 5 (0.42%) HP
12 5 (0.42%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.33%) Google
13 4 (0.33%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.33%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.33%) Splunk
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Rate: Competitive daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Agile Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Norton Blake
Rate: From £475 to £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 Per Day Ltd Co basis
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Gibbs
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 26 days ago