Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Stakeholder Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 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 Management
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 2,204 6,323 7,542
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.26% 6.94% 7.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 7.99% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,462 4,290 5,169
Median daily rate £488 £485 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +5.43% +2.22%
10th Percentile £331 £330 £322
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 74 53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.96% -21.41%
10th Percentile £16.04 £16.08 £14.53
90th Percentile £50.00 £60.00 £53.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -35.63%

Stakeholder 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 30,291 79,125 89,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.00% 86.80% 86.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,915 52,006 58,789
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,099 2,290 2,390
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £21.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +14.66% -10.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.80 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -18.37%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management.

Daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stakeholder Management.

Hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 -4 1,965 £488 -0.51% 282
UK excluding London 0 1,185 £450 - 200
London -16 867 £550 +4.76% 107
South East +8 384 £471 +2.45% 52
Work from Home +4 249 £495 -1.00% 39
North of England -13 217 £450 - 43
Midlands +3 181 £425 -10.53% 36
South West +6 178 £480 +6.67% 25
West Midlands +2 121 £432 -9.05% 22
North West -5 119 £450 - 31
Scotland -11 100 £450 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire -12 91 £450 - 10
East of England -17 83 £450 -7.69% 18
East Midlands +10 59 £400 -5.88% 13
Wales +6 37 £475 -5.00% 6
North East -12 7 £340 -26.59% 2
Northern Ireland +13 6 £562 +73.00% 2

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder 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 Management.

1 673 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 533 (24.18%) Finance
3 436 (19.78%) Project Management
4 308 (13.97%) Security Cleared
5 263 (11.93%) Public Sector
6 251 (11.39%) SC Cleared
7 222 (10.07%) Project Delivery
8 221 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
9 219 (9.94%) Microsoft
10 215 (9.75%) Azure
11 211 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
12 196 (8.89%) Change Management
13 188 (8.53%) PRINCE2
14 177 (8.03%) SAP
15 175 (7.94%) Migration
16 172 (7.80%) Risk Management
17 166 (7.53%) Scrum
18 160 (7.26%) Business Analysis
19 154 (6.99%) Decision-Making
20 153 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
21 148 (6.72%) DevOps
22 139 (6.31%) ITIL
22 139 (6.31%) Requirements Gathering
23 138 (6.26%) Analytics
24 133 (6.03%) SQL
25 126 (5.72%) AWS
26 124 (5.63%) Banking
27 122 (5.54%) Degree
28 121 (5.49%) Java
29 110 (4.99%) Telecoms

Stakeholder 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 72 (3.27%) Confluence
2 47 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.45%) CMS
4 19 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 13 (0.59%) Apache
7 12 (0.54%) JBoss
8 11 (0.50%) SAS
9 9 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
10 8 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
11 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.32%) WordPress
12 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.23%) Anypoint
13 5 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.23%) Mule
14 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 91 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
3 71 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
4 51 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.14%) InVision
7 3 (0.14%) Sketch
8 2 (0.091%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.091%) LibreOffice
8 2 (0.091%) Simulink
9 1 (0.045%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.045%) Maya
9 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.045%) SPSS
9 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 70 (3.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.32%) SAP PLM
5 7 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
7 5 (0.23%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.18%) Magento
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.18%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 215 (9.75%) Azure
2 126 (5.72%) AWS
3 85 (3.86%) Power Platform
4 56 (2.54%) Office 365
5 37 (1.68%) GCP
6 33 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (1.18%) SaaS
8 24 (1.09%) PaaS
9 19 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (0.82%) IaaS
11 12 (0.54%) Boomi
12 9 (0.41%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.41%) PowerApps
13 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.32%) GitHub
14 7 (0.32%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.32%) Oracle CX
15 6 (0.27%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.18%) Firewall
2 24 (1.09%) WAN
3 21 (0.95%) LAN
4 14 (0.64%) DNS
4 14 (0.64%) Skype
5 13 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (0.50%) Internet
6 11 (0.50%) Network Security
6 11 (0.50%) Wireless
7 10 (0.45%) SAN
7 10 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.41%) DHCP
8 9 (0.41%) HTTP
9 8 (0.36%) VPN
10 7 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.27%) 4G
11 6 (0.27%) 5G
11 6 (0.27%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.23%) Intranet
12 5 (0.23%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (3.54%) Power BI
2 61 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (2.09%) Big Data
4 44 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 22 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 21 (0.95%) Data Lake
7 20 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 17 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 16 (0.73%) SAP BW
9 16 (0.73%) SAP HANA
10 14 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.59%) OLAP
12 12 (0.54%) Apache Hive
12 12 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
14 9 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (0.41%) MySQL
15 8 (0.36%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 95 (4.31%) JIRA
2 28 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.64%) JMeter
5 13 (0.59%) Selenium
6 10 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 10 (0.45%) Maven
7 9 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.32%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.32%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.27%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.23%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.23%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.18%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.18%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.18%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 533 (24.18%) Finance
2 263 (11.93%) Public Sector
3 124 (5.63%) Banking
4 110 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 91 (4.13%) Marketing
6 88 (3.99%) Retail
7 48 (2.18%) Law
7 48 (2.18%) Legal
8 38 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (0.91%) Front Office
10 20 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.82%) Electronics
12 16 (0.73%) Back Office
13 15 (0.68%) Billing
14 13 (0.59%) Advertising
14 13 (0.59%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.54%) Local Government
16 11 (0.50%) Military
17 10 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 440 (19.96%) Project Manager
2 390 (17.70%) Analyst
3 284 (12.89%) Business Analyst
4 266 (12.07%) Architect
5 131 (5.94%) Consultant
6 85 (3.86%) Developer
7 77 (3.49%) IT Manager
8 75 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
9 67 (3.04%) Delivery Manager
10 66 (2.99%) Senior Manager
11 64 (2.90%) Programme Manager
12 58 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
13 57 (2.59%) Change Manager
14 51 (2.31%) Business Manager
15 45 (2.04%) SAP Consultant
16 43 (1.95%) Technical Architect
17 42 (1.91%) Senior Project Manager
18 38 (1.72%) Technical Analyst
19 35 (1.59%) Digital Project Manager
19 35 (1.59%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.54%) Web Services
2 29 (1.32%) Middleware
3 28 (1.27%) XML
4 25 (1.13%) HTML
5 23 (1.04%) .NET
5 23 (1.04%) CSS
5 23 (1.04%) SOAP
6 19 (0.86%) AngularJS
6 19 (0.86%) REST
6 19 (0.86%) RESTful
7 17 (0.77%) Node.js
8 16 (0.73%) JSON
8 16 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (0.73%) Spring
9 14 (0.64%) React
10 12 (0.54%) Kafka
11 11 (0.50%) SailPoint
12 10 (0.45%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.41%) Velocity
14 8 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 79 (3.58%) User Experience
4 50 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 40 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 29 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 27 (1.23%) NHS
8 25 (1.13%) FMCG
8 25 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 15 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
12 13 (0.59%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.54%) Learning Management System
13 12 (0.54%) PMI
14 11 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.50%) Taxonomies
15 10 (0.45%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 88 (3.99%) Windows
2 38 (1.72%) Unix
3 29 (1.32%) Linux
4 26 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 17 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.54%) VMS
7 10 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.27%) Android
9 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.18%) AIX
10 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.091%) CentOS
12 2 (0.091%) Debian
12 2 (0.091%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.045%) pSOS
13 1 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (19.78%) Project Management
3 222 (10.07%) Project Delivery
4 221 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
5 196 (8.89%) Change Management
6 188 (8.53%) PRINCE2
7 175 (7.94%) Migration
8 172 (7.80%) Risk Management
9 166 (7.53%) Scrum
10 160 (7.26%) Business Analysis
11 154 (6.99%) Decision-Making
12 153 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
13 148 (6.72%) DevOps
14 139 (6.31%) ITIL
14 139 (6.31%) Requirements Gathering
15 138 (6.26%) Analytics
16 109 (4.95%) Waterfall
17 101 (4.58%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
18 99 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 94 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (6.03%) SQL
2 121 (5.49%) Java
3 54 (2.45%) Python
4 36 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 35 (1.59%) C
6 27 (1.23%) C#
7 25 (1.13%) PowerShell
8 12 (0.54%) C++
8 12 (0.54%) Scala
8 12 (0.54%) VBA
9 11 (0.50%) Objective-C
10 9 (0.41%) Apple Swift
11 8 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (0.32%) R
13 6 (0.27%) ABAP
13 6 (0.27%) Kotlin
13 6 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.27%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 308 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 251 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 122 (5.54%) Degree
4 56 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 33 (1.50%) PMP
7 27 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 23 (1.04%) CISSP
10 20 (0.91%) ISEB
11 19 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (0.77%) CISM
12 17 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (0.50%) APMP
15 9 (0.41%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.41%) MCSE
16 8 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
16 8 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
17 7 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.13%) PMO
2 51 (2.31%) QA
3 24 (1.09%) GDPR
4 23 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.86%) SLA
7 11 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.41%) NIST
9 8 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (0.32%) COBIT
10 7 (0.32%) IFRS
11 6 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.18%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.18%) MiFID
12 4 (0.18%) NCSC
13 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.14%) P3O
14 2 (0.091%) EMIR
System Software
1 49 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.91%) Docker
3 15 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.45%) vSphere
5 7 (0.32%) NFS
6 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.27%) XenApp
7 4 (0.18%) HDFS
7 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.091%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.091%) vCloud
10 1 (0.045%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.045%) Firmware
10 1 (0.045%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.045%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.045%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (0.95%) Ansible
2 19 (0.86%) Kubernetes
3 17 (0.77%) Terraform
4 12 (0.54%) Puppet
5 11 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.36%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.32%) SCCM
8 5 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.14%) vRealize
10 2 (0.091%) Aspera SmartTrack
10 2 (0.091%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.091%) FlexNet
10 2 (0.091%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.091%) Kibana
10 2 (0.091%) Oozie
10 2 (0.091%) Packer
10 2 (0.091%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 219 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 177 (8.03%) SAP
3 106 (4.81%) Oracle
4 63 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (1.63%) ServiceNow
6 31 (1.41%) Cisco
7 28 (1.27%) Google
8 24 (1.09%) Tableau
8 24 (1.09%) VMware
9 22 (1.00%) MuleSoft
10 21 (0.95%) webMethods
11 20 (0.91%) IBM
12 19 (0.86%) Ariba
12 19 (0.86%) Red Hat
13 18 (0.82%) Adobe
14 17 (0.77%) Dell
15 15 (0.68%) CheckPoint
15 15 (0.68%) Citrix
16 14 (0.64%) Talend
17 13 (0.59%) Cloudera