Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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 Management
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7,022 7,640 7,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 7.43% 7.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 8.66% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,791 5,279 5,370
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 35
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% -8.29%
10th Percentile £16.55 £20.29 £14.77
90th Percentile £76.94 £56.18 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% -2.70%

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 89,041 88,174 90,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.75% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,899 58,617 59,550
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,305 2,116 2,483
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.75% +6.67% -

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Top 18 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 17 November 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 -9 6,333 £475 +2.98% 1,031
UK excluding London -6 4,103 £450 +5.88% 677
London -11 2,796 £500 - 428
South East -6 1,147 £475 +5.56% 161
North of England -6 906 £413 -2.94% 190
Midlands -2 678 £450 +5.88% 124
Scotland -2 484 £413 +3.13% 56
Yorkshire 0 450 £413 -2.14% 82
South West -10 442 £438 +6.06% 94
West Midlands -7 432 £450 +5.88% 84
North West +2 394 £414 -5.43% 95
East of England +10 330 £475 +11.76% 35
East Midlands +14 219 £425 - 40
Wales +2 113 £475 +18.75% 16
North East +1 74 £413 -7.30% 13
Northern Ireland +32 11 £350 -15.87% 2
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Isle of Man -2 1 £375 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 2,312 (32.93%) Finance
2 2,232 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1,515 (21.58%) Project Management
4 718 (10.23%) Banking
5 645 (9.19%) Business Analysis
6 640 (9.11%) PRINCE2
7 619 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
8 600 (8.54%) Microsoft
9 580 (8.26%) Migration
10 538 (7.66%) Scrum
11 537 (7.65%) Retail
12 517 (7.36%) Change Management
13 511 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
14 484 (6.89%) Waterfall
15 454 (6.47%) SAP
16 447 (6.37%) SQL
17 416 (5.92%) Security Cleared
18 413 (5.88%) ITIL
19 395 (5.63%) Oracle
20 377 (5.37%) User Stories
21 368 (5.24%) Risk Management
22 364 (5.18%) PMO
23 361 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
24 345 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
25 337 (4.80%) Analytics
26 335 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
27 327 (4.66%) JIRA
28 312 (4.44%) SC Cleared
29 301 (4.29%) Degree
30 289 (4.12%) Windows

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
1 158 (2.25%) Confluence
2 149 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 75 (1.07%) SAS
4 72 (1.03%) CMS
5 46 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 35 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 28 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 22 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 17 (0.24%) Apache
12 16 (0.23%) Drupal
13 15 (0.21%) JBoss
14 14 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.20%) IIS
15 11 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.13%) Umbraco
17 8 (0.11%) Apache ServiceMix
17 8 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 6 (0.085%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 345 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 284 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 175 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 172 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
5 167 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.30%) UserZoom
7 19 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.19%) InVision
9 5 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.071%) UXPin
10 4 (0.057%) Maya
11 3 (0.043%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.028%) HipChat
12 2 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.014%) EViews
13 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 105 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 52 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
4 28 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 25 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 25 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 23 (0.33%) SAP HR
7 22 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 20 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 17 (0.24%) SAP MM
10 16 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
11 14 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 14 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.20%) Workday HCM
12 12 (0.17%) PlanetPress Connect
13 9 (0.13%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.13%) SAP MDG
13 9 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 335 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 284 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 225 (3.20%) Office 365
4 91 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
5 73 (1.04%) SaaS
6 58 (0.83%) PaaS
7 54 (0.77%) IaaS
8 45 (0.64%) GitHub
9 35 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 33 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
11 25 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 23 (0.33%) Trello
13 21 (0.30%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.28%) Apigee
14 20 (0.28%) Slack
15 18 (0.26%) OneDrive
16 17 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (0.23%) Google Analytics
18 13 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 87 (1.24%) WAN
2 82 (1.17%) Firewall
3 72 (1.03%) LAN
4 53 (0.75%) Internet
5 44 (0.63%) SMS
6 42 (0.60%) DNS
7 36 (0.51%) Skype
8 35 (0.50%) Intranet
9 27 (0.38%) DHCP
9 27 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (0.36%) SAN
11 24 (0.34%) Unified Communications
12 23 (0.33%) VPN
13 22 (0.31%) Broadband
14 20 (0.28%) MPLS
15 19 (0.27%) TCP/IP
15 19 (0.27%) VoIP
16 17 (0.24%) BGP
17 16 (0.23%) Wireless
18 15 (0.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 169 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 144 (2.05%) Big Data
4 112 (1.59%) Power BI
5 78 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 55 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 50 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (0.54%) Data Lake
10 38 (0.54%) SAP HANA
11 36 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 34 (0.48%) DB2
12 34 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (0.44%) Apache Hive
13 31 (0.44%) MySQL
14 29 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 27 (0.38%) NoSQL
15 27 (0.38%) QlikView
16 24 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 327 (4.66%) JIRA
2 87 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 67 (0.95%) Selenium
4 61 (0.87%) Git (software)
5 53 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 35 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 29 (0.41%) JMeter
8 28 (0.40%) Axure RP
8 28 (0.40%) Maven
9 27 (0.38%) Bitbucket
10 22 (0.31%) SpecFlow
10 22 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (0.28%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.26%) LoadRunner
12 18 (0.26%) SoapUI
12 18 (0.26%) Zephyr
13 14 (0.20%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.16%) Hudson
14 11 (0.16%) JUnit
General
1 2,312 (32.93%) Finance
2 718 (10.23%) Banking
3 537 (7.65%) Retail
4 236 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 225 (3.20%) Marketing
6 201 (2.86%) Legal
7 151 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 119 (1.69%) Advertising
9 109 (1.55%) Retail Banking
10 104 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 80 (1.14%) Law
12 62 (0.88%) Front Office
13 61 (0.87%) Billing
14 56 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.63%) Back Office
15 44 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 42 (0.60%) Publishing
17 40 (0.57%) Automotive
18 30 (0.43%) Electronics
19 26 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,745 (24.85%) Analyst
2 1,532 (21.82%) Project Manager
3 1,195 (17.02%) Business Analyst
4 612 (8.72%) Architect
5 366 (5.21%) Consultant
6 317 (4.51%) IT Manager
7 314 (4.47%) Developer
8 252 (3.59%) Programme Manager
9 240 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 233 (3.32%) Senior Manager
11 219 (3.12%) IT Project Manager
12 180 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
13 163 (2.32%) Test Manager
14 159 (2.26%) Senior Project Manager
15 140 (1.99%) Infrastructure Manager
16 125 (1.78%) Designer
17 121 (1.72%) Data Analyst
18 120 (1.71%) Change Manager
19 117 (1.67%) Business Manager
20 116 (1.65%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (1.88%) .NET
2 88 (1.25%) Web Services
3 84 (1.20%) HTML
4 75 (1.07%) Middleware
5 64 (0.91%) CSS
6 59 (0.84%) REST
7 57 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 54 (0.77%) XML
9 47 (0.67%) JSON
10 46 (0.66%) SOAP
11 43 (0.61%) React
12 41 (0.58%) Node.js
13 30 (0.43%) AngularJS
14 28 (0.40%) RESTful
15 26 (0.37%) HTML5
15 26 (0.37%) J2EE
16 25 (0.36%) Kafka
17 24 (0.34%) Velocity
18 23 (0.33%) Gherkin
19 21 (0.30%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 619 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 277 (3.94%) User Experience
3 224 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 204 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 140 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
6 108 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 99 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 74 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 74 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 58 (0.83%) FMCG
9 58 (0.83%) PMI
10 54 (0.77%) Fintech
11 51 (0.73%) Derivative
12 45 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (0.64%) NHS
13 40 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (0.50%) Public Cloud
15 32 (0.46%) Reference Data
16 30 (0.43%) Data Structures
17 29 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 289 (4.12%) Windows
2 153 (2.18%) Linux
3 123 (1.75%) Unix
4 103 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 61 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 31 (0.44%) Android
7 29 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 23 (0.33%) Solaris
11 14 (0.20%) AIX
11 14 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.057%) CentOS
13 4 (0.057%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.043%) zOS
15 2 (0.028%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.028%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.028%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,232 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,515 (21.58%) Project Management
3 645 (9.19%) Business Analysis
4 640 (9.11%) PRINCE2
5 580 (8.26%) Migration
6 538 (7.66%) Scrum
7 517 (7.36%) Change Management
8 511 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
9 484 (6.89%) Waterfall
10 413 (5.88%) ITIL
11 377 (5.37%) User Stories
12 368 (5.24%) Risk Management
13 361 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
14 337 (4.80%) Analytics
15 284 (4.04%) SDLC
16 278 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 276 (3.93%) Programme Management
18 273 (3.89%) E-Commerce
19 270 (3.85%) Decision-Making
20 269 (3.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 447 (6.37%) SQL
2 286 (4.07%) Java
3 145 (2.06%) JavaScript
3 145 (2.06%) Python
4 83 (1.18%) C#
5 78 (1.11%) C
6 45 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 39 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 37 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 35 (0.50%) VBA
10 29 (0.41%) R
11 22 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 20 (0.28%) Scala
13 19 (0.27%) Perl
14 16 (0.23%) Ruby
15 15 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.17%) TypeScript
16 12 (0.17%) VB
17 11 (0.16%) ES6
18 10 (0.14%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 416 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 312 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 301 (4.29%) Degree
4 129 (1.84%) PMP
5 123 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 113 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 105 (1.50%) ISEB
8 89 (1.27%) CISSP
9 75 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 65 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 59 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
12 53 (0.75%) CISM
13 48 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 47 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 45 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (0.51%) CISA
17 34 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (0.41%) APMP
19 28 (0.40%) MCSE
20 25 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (5.18%) PMO
2 220 (3.13%) QA
3 189 (2.69%) GDPR
4 88 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 63 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (0.77%) SLA
7 41 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 38 (0.54%) COBIT
9 32 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.34%) MiFID
10 24 (0.34%) PSD2
11 21 (0.30%) IFRS
12 14 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
13 11 (0.16%) EMIR
14 10 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
15 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.11%) SEPA
17 7 (0.100%) Actionable Recommendations
17 7 (0.100%) P3O
18 6 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 130 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 71 (1.01%) Docker
3 45 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.17%) HDFS
6 9 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.13%) XenApp
7 6 (0.085%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.085%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.071%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.043%) Firmware
9 3 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.043%) vSphere
10 2 (0.028%) XenServer
11 1 (0.014%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.014%) Postfix
11 1 (0.014%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.014%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (0.80%) Kubernetes
2 33 (0.47%) Ansible
3 31 (0.44%) SCCM
4 30 (0.43%) Terraform
5 28 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (0.34%) HP ALM
8 22 (0.31%) Puppet
9 18 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.20%) CASB
11 12 (0.17%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.16%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.14%) Kibana
13 10 (0.14%) Nagios
13 10 (0.14%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.13%) Oozie
15 8 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
17 5 (0.071%) Microsoft Intune
17 5 (0.071%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 600 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 454 (6.47%) SAP
3 395 (5.63%) Oracle
4 129 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 110 (1.57%) IBM
6 95 (1.35%) Cisco
7 87 (1.24%) VMware
8 77 (1.10%) ServiceNow
9 73 (1.04%) Tableau
10 71 (1.01%) Workday
11 68 (0.97%) Google
12 55 (0.78%) HP
13 54 (0.77%) Adobe
14 49 (0.70%) Citrix
15 37 (0.53%) CheckPoint
16 34 (0.48%) Splunk
17 32 (0.46%) Teradata
18 28 (0.40%) hybris
19 27 (0.38%) Alteryx
19 27 (0.38%) webMethods