Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 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 Management
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7198 8207 8901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.29% 7.63% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 9.11% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5013 5664 6451
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £308
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -0.69% +30.91%
10th Percentile £19.25 £15.02 £17.33
90th Percentile £59.60 £52.43 £60.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £30.72
% change year-on-year +7.50% +30.21% -12.23%

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 83335 90065 92253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.38% 83.71% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54986 59640 59676
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.82% +1.37%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2273 2594
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.42 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.38 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.51% +8.71%

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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 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 -2 6598 £450 +0.06% 600
UK excluding London +2 3905 £425 - 395
London -5 3157 £500 +0.45% 255
South East +4 1151 £450 +5.88% 86
North of England +2 829 £425 - 125
Midlands -8 606 £425 -2.86% 62
South West +12 473 £415 -0.60% 39
Scotland -1 447 £400 - 43
North West -7 425 £425 -5.56% 64
West Midlands +3 377 £425 -3.41% 35
Yorkshire +5 355 £413 -2.94% 51
East of England -13 317 £425 -5.56% 30
East Midlands -18 204 £425 - 25
Wales +9 81 £400 +9.29% 8
North East +71 48 £425 -3.41% 10
Northern Ireland -55 8 £416 +21.02% 2
Isle of Man +2 1 £450 -10.00%
Channel Islands -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management 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 Management.

1 2442 (33.93%) Finance
2 1826 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1646 (22.87%) Project Management
4 1057 (14.68%) Banking
5 747 (10.38%) PRINCE2
6 746 (10.36%) Business Analysis
7 650 (9.03%) Retail
8 599 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
9 597 (8.29%) Change Management
10 555 (7.71%) Migration
11 524 (7.28%) SAP
12 495 (6.88%) Microsoft
13 494 (6.86%) ITIL
14 468 (6.50%) Scrum
15 460 (6.39%) SQL
16 405 (5.63%) PMO
17 392 (5.45%) Security Cleared
18 364 (5.06%) CRM
19 362 (5.03%) Risk Management
20 359 (4.99%) Oracle
21 356 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
22 355 (4.93%) Degree
23 337 (4.68%) Waterfall
24 333 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
25 327 (4.54%) Analytics
26 321 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
27 315 (4.38%) Service Management
28 304 (4.22%) Programme Management
29 292 (4.06%) Telecoms
30 287 (3.99%) JIRA

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
1 238 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 117 (1.63%) Confluence
3 82 (1.14%) SAS
4 74 (1.03%) CMS
5 44 (0.61%) Skype for Business
6 43 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 32 (0.44%) Apache
8 27 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 25 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (0.24%) IIS
13 16 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.21%) Documentum
15 13 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 7 (0.097%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.097%) JBoss
18 7 (0.097%) OpenStack
Applications
1 333 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 245 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
3 234 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
4 186 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 151 (2.10%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.097%) EngageOne
9 7 (0.097%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.056%) SPSS
12 3 (0.042%) InVision
13 2 (0.028%) HipChat
13 2 (0.028%) InDesign
13 2 (0.028%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.028%) UserZoom
13 2 (0.028%) Windchill
14 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 121 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 28 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 28 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 27 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 22 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 21 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 21 (0.29%) SAP SD
10 17 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 16 (0.22%) NetSuite
11 16 (0.22%) SAP MM
12 15 (0.21%) SAP HR
13 14 (0.19%) SAP ERP
14 13 (0.18%) Actimize
15 12 (0.17%) Markit EDM
15 12 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 11 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 189 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (2.24%) Office 365
3 153 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 71 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
5 68 (0.94%) SaaS
6 49 (0.68%) PaaS
7 46 (0.64%) IaaS
8 40 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 33 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 17 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
14 14 (0.19%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.14%) OneDrive
15 10 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 9 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.11%) Firewall
2 78 (1.08%) WAN
3 73 (1.01%) LAN
4 70 (0.97%) Internet
5 54 (0.75%) SMS
6 46 (0.64%) Skype
7 45 (0.63%) Intranet
8 43 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
9 36 (0.50%) DNS
10 29 (0.40%) Network Security
11 27 (0.38%) Wireless
12 23 (0.32%) Broadband
13 22 (0.31%) HTTP
13 22 (0.31%) MPLS
13 22 (0.31%) SAN
13 22 (0.31%) VPN
14 19 (0.26%) SSH
15 18 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
15 18 (0.25%) OpenVPN
16 16 (0.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 139 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 138 (1.92%) Big Data
4 101 (1.40%) Hadoop
5 58 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 54 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 42 (0.58%) QlikView
9 39 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (0.51%) Power BI
11 36 (0.50%) SAP BW
12 29 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (0.35%) DB2
13 25 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (0.33%) SAP HANA
15 23 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.31%) Apache Hive
17 21 (0.29%) Base SAS
17 21 (0.29%) DataStage
17 21 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 287 (3.99%) JIRA
2 110 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 104 (1.44%) Selenium
4 63 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 50 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
6 43 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 43 (0.60%) Maven
7 38 (0.53%) Ant
8 32 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 28 (0.39%) JUnit
10 27 (0.38%) WebDriver
11 25 (0.35%) Gradle
12 24 (0.33%) Bitbucket
13 23 (0.32%) Hudson
14 22 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (0.31%) TeamCity
15 19 (0.26%) SonarQube
15 19 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (0.25%) Liquibase
17 17 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2442 (33.93%) Finance
2 1057 (14.68%) Banking
3 650 (9.03%) Retail
4 292 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 267 (3.71%) Marketing
6 227 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 187 (2.60%) Legal
8 129 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 128 (1.78%) Retail Banking
10 113 (1.57%) Front Office
11 112 (1.56%) Advertising
12 88 (1.22%) Law
13 74 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 67 (0.93%) Back Office
15 65 (0.90%) Publishing
16 54 (0.75%) Billing
17 51 (0.71%) Electronics
18 40 (0.56%) Automotive
19 37 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 1823 (25.33%) Analyst
2 1777 (24.69%) Project Manager
3 1252 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 540 (7.50%) Architect
5 390 (5.42%) Consultant
6 339 (4.71%) Developer
7 294 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 279 (3.88%) IT Manager
9 268 (3.72%) Senior Manager
10 188 (2.61%) IT Project Manager
11 184 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 184 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
12 164 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
13 163 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
14 159 (2.21%) Change Manager
15 151 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
16 148 (2.06%) Service Manager
17 147 (2.04%) Business Manager
18 135 (1.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 131 (1.82%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (2.33%) .NET
2 98 (1.36%) HTML
3 83 (1.15%) AngularJS
4 78 (1.08%) XML
5 73 (1.01%) Web Services
6 71 (0.99%) CSS
7 70 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 65 (0.90%) Node.js
9 53 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (0.72%) REST
11 51 (0.71%) JSON
12 50 (0.69%) React
13 45 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 44 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 42 (0.58%) SOAP
16 38 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
16 38 (0.53%) Spring
17 34 (0.47%) Middleware
18 30 (0.42%) HTML5
19 27 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 599 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (3.17%) User Experience
3 169 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 152 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 116 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 114 (1.58%) Virtual Team
7 102 (1.42%) PMI
8 84 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 74 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 71 (0.99%) FMCG
11 64 (0.89%) Derivative
12 60 (0.83%) Computer Science
13 55 (0.76%) Credit Risk
14 50 (0.69%) Fixed Income
15 48 (0.67%) Social Media
16 47 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (0.63%) Fintech
18 42 (0.58%) Data Structures
19 36 (0.50%) Equities
20 33 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 202 (2.81%) Windows
2 137 (1.90%) Linux
3 112 (1.56%) Unix
4 56 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 51 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.29%) CentOS
8 20 (0.28%) Android
9 19 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.14%) AIX
13 9 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.13%) Solaris
14 7 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.083%) zOS
16 5 (0.069%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.069%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.056%) OS/2
17 4 (0.056%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1826 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1646 (22.87%) Project Management
3 747 (10.38%) PRINCE2
4 746 (10.36%) Business Analysis
5 597 (8.29%) Change Management
6 555 (7.71%) Migration
7 494 (6.86%) ITIL
8 468 (6.50%) Scrum
9 364 (5.06%) CRM
10 362 (5.03%) Risk Management
11 356 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
12 337 (4.68%) Waterfall
13 327 (4.54%) Analytics
14 321 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 315 (4.38%) Service Management
16 304 (4.22%) Programme Management
17 285 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 255 (3.54%) SDLC
19 250 (3.47%) User Stories
20 245 (3.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 460 (6.39%) SQL
2 252 (3.50%) Java
3 145 (2.01%) C#
4 127 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 98 (1.36%) Python
6 94 (1.31%) C
7 58 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 47 (0.65%) VBA
9 39 (0.54%) Bash Shell
9 39 (0.54%) R
10 32 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 28 (0.39%) PHP
12 24 (0.33%) PL/SQL
13 21 (0.29%) C++
14 20 (0.28%) Groovy
15 19 (0.26%) Scala
15 19 (0.26%) VB
16 15 (0.21%) Perl
16 15 (0.21%) Ruby
16 15 (0.21%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 392 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 355 (4.93%) Degree
3 274 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 200 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 165 (2.29%) PMP
6 124 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 107 (1.49%) ISEB
7 107 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 90 (1.25%) CISSP
9 84 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 69 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 55 (0.76%) CISM
12 49 (0.68%) APMP
13 40 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
14 37 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (0.44%) ISTQB
16 30 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (0.36%) CISA
18 24 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
19 20 (0.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (5.63%) PMO
2 242 (3.36%) GDPR
3 233 (3.24%) QA
4 114 (1.58%) MiFID
5 108 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 68 (0.94%) SLA
7 65 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 48 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 41 (0.57%) EMIR
10 36 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 32 (0.44%) COBIT
12 29 (0.40%) IFRS
13 24 (0.33%) IFRS 9
14 20 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
15 18 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 14 (0.19%) Solvency II
17 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 11 (0.15%) FINREP
18 11 (0.15%) ISO 22301
18 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 59 (0.82%) Docker
3 40 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.25%) Postfix
6 18 (0.25%) Squid
6 18 (0.25%) vCloud
7 15 (0.21%) HDFS
8 6 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.083%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.069%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.056%) Firmware
10 4 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.056%) vSphere
10 4 (0.056%) XenApp
11 3 (0.042%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.042%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.028%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 61 (0.85%) Puppet
2 58 (0.81%) Ansible
3 36 (0.50%) Terraform
4 35 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 32 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (0.32%) Kibana
8 21 (0.29%) SCOM
9 20 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (0.28%) ZABBIX
10 19 (0.26%) Rancher
10 19 (0.26%) SCCM
11 18 (0.25%) logstash
12 16 (0.22%) Rsyslog
12 16 (0.22%) Sysdig
13 14 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.14%) Ambari
14 10 (0.14%) Salt
15 8 (0.11%) Nagios
16 6 (0.083%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 524 (7.28%) SAP
2 495 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 359 (4.99%) Oracle
4 153 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 101 (1.40%) Cisco
6 89 (1.24%) IBM
7 77 (1.07%) ServiceNow
8 74 (1.03%) HP
9 71 (0.99%) VMware
10 68 (0.94%) Workday
11 55 (0.76%) Tableau
12 48 (0.67%) Adobe
12 48 (0.67%) Google
13 37 (0.51%) Remedy
14 34 (0.47%) Citrix
15 33 (0.46%) Cognos
16 30 (0.42%) Ariba
17 24 (0.33%) Teradata
18 22 (0.31%) Guidewire
19 21 (0.29%) CheckPoint