Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 2,943 6,298 7,827
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.33% 6.89% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 7.89% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,899 4,226 5,379
Median daily rate £475 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.49% +2.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 44 53
Median hourly rate £37.14 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.26% -7.14% -22.14%
10th Percentile £18.21 £14.15 £11.06
90th Percentile £55.60 £59.63 £58.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.32 £27.53 £30.00
% change year-on-year +39.18% -8.23% -33.26%

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 39,712 79,774 88,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.47% 87.25% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,011 52,474 58,014
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,399 2,156 2,318
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.20% +12.51% -13.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.99% +14.07% -19.23%

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 31 May 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 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 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 -3 2,684 £475 -2.06% 209
UK excluding London -2 1,645 £450 - 153
London -9 1,174 £525 +2.44% 70
South East +7 518 £450 -5.26% 31
North of England -10 353 £450 - 34
Midlands +5 240 £425 -5.56% 32
South West +5 226 £461 +2.50% 24
Yorkshire -1 167 £468 +7.47% 6
North West -13 165 £425 -5.56% 25
Work from Home +8 163 £500 -2.44% 42
West Midlands -1 150 £425 -5.56% 27
East of England -9 131 £450 -5.26% 18
Scotland -20 127 £450 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +18 87 £400 -5.88% 5
Wales +11 43 £450 -5.26% 6
North East -10 21 £463 -1.33% 3
Northern Ireland +12 6 £425 +30.77% 7
Channel Islands -2 1 £375 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 929 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (22.94%) Finance
3 543 (18.45%) Project Management
4 348 (11.82%) Security Cleared
5 318 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 299 (10.16%) Public Sector
7 290 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
8 285 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 279 (9.48%) Project Delivery
10 275 (9.34%) Azure
11 273 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
12 257 (8.73%) Migration
13 244 (8.29%) Analytics
14 241 (8.19%) Change Management
15 237 (8.05%) Business Analysis
16 235 (7.99%) Scrum
17 223 (7.58%) PRINCE2
18 217 (7.37%) SAP
19 194 (6.59%) Decision-Making
20 192 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
21 188 (6.39%) AWS
21 188 (6.39%) Requirements Gathering
22 186 (6.32%) SQL
23 184 (6.25%) DevOps
24 171 (5.81%) Risk Management
25 170 (5.78%) Banking
26 167 (5.67%) Waterfall
27 165 (5.61%) Retail
28 163 (5.54%) Degree
28 163 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 75 (2.55%) Confluence
2 74 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 44 (1.50%) CMS
4 39 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 21 (0.71%) Apache
6 15 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.48%) SAS
8 12 (0.41%) JBoss
8 12 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
9 11 (0.37%) Anypoint
9 11 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
10 9 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.24%) Mule
12 7 (0.24%) WordPress
13 6 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.20%) IIS
14 5 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 123 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
3 93 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
4 59 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.34%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.27%) Sketch
9 6 (0.20%) InVision
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.068%) Figma
11 2 (0.068%) LibreOffice
11 2 (0.068%) Maya
11 2 (0.068%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.034%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.034%) Simulink
12 1 (0.034%) Windchill
12 1 (0.034%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 74 (2.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 41 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 14 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 12 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.34%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 9 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.27%) Maximo
9 8 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
10 7 (0.24%) Magento
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.20%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 275 (9.34%) Azure
2 188 (6.39%) AWS
3 121 (4.11%) Power Platform
4 102 (3.47%) Office 365
5 56 (1.90%) SaaS
6 53 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
7 34 (1.16%) PaaS
8 33 (1.12%) GCP
9 24 (0.82%) IaaS
10 21 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.44%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
14 11 (0.37%) Boomi
15 10 (0.34%) PowerApps
15 10 (0.34%) Slack
16 9 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.31%) Power Automate
16 9 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 8 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.29%) Firewall
2 34 (1.16%) WAN
3 33 (1.12%) LAN
4 24 (0.82%) DNS
5 21 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (0.61%) SAN
7 16 (0.54%) Skype
8 15 (0.51%) 5G
8 15 (0.51%) Internet
8 15 (0.51%) Network Security
9 14 (0.48%) 4G
9 14 (0.48%) HTTP
9 14 (0.48%) VPN
10 13 (0.44%) 3G
11 10 (0.34%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.34%) Wireless
12 9 (0.31%) DHCP
12 9 (0.31%) Intranet
13 8 (0.27%) FTP
14 7 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (3.81%) Power BI
2 91 (3.09%) Big Data
3 83 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 41 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 31 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 27 (0.92%) Data Lake
9 25 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 22 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 20 (0.68%) SAP BW
12 18 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (0.58%) Data Mining
14 16 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
14 16 (0.54%) SAP HANA
15 15 (0.51%) OLAP
16 13 (0.44%) MySQL
17 11 (0.37%) GIS
17 11 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 138 (4.69%) JIRA
2 55 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 52 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.99%) Selenium
5 22 (0.75%) JMeter
6 20 (0.68%) Maven
7 17 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.41%) Bitbucket
11 11 (0.37%) IBM UrbanCode
11 11 (0.37%) SoapUI
11 11 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.34%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.31%) Postman
14 8 (0.27%) WebDriver
15 7 (0.24%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.24%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.17%) Artifactory
General
1 675 (22.94%) Finance
2 299 (10.16%) Public Sector
3 170 (5.78%) Banking
4 165 (5.61%) Retail
5 116 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 112 (3.81%) Marketing
7 59 (2.00%) Legal
8 53 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.56%) Law
10 32 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (1.02%) Billing
12 20 (0.68%) Advertising
12 20 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.65%) Publishing
14 18 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 17 (0.58%) Local Government
16 15 (0.51%) Back Office
16 15 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.48%) Front Office
18 13 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 602 (20.46%) Project Manager
2 588 (19.98%) Analyst
3 430 (14.61%) Business Analyst
4 341 (11.59%) Architect
5 195 (6.63%) Consultant
6 113 (3.84%) IT Manager
7 107 (3.64%) Developer
8 101 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
9 90 (3.06%) Senior Manager
10 85 (2.89%) IT Project Manager
11 82 (2.79%) Programme Manager
12 81 (2.75%) Change Manager
13 72 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
14 63 (2.14%) Senior Project Manager
15 58 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
16 53 (1.80%) Technical Architect
16 53 (1.80%) Test Manager
17 52 (1.77%) Business Manager
17 52 (1.77%) Senior Business Analyst
18 49 (1.66%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (1.97%) Web Services
2 53 (1.80%) .NET
3 52 (1.77%) XML
4 45 (1.53%) Middleware
5 38 (1.29%) REST
6 36 (1.22%) SOAP
7 32 (1.09%) Kafka
8 29 (0.99%) JSON
9 24 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
10 22 (0.75%) HTML
11 19 (0.65%) Node.js
12 18 (0.61%) CSS
12 18 (0.61%) Velocity
13 16 (0.54%) React
14 15 (0.51%) Spring
15 12 (0.41%) ASP.NET
15 12 (0.41%) RESTful
16 11 (0.37%) SailPoint
17 9 (0.31%) AngularJS
17 9 (0.31%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 290 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (3.91%) User Experience
3 110 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 51 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 50 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (1.19%) Virtual Team
8 31 (1.05%) FMCG
9 27 (0.92%) NHS
9 27 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 25 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 24 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 18 (0.61%) PMI
13 16 (0.54%) CMDB
13 16 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.51%) Social Media
15 13 (0.44%) Learning Management System
15 13 (0.44%) PKI
15 13 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 140 (4.76%) Windows
2 51 (1.73%) Windows 10
3 50 (1.70%) Unix
4 47 (1.60%) Linux
5 30 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.44%) VMS
6 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.17%) AIX
10 5 (0.17%) Android
11 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.068%) Solaris
14 1 (0.034%) LynxOS
14 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.034%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 929 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (18.45%) Project Management
3 279 (9.48%) Project Delivery
4 273 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
5 257 (8.73%) Migration
6 244 (8.29%) Analytics
7 241 (8.19%) Change Management
8 237 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 235 (7.99%) Scrum
10 223 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 194 (6.59%) Decision-Making
12 192 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 188 (6.39%) Requirements Gathering
14 184 (6.25%) DevOps
15 171 (5.81%) Risk Management
16 167 (5.67%) Waterfall
17 163 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 152 (5.16%) ITIL
19 150 (5.10%) CRM
20 121 (4.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 186 (6.32%) SQL
2 147 (4.99%) Java
3 86 (2.92%) Python
4 51 (1.73%) C
5 46 (1.56%) C#
6 35 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 29 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 21 (0.71%) Scala
9 19 (0.65%) R
10 13 (0.44%) C++
11 12 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 12 (0.41%) VBA
12 11 (0.37%) PHP
13 9 (0.31%) ABAP
13 9 (0.31%) Ruby
14 5 (0.17%) Ada
14 5 (0.17%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.17%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.17%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 348 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 285 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 163 (5.54%) Degree
4 51 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 35 (1.19%) ISEB
7 34 (1.16%) PMP
8 29 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 25 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (0.75%) CISSP
12 21 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
13 20 (0.68%) CISM
14 17 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 14 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
17 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (0.41%) ISTQB
19 10 (0.34%) APMP
19 10 (0.34%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (4.83%) PMO
2 60 (2.04%) QA
3 38 (1.29%) GDPR
4 34 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (1.12%) SLA
6 27 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.54%) NIST
8 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.34%) COBIT
10 9 (0.31%) IFRS
11 8 (0.27%) NCSC
12 6 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.20%) RMADS
13 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.14%) PSD2
14 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.10%) IFRS 9
15 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.88%) Docker
4 20 (0.68%) vSphere
5 13 (0.44%) HDFS
5 13 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.34%) XenApp
7 9 (0.31%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.068%) NFS
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.034%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.034%) vCloud
13 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (1.05%) Ansible
2 30 (1.02%) Terraform
3 26 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.71%) Puppet
5 19 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.34%) SCCM
8 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.20%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.10%) WSUS
11 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.068%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.068%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 2 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.068%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.068%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 318 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 217 (7.37%) SAP
3 156 (5.30%) Oracle
4 95 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (1.87%) VMware
6 38 (1.29%) Google
7 36 (1.22%) Cisco
7 36 (1.22%) ServiceNow
7 36 (1.22%) Tableau
8 31 (1.05%) Citrix
8 31 (1.05%) MuleSoft
9 27 (0.92%) webMethods
10 23 (0.78%) Adobe
11 22 (0.75%) Ariba
11 22 (0.75%) IBM
11 22 (0.75%) Workday
12 21 (0.71%) CheckPoint
13 19 (0.65%) Cloudera
14 18 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 17 (0.58%) Informatica