Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7,841 6,326 8,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.78% 7.01% 7.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 8.28% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,302 4,430 5,647
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £310
90th Percentile £638 £644 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 38
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £44.95 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.81% +67.26% -38.57%
10th Percentile £10.92 £18.53 £15.72
90th Percentile £56.85 £66.60 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £44.95 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.26% +63.45% -23.61%

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 86,421 76,393 88,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.75% 84.67% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,007 50,123 58,267
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,275 2,053 2,316
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.84% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.12 £26.83
% change year-on-year -20.38% -6.37% +22.71%

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 23 May 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 23 May 2018.

Contractor 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 23 May 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 +4 7,116 £470 +2.73% 832
UK excluding London +9 4,373 £428 +0.59% 534
London +1 3,337 £500 - 370
South East +9 1,210 £450 - 134
North of England +9 1,041 £425 +1.19% 159
Midlands +6 722 £425 - 78
Scotland +3 577 £425 +6.25% 66
Yorkshire +8 501 £408 -4.12% 70
North West +11 488 £425 +1.19% 77
South West +5 432 £425 +3.03% 46
West Midlands +3 427 £425 +1.19% 49
East of England -2 316 £450 +1.12% 42
East Midlands +5 250 £413 -5.71% 27
Wales +5 80 £419 -6.94% 7
North East +19 61 £475 +15.15% 12
Northern Ireland +5 4 £500 +33.33% 2
Isle of Man -3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 2,599 (33.15%) Finance
2 2,379 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1,842 (23.49%) Project Management
4 932 (11.89%) Banking
5 824 (10.51%) Business Analysis
6 812 (10.36%) PRINCE2
7 706 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
8 677 (8.63%) Migration
9 624 (7.96%) Microsoft
10 608 (7.75%) Scrum
11 605 (7.72%) Change Management
12 604 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
13 514 (6.56%) Waterfall
14 507 (6.47%) ITIL
15 478 (6.10%) Retail
16 463 (5.90%) SQL
17 461 (5.88%) SAP
18 457 (5.83%) Security Cleared
19 454 (5.79%) GDPR
20 404 (5.15%) Oracle
21 392 (5.00%) PMO
22 388 (4.95%) Risk Management
23 370 (4.72%) Degree
24 369 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
25 364 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
26 359 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
26 359 (4.58%) JIRA
27 352 (4.49%) Analytics
28 347 (4.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
29 342 (4.36%) SDLC

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
1 180 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 177 (2.26%) Confluence
3 99 (1.26%) CMS
4 77 (0.98%) SAS
5 63 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 45 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 42 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 36 (0.46%) Apache
9 31 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 22 (0.28%) IIS
10 22 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 21 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.19%) JBoss
15 14 (0.18%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.17%) WildFly
17 12 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 359 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 248 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
3 227 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
4 212 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 204 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.29%) InVision
7 17 (0.22%) UserZoom
8 14 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.10%) UXPin
11 7 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.077%) SPSS
13 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.026%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.013%) Blender
14 1 (0.013%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 109 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
3 38 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 32 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 31 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 30 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 27 (0.34%) SAP MM
8 26 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 26 (0.33%) SAP HR
9 25 (0.32%) SAP CO
9 25 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
10 21 (0.27%) NetSuite
11 19 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (0.19%) ResourceLink
12 15 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 15 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
13 14 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.18%) SAP PM
13 14 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 369 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 214 (2.73%) Office 365
4 108 (1.38%) SaaS
5 89 (1.14%) PaaS
6 70 (0.89%) IaaS
7 56 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
7 56 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
8 37 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
10 22 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (0.28%) GitHub
11 20 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 19 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 18 (0.23%) Trello
14 13 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 13 (0.17%) Boomi
14 13 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 114 (1.45%) SMS
2 101 (1.29%) Firewall
3 71 (0.91%) LAN
4 65 (0.83%) Internet
5 64 (0.82%) Skype
6 62 (0.79%) Intranet
7 61 (0.78%) WAN
8 43 (0.55%) Network Security
9 41 (0.52%) DNS
10 33 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (0.41%) VPN
12 31 (0.40%) VoIP
13 28 (0.36%) SAN
14 25 (0.32%) Broadband
14 25 (0.32%) Unified Communications
15 24 (0.31%) DHCP
16 22 (0.28%) TCP/IP
17 17 (0.22%) FTP
18 16 (0.20%) HTTP
19 14 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 188 (2.40%) Big Data
3 178 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 121 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 92 (1.17%) Power BI
6 78 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 59 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 58 (0.74%) Data Lake
9 57 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 55 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 43 (0.55%) NoSQL
13 40 (0.51%) SAP HANA
14 36 (0.46%) HBase
15 30 (0.38%) DB2
15 30 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (0.37%) Data Mining
16 29 (0.37%) SAP BW
17 28 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 359 (4.58%) JIRA
2 95 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 72 (0.92%) Selenium
4 62 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 34 (0.43%) Maven
5 34 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 33 (0.42%) Axure RP
7 32 (0.41%) TeamCity
8 31 (0.40%) Ant
9 30 (0.38%) Gradle
10 29 (0.37%) SpecFlow
11 27 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 24 (0.31%) JMeter
12 24 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (0.26%) SoapUI
14 18 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (0.23%) Bitbucket
15 16 (0.20%) Hudson
16 14 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
17 13 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 2,599 (33.15%) Finance
2 932 (11.89%) Banking
3 478 (6.10%) Retail
4 292 (3.72%) Marketing
5 249 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 247 (3.15%) Legal
7 192 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 139 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 108 (1.38%) Advertising
10 100 (1.28%) Law
11 90 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 84 (1.07%) Front Office
13 70 (0.89%) Billing
14 58 (0.74%) Back Office
15 53 (0.68%) Publishing
16 51 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.41%) Automotive
19 30 (0.38%) Games
20 20 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,999 (25.49%) Analyst
2 1,929 (24.60%) Project Manager
3 1,476 (18.82%) Business Analyst
4 713 (9.09%) Architect
5 431 (5.50%) Consultant
6 310 (3.95%) Developer
7 299 (3.81%) IT Manager
8 273 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
9 263 (3.35%) Senior Manager
10 252 (3.21%) Programme Manager
11 207 (2.64%) IT Project Manager
12 194 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
13 177 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
14 164 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
15 160 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
16 152 (1.94%) Change Manager
17 140 (1.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 140 (1.79%) Service Manager
18 136 (1.73%) Security Manager
19 135 (1.72%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (1.91%) .NET
2 121 (1.54%) HTML
3 117 (1.49%) Web Services
4 99 (1.26%) CSS
5 96 (1.22%) XML
6 80 (1.02%) JSON
7 62 (0.79%) REST
7 62 (0.79%) SOAP
8 59 (0.75%) Middleware
9 51 (0.65%) AngularJS
10 44 (0.56%) Node.js
10 44 (0.56%) RESTful
11 35 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
11 35 (0.45%) React
12 34 (0.43%) Spring
13 32 (0.41%) Velocity
14 30 (0.38%) ASP.NET
14 30 (0.38%) HTML5
15 25 (0.32%) Kafka
16 22 (0.28%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 706 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 265 (3.38%) User Experience
4 200 (2.55%) Data Centre
5 173 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
6 121 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 96 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 88 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 73 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 70 (0.89%) PMI
11 66 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 49 (0.62%) Credit Risk
13 42 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 42 (0.54%) Mainframe
14 41 (0.52%) Data Structures
14 41 (0.52%) Derivative
15 40 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
16 39 (0.50%) Fixed Income
17 36 (0.46%) Fintech
17 36 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 339 (4.32%) Windows
2 164 (2.09%) Linux
3 122 (1.56%) Windows 10
4 119 (1.52%) Unix
5 73 (0.93%) Android
6 66 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 66 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.20%) Solaris
11 15 (0.19%) AIX
12 14 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.10%) zOS
14 7 (0.089%) SUSE
15 6 (0.077%) CentOS
16 5 (0.064%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.051%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 3 (0.038%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,379 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,842 (23.49%) Project Management
3 824 (10.51%) Business Analysis
4 812 (10.36%) PRINCE2
5 677 (8.63%) Migration
6 608 (7.75%) Scrum
7 605 (7.72%) Change Management
8 604 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
9 514 (6.56%) Waterfall
10 507 (6.47%) ITIL
11 388 (4.95%) Risk Management
12 364 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
13 352 (4.49%) Analytics
14 347 (4.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 342 (4.36%) SDLC
16 333 (4.25%) User Stories
17 331 (4.22%) Decision-Making
18 301 (3.84%) Project Planning
19 291 (3.71%) Data Analysis
20 288 (3.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 463 (5.90%) SQL
2 323 (4.12%) Java
3 152 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 140 (1.79%) C#
5 118 (1.50%) Python
6 84 (1.07%) C
7 58 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 56 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 51 (0.65%) VBA
10 40 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 32 (0.41%) R
12 28 (0.36%) PHP
13 27 (0.34%) Ruby
14 26 (0.33%) Scala
15 25 (0.32%) T-SQL
16 24 (0.31%) Perl
17 22 (0.28%) ABAP
18 20 (0.26%) VB
19 18 (0.23%) Bash Shell
20 16 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 457 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 370 (4.72%) Degree
3 330 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 182 (2.32%) PMP
5 177 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 126 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 125 (1.59%) CISSP
8 115 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 108 (1.38%) ISEB
10 76 (0.97%) APMP
11 73 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 68 (0.87%) CISM
13 54 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
14 50 (0.64%) ISTQB
15 46 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 34 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (0.38%) CISA
17 30 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
18 27 (0.34%) CCNP
18 27 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (5.79%) GDPR
2 392 (5.00%) PMO
3 245 (3.12%) QA
4 103 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 101 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 72 (0.92%) SLA
7 67 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 43 (0.55%) MiFID
9 39 (0.50%) PSD2
10 30 (0.38%) COBIT
11 27 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 25 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
13 19 (0.24%) EMIR
14 16 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
15 15 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 14 (0.18%) Solvency II
17 12 (0.15%) GCP
18 11 (0.14%) IFRS
19 10 (0.13%) FATCA
19 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 141 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 65 (0.83%) Docker
3 61 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.19%) XenApp
8 12 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.11%) HDFS
12 8 (0.10%) Firmware
13 7 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.077%) vSphere
15 5 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.051%) OpenSSH
16 4 (0.051%) Postfix
16 4 (0.051%) Squid
16 4 (0.051%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (0.74%) Puppet
2 53 (0.68%) SCCM
3 48 (0.61%) Ansible
4 46 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 23 (0.29%) HP ALM
7 19 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 17 (0.22%) Terraform
9 16 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.19%) Automic
11 14 (0.18%) Salt
12 13 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 12 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.13%) Nessus
14 10 (0.13%) Rancher
14 10 (0.13%) SCOM
15 9 (0.11%) AirWatch
15 9 (0.11%) QRadar
16 8 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
17 7 (0.089%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 624 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 461 (5.88%) SAP
3 404 (5.15%) Oracle
4 161 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
5 106 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 101 (1.29%) VMware
7 98 (1.25%) Cisco
8 96 (1.22%) Citrix
9 86 (1.10%) Google
9 86 (1.10%) IBM
10 85 (1.08%) Tableau
11 79 (1.01%) Adobe
12 60 (0.77%) Workday
13 57 (0.73%) HP
14 35 (0.45%) Red Hat
15 33 (0.42%) Teradata
16 31 (0.40%) Cognos
17 27 (0.34%) Dell
18 25 (0.32%) EMC
18 25 (0.32%) Informatica