Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 6,090 7,229 7,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.97% 7.09% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 8.17% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,047 4,928 5,006
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 54 36
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +11.89%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.66 £19.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £60.65 £59.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.51 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +12.89% -18.60% +7.50%

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 75,597 88,473 84,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.57% 86.79% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49,590 58,400 55,989
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,261 2,445 2,104
UK median hourly rate £24.08 £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -14.58% +5.10%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.93 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +19.63% -14.89% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 5,587 £488 +3.72% 615
UK excluding London -3 3,316 £450 +2.86% 447
London +8 2,620 £525 +5.00% 237
South East -3 1,007 £464 +3.06% 100
North of England -4 710 £450 +5.88% 112
Midlands -5 493 £468 +3.89% 77
South West -9 400 £450 +2.86% 55
North West -3 363 £456 +7.35% 57
West Midlands +1 344 £475 +5.56% 50
East of England +10 316 £488 +2.63% 34
Scotland -7 298 £425 +6.25% 46
Yorkshire -8 297 £438 +6.06% 48
East Midlands -9 129 £438 +6.06% 27
Wales +18 81 £460 +2.22% 18
North East +8 50 £450 -10.00% 7
Northern Ireland +6 11 £325 -12.75% 3
Channel Islands - 5 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 1,756 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,740 (28.57%) Finance
3 1,239 (20.34%) Project Management
4 605 (9.93%) Migration
5 578 (9.49%) Project Delivery
6 554 (9.10%) Microsoft
7 550 (9.03%) Banking
8 493 (8.10%) Azure
9 490 (8.05%) PRINCE2
10 486 (7.98%) Security Cleared
11 475 (7.80%) Change Management
12 435 (7.14%) Scrum
13 425 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
14 424 (6.96%) SAP
15 423 (6.95%) ITIL
16 418 (6.86%) Analytics
17 415 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
18 411 (6.75%) Public Sector
19 408 (6.70%) Business Analysis
20 402 (6.60%) SQL
21 359 (5.89%) SC Cleared
22 356 (5.85%) Retail
23 335 (5.50%) AWS
24 320 (5.25%) DevOps
25 312 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
26 311 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
27 307 (5.04%) Risk Management
28 290 (4.76%) Windows
29 287 (4.71%) PMO
30 284 (4.66%) Waterfall

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
1 223 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 123 (2.02%) Confluence
3 58 (0.95%) CMS
4 42 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 38 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 36 (0.59%) SAS
7 17 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 16 (0.26%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.23%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.13%) Apache
13 8 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.11%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.099%) MS Project Server
16 5 (0.082%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.082%) JBoss
Applications
1 311 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 198 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 177 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 115 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 82 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.34%) Sketch
8 14 (0.23%) Open Workbench
9 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.13%) InVision
11 5 (0.082%) Marvel
12 3 (0.049%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.049%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.049%) SPSS
12 3 (0.049%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.033%) Windchill
14 1 (0.016%) Simulink
14 1 (0.016%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.016%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 90 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 37 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 34 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 32 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 25 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 24 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 23 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 23 (0.38%) SAP MM
9 17 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 17 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 16 (0.26%) Workday HCM
11 13 (0.21%) SAP SD
12 12 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 11 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
13 11 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
14 10 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
14 10 (0.16%) SAP BPC
14 10 (0.16%) SAP WM
14 10 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 493 (8.10%) Azure
2 335 (5.50%) AWS
3 255 (4.19%) Office 365
4 120 (1.97%) Power Platform
5 83 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
6 76 (1.25%) SaaS
7 70 (1.15%) GCP
8 64 (1.05%) PaaS
9 53 (0.87%) GitHub
10 44 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 43 (0.71%) IaaS
12 38 (0.62%) Google Analytics
13 26 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
14 24 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.36%) OneDrive
16 17 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
17 16 (0.26%) Serverless
18 15 (0.25%) G Suite
19 12 (0.20%) OpenShift
20 10 (0.16%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.20%) Firewall
2 65 (1.07%) WAN
3 62 (1.02%) Internet
3 62 (1.02%) LAN
4 53 (0.87%) Skype
5 44 (0.72%) DNS
6 40 (0.66%) Network Security
7 38 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 36 (0.59%) Unified Communications
9 29 (0.48%) 4G
10 28 (0.46%) 3G
11 27 (0.44%) Intranet
12 26 (0.43%) 5G
12 26 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
13 24 (0.39%) 2G
14 21 (0.34%) Broadband
14 21 (0.34%) Wireless
15 20 (0.33%) VoIP
15 20 (0.33%) VPN
16 19 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 178 (2.92%) Big Data
3 131 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 111 (1.82%) Power BI
5 59 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 55 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (0.82%) Data Lake
8 50 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 43 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
10 37 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
10 37 (0.61%) SAP HANA
11 35 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
12 34 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 27 (0.44%) QlikView
14 26 (0.43%) GIS
15 24 (0.39%) NoSQL
16 22 (0.36%) DB2
17 21 (0.34%) MongoDB
17 21 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 264 (4.33%) JIRA
2 98 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 60 (0.99%) Selenium
4 45 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 23 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.34%) JMeter
8 20 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (0.31%) Maven
10 17 (0.28%) Axure RP
11 13 (0.21%) Bitbucket
11 13 (0.21%) Gradle
11 13 (0.21%) SoapUI
11 13 (0.21%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.21%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.20%) Artifactory
13 11 (0.18%) Ant
13 11 (0.18%) JUnit
14 10 (0.16%) Spock
14 10 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 1,740 (28.57%) Finance
2 550 (9.03%) Banking
3 411 (6.75%) Public Sector
4 356 (5.85%) Retail
5 281 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 177 (2.91%) Marketing
7 172 (2.82%) Legal
8 115 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 94 (1.54%) Advertising
10 89 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 76 (1.25%) Retail Banking
12 63 (1.03%) Law
13 62 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 55 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 42 (0.69%) Billing
15 42 (0.69%) Local Government
16 41 (0.67%) Front Office
17 36 (0.59%) Publishing
18 25 (0.41%) Military
19 24 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,248 (20.49%) Analyst
2 1,211 (19.89%) Project Manager
3 791 (12.99%) Business Analyst
4 704 (11.56%) Architect
5 326 (5.35%) Consultant
6 266 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
7 235 (3.86%) Developer
8 223 (3.66%) IT Manager
9 203 (3.33%) Programme Manager
10 196 (3.22%) Delivery Manager
11 153 (2.51%) Service Manager
12 144 (2.36%) Senior Manager
13 135 (2.22%) Change Manager
13 135 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
14 119 (1.95%) Data Analyst
15 116 (1.90%) Designer
16 110 (1.81%) Infrastructure Manager
17 108 (1.77%) Test Manager
18 107 (1.76%) Business Manager
19 94 (1.54%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (2.51%) .NET
2 101 (1.66%) Web Services
3 75 (1.23%) HTML
4 74 (1.22%) CSS
5 58 (0.95%) XML
6 54 (0.89%) Middleware
7 49 (0.80%) SOAP
8 48 (0.79%) RESTful
9 42 (0.69%) JSON
10 38 (0.62%) REST
11 34 (0.56%) Node.js
12 32 (0.53%) Kafka
13 29 (0.48%) React
13 29 (0.48%) Velocity
14 26 (0.43%) ASP.NET
14 26 (0.43%) Spring
15 22 (0.36%) .NET Core
16 20 (0.33%) AngularJS
16 20 (0.33%) Gherkin
17 19 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 425 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (3.83%) User Experience
3 231 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 155 (2.55%) Data Centre
5 134 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 95 (1.56%) Virtual Team
7 83 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
8 71 (1.17%) PMI
9 64 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 59 (0.97%) NHS
11 43 (0.71%) FMCG
12 35 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 33 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 32 (0.53%) Robotics
15 29 (0.48%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.39%) Social Media
17 23 (0.38%) Mainframe
18 22 (0.36%) CMDB
18 22 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 290 (4.76%) Windows
2 149 (2.45%) Linux
3 99 (1.63%) Windows 10
4 82 (1.35%) Unix
5 43 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 25 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 22 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.34%) Solaris
9 19 (0.31%) Android
9 19 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 17 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.25%) AIX
12 13 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.20%) VMS
14 10 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.11%) CentOS
16 6 (0.099%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.066%) Debian
17 4 (0.066%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.049%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,756 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,239 (20.34%) Project Management
3 605 (9.93%) Migration
4 578 (9.49%) Project Delivery
5 490 (8.05%) PRINCE2
6 475 (7.80%) Change Management
7 435 (7.14%) Scrum
8 423 (6.95%) ITIL
9 418 (6.86%) Analytics
10 415 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
11 408 (6.70%) Business Analysis
12 320 (5.25%) DevOps
13 312 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
14 307 (5.04%) Risk Management
15 284 (4.66%) Waterfall
16 278 (4.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 267 (4.38%) Decision-Making
18 239 (3.92%) CRM
19 238 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
20 234 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 402 (6.60%) SQL
2 207 (3.40%) Java
3 136 (2.23%) Python
4 120 (1.97%) C
5 102 (1.67%) C#
6 99 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 67 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 34 (0.56%) VBA
9 26 (0.43%) Ruby
10 25 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 24 (0.39%) R
12 20 (0.33%) PL/SQL
13 19 (0.31%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.23%) Go
15 14 (0.23%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.21%) VB
17 12 (0.20%) C++
18 11 (0.18%) ES6
19 10 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 486 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 359 (5.89%) SC Cleared
3 269 (4.42%) Degree
4 140 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 113 (1.86%) CISSP
6 105 (1.72%) PMP
7 87 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 85 (1.40%) CISM
9 81 (1.33%) ISEB
10 79 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 63 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
12 62 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 53 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 43 (0.71%) ISTQB
15 42 (0.69%) CISA
16 33 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
17 27 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
18 25 (0.41%) CRISC
19 24 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
20 20 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (4.71%) PMO
2 170 (2.79%) QA
3 113 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 95 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (1.48%) GDPR
6 74 (1.22%) SLA
7 51 (0.84%) NIST
7 51 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.66%) COBIT
9 34 (0.56%) NCSC
10 21 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 18 (0.30%) HL7
13 16 (0.26%) PSD2
14 15 (0.25%) MiFID
15 14 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
16 12 (0.20%) EMIR
17 11 (0.18%) IFRS
18 10 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
19 9 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 153 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 80 (1.31%) Docker
3 48 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.20%) vSphere
6 8 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.11%) HDFS
8 6 (0.099%) vCloud
9 5 (0.082%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.082%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.082%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.066%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.066%) OpenDJ
10 4 (0.066%) XenApp
11 3 (0.049%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.049%) KVM
11 3 (0.049%) oVirt
11 3 (0.049%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.049%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 117 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 73 (1.20%) Ansible
3 59 (0.97%) Terraform
4 54 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.72%) Puppet
6 43 (0.71%) SCCM
7 23 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (0.33%) CASB
9 19 (0.31%) HP ALM
10 18 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.20%) SCOM
12 9 (0.15%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 7 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (0.11%) Nessus
15 6 (0.099%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.099%) WSUS
16 5 (0.082%) Salt
16 5 (0.082%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 554 (9.10%) Microsoft
2 424 (6.96%) SAP
3 278 (4.56%) Oracle
4 139 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 113 (1.86%) Google
6 89 (1.46%) ServiceNow
7 83 (1.36%) VMware
8 75 (1.23%) Cisco
9 60 (0.99%) Tableau
10 52 (0.85%) Adobe
11 48 (0.79%) Citrix
12 47 (0.77%) Workday
13 43 (0.71%) IBM
14 38 (0.62%) Remedy
15 37 (0.61%) Cloudera
16 36 (0.59%) Ariba
17 33 (0.54%) CheckPoint
18 31 (0.51%) Greenplum
18 31 (0.51%) UiPath
19 27 (0.44%) HP