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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 15 21 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 8,404 4,963 2,573
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 9.44% 7.48% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.54% 8.41% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,082 3,619 1,653
10th Percentile £388 £325 £325
25th Percentile £453 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £581
90th Percentile £745 £680 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 73 69
10th Percentile - £20.52 £15.75
25th Percentile £15.90 £26.00 £23.90
Median hourly rate £43.36 £43.00 £41.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.83% +3.61% +18.57%
75th Percentile £55.50 £56.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.30 £61.81 £56.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.57 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.00% +3.61% +1.97%

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 79,707 59,001 35,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.58% 88.93% 86.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,108 40,502 24,057
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £444 £405 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £595 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,729 1,641 1,020
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £17.00 £15.17 £16.06
Median hourly rate £29.25 £24.80 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year +17.97% +8.16% +0.42%
75th Percentile £54.00 £47.50 £45.93
90th Percentile £67.27 £60.00 £55.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.12 £21.50 £20.85
% change year-on-year +12.19% +3.14% -8.53%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +6 6,969 £538 +7.50% 667
Work from Home +4 4,141 £525 +5.00% 248
London +7 3,635 £563 +6.13% 332
UK excluding London +2 3,234 £500 +8.11% 366
South East +2 839 £525 +10.53% 90
North of England +2 774 £500 +5.26% 106
Midlands +1 633 £500 +11.11% 59
West Midlands 0 514 £518 +11.89% 46
North West 0 407 £490 +3.16% 59
Scotland +4 376 £500 +11.11% 36
South West +8 375 £500 +13.64% 42
Yorkshire +7 337 £500 +5.26% 36
East of England +14 171 £478 +20.50% 27
East Midlands -3 114 £475 +10.92% 12
Wales +14 64 £500 - 6
North East -10 28 £475 -9.52% 11
Northern Ireland +1 8 £438 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 3,118 (37.10%) Agile
2 2,858 (34.01%) Social Skills
3 2,590 (30.82%) Finance
4 1,728 (20.56%) Project Management
5 1,023 (12.17%) Project Delivery
6 958 (11.40%) Azure
7 807 (9.60%) Microsoft
8 794 (9.45%) Scrum
9 781 (9.29%) Migration
10 740 (8.81%) Change Management
11 727 (8.65%) Waterfall
12 721 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
13 720 (8.57%) Public Sector
14 703 (8.37%) DevOps
15 690 (8.21%) Security Cleared
16 667 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
17 638 (7.59%) Banking
17 638 (7.59%) Business Analysis
18 618 (7.35%) Requirements Gathering
19 606 (7.21%) Risk Management
20 572 (6.81%) AWS
21 568 (6.76%) SC Cleared
22 567 (6.75%) PRINCE2
23 551 (6.56%) Analytics
24 543 (6.46%) JIRA
25 508 (6.04%) Retail
26 498 (5.93%) Decision-Making
27 495 (5.89%) SAP
28 459 (5.46%) SQL
29 447 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 311 (3.70%) Confluence
2 181 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 89 (1.06%) CMS
4 43 (0.51%) SAS
5 33 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 21 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 19 (0.23%) Apache
8 13 (0.15%) IIS
9 12 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.12%) Ethereum
11 9 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
12 8 (0.095%) Drupal
12 8 (0.095%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.083%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.083%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.059%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.059%) JBoss
14 5 (0.059%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.059%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.059%) WordPress
Applications
1 334 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 238 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
3 236 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 226 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
5 110 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.17%) Sketch
8 12 (0.14%) InVision
9 10 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.071%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.071%) SPSS
11 5 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.059%) CATIA
12 3 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.036%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.024%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 105 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 72 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 33 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 32 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 30 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 28 (0.33%) Workday HCM
8 22 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 21 (0.25%) Maximo
9 21 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
10 19 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
11 16 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
11 16 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
12 13 (0.15%) SAP FI
13 12 (0.14%) Magento
13 12 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 11 (0.13%) SAP BPC
14 11 (0.13%) SAP ERP
14 11 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 958 (11.40%) Azure
2 572 (6.81%) AWS
3 334 (3.97%) Power Platform
4 233 (2.77%) GCP
5 232 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
6 203 (2.42%) SaaS
7 169 (2.01%) Azure DevOps
8 153 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
9 107 (1.27%) Serverless
10 87 (1.04%) PaaS
11 58 (0.69%) IaaS
12 53 (0.63%) GitHub
13 52 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 48 (0.57%) Azure Logic Apps
15 47 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
16 42 (0.50%) OpenShift
17 41 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
18 37 (0.44%) Snowflake
19 36 (0.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
20 35 (0.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 123 (1.46%) Firewall
2 105 (1.25%) Network Security
3 64 (0.76%) DNS
4 56 (0.67%) WAN
5 48 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 42 (0.50%) 4G
7 39 (0.46%) LAN
8 36 (0.43%) DHCP
9 35 (0.42%) 2G
9 35 (0.42%) 3G
10 29 (0.35%) 5G
11 27 (0.32%) VPN
12 24 (0.29%) Broadband
12 24 (0.29%) Internet
13 21 (0.25%) SD-WAN
14 19 (0.23%) VoLTE
15 17 (0.20%) SAN
16 16 (0.19%) LTE
16 16 (0.19%) SMS
16 16 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (3.50%) Power BI
2 161 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 129 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 108 (1.29%) Big Data
5 71 (0.84%) Tableau
6 69 (0.82%) Data Lake
7 61 (0.73%) Metadata
8 52 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 36 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 35 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 30 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
12 30 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
12 30 (0.36%) SAP HANA
13 26 (0.31%) MySQL
14 24 (0.29%) GIS
15 23 (0.27%) Hadoop
16 22 (0.26%) DynamoDB
16 22 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 543 (6.46%) JIRA
2 139 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 126 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 52 (0.62%) Selenium
5 48 (0.57%) GitLab
5 48 (0.57%) Maven
6 42 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 35 (0.42%) ERwin
8 31 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 30 (0.36%) REST Assured
10 28 (0.33%) TeamCity
11 26 (0.31%) WebDriver
12 25 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
12 25 (0.30%) SonarQube
13 18 (0.21%) JMeter
14 13 (0.15%) Postman
14 13 (0.15%) Subversion
14 13 (0.15%) Zephyr
15 12 (0.14%) Robot Framework
16 10 (0.12%) Artifactory
General
1 2,858 (34.01%) Social Skills
2 2,590 (30.82%) Finance
3 721 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
4 720 (8.57%) Public Sector
5 638 (7.59%) Banking
6 508 (6.04%) Retail
7 423 (5.03%) Influencing Skills
8 398 (4.74%) Presentation Skills
9 339 (4.03%) Telecoms
10 274 (3.26%) Marketing
11 240 (2.86%) Legal
12 239 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
13 182 (2.17%) Law
14 142 (1.69%) Manufacturing
15 106 (1.26%) Investment Banking
16 88 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
17 87 (1.04%) Retail Banking
18 73 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
19 65 (0.77%) Automotive
19 65 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,975 (23.50%) Project Manager
2 1,544 (18.37%) Analyst
3 1,157 (13.77%) Business Analyst
4 952 (11.33%) Architect
5 461 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
6 396 (4.71%) IT Manager
7 382 (4.55%) Consultant
8 333 (3.96%) Senior Manager
9 308 (3.66%) Programme Manager
10 298 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
11 274 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
12 212 (2.52%) Change Manager
13 207 (2.46%) Developer
14 202 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
15 170 (2.02%) Infrastructure Manager
15 170 (2.02%) Technical Manager
16 169 (2.01%) Data Architect
17 150 (1.78%) Service Manager
18 144 (1.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 142 (1.69%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (1.49%) .NET
2 59 (0.70%) HTML
3 56 (0.67%) REST
4 54 (0.64%) Node.js
5 52 (0.62%) RESTful
6 49 (0.58%) React
7 47 (0.56%) Kafka
8 45 (0.54%) ADO
9 44 (0.52%) Velocity
10 42 (0.50%) XML
11 40 (0.48%) Middleware
12 37 (0.44%) Spring
13 36 (0.43%) SOAP
14 35 (0.42%) Web Services
15 34 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
16 33 (0.39%) CSS
17 30 (0.36%) JSON
18 23 (0.27%) WireMock
19 22 (0.26%) Hibernate
19 22 (0.26%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 296 (3.52%) User Experience
2 224 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 176 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
4 155 (1.84%) Data Centre
5 153 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 147 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 117 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 113 (1.34%) PMI
9 105 (1.25%) NHS
10 90 (1.07%) Legacy Systems
11 75 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
12 72 (0.86%) Cloud Native
13 70 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 67 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 63 (0.75%) FMCG
16 62 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
17 46 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
18 45 (0.54%) Private Cloud
19 38 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
20 37 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 257 (3.06%) Windows
2 153 (1.82%) Linux
3 128 (1.52%) Unix
4 69 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 59 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.23%) Android
8 18 (0.21%) VMS
9 17 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.11%) AIX
12 9 (0.11%) Solaris
13 4 (0.048%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.048%) zOS
14 2 (0.024%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.012%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.012%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,118 (37.10%) Agile
2 1,728 (20.56%) Project Management
3 1,023 (12.17%) Project Delivery
4 794 (9.45%) Scrum
5 781 (9.29%) Migration
6 740 (8.81%) Change Management
7 727 (8.65%) Waterfall
8 703 (8.37%) DevOps
9 667 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
10 638 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 618 (7.35%) Requirements Gathering
12 606 (7.21%) Risk Management
13 567 (6.75%) PRINCE2
14 551 (6.56%) Analytics
15 498 (5.93%) Decision-Making
16 447 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 434 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
18 424 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
19 400 (4.76%) Coaching
20 392 (4.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 459 (5.46%) SQL
2 217 (2.58%) Python
3 196 (2.33%) Java
4 120 (1.43%) C
5 113 (1.34%) C#
6 111 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 92 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 33 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 31 (0.37%) Bash
10 29 (0.35%) Go
11 26 (0.31%) Ruby
12 25 (0.30%) R
12 25 (0.30%) TypeScript
13 22 (0.26%) C++
14 21 (0.25%) VBA
15 19 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.21%) VBScript
17 14 (0.17%) Scala
17 14 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 690 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 568 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 355 (4.22%) Degree
4 185 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 123 (1.46%) PMP
6 105 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 74 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 73 (0.87%) CISSP
8 73 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 66 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 62 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
11 55 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (0.52%) CISM
13 43 (0.51%) APMP
13 43 (0.51%) ISEB
14 39 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
15 38 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
16 29 (0.35%) CISA
17 26 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 23 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (5.06%) PMO
2 282 (3.36%) QA
3 157 (1.87%) GDPR
4 110 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 108 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 97 (1.15%) NIST
7 77 (0.92%) Accessibility
8 59 (0.70%) GRC
9 58 (0.69%) SLA
10 36 (0.43%) PCI DSS
11 26 (0.31%) MiFID
12 25 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 20 (0.24%) EMIR
14 19 (0.23%) IFRS
15 17 (0.20%) GxP
16 16 (0.19%) NCSC
17 15 (0.18%) ISO 20022
18 14 (0.17%) COBIT
19 13 (0.15%) GMP
19 13 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 148 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 103 (1.23%) Docker
3 68 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (0.31%) vSphere
6 25 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.11%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.11%) XenApp
11 8 (0.095%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.059%) Firmware
12 5 (0.059%) HDFS
12 5 (0.059%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.024%) KVM
14 2 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.024%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.012%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 165 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 100 (1.19%) Terraform
3 72 (0.86%) Ansible
4 34 (0.40%) SCCM
5 27 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
6 23 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (0.23%) Puppet
8 17 (0.20%) vCenter Server
9 16 (0.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 16 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.15%) Kibana
11 10 (0.12%) Grafana
12 9 (0.11%) Control-M
12 9 (0.11%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.095%) CASB
13 8 (0.095%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (0.095%) vRealize
14 7 (0.083%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.071%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (0.071%) SELinux
Vendors
1 807 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 495 (5.89%) SAP
3 359 (4.27%) Oracle
4 249 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
5 158 (1.88%) ServiceNow
6 150 (1.78%) Google
7 109 (1.30%) IBM
8 105 (1.25%) VMware
9 93 (1.11%) Workday
10 76 (0.90%) Databricks
11 70 (0.83%) Cisco
12 58 (0.69%) Citrix
13 49 (0.58%) Remedy
14 45 (0.54%) Ariba
14 45 (0.54%) Informatica
15 43 (0.51%) Adobe
16 41 (0.49%) CheckPoint
17 39 (0.46%) Sparx
18 35 (0.42%) Atlassian
18 35 (0.42%) BT