Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 6,576 7,595 6,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.71% 7.64% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.71% 8.90% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,402 5,224 4,792
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +1.34%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £77.56 £48.75 £55.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% +9.09%

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 85,262 85,360 82,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 85.85% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,290 57,072 54,475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.83% +1.35% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,147 2,018 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.04 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% -10.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 -9 5,960 £475 +1.06% 831
UK excluding London -11 3,743 £450 +5.88% 555
London -12 2,704 £505 +1.00% 351
South East -7 1,049 £475 +3.26% 135
North of England -8 864 £425 - 158
Midlands -2 641 £450 +5.88% 102
West Midlands -6 428 £438 +2.94% 73
Yorkshire -6 426 £425 - 76
Scotland -3 407 £425 +3.03% 58
South West -14 401 £438 +6.06% 58
North West 0 375 £433 +1.76% 75
East of England -2 265 £475 +11.76% 30
East Midlands +2 180 £450 +8.43% 27
Wales -2 104 £475 +18.75% 12
North East 0 70 £380 -15.56% 7
Northern Ireland +27 10 £350 -3.45% 5
Channel Islands - 6 £650 -
Isle of Man - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 2,136 (32.48%) Finance
2 2,078 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,448 (22.02%) Project Management
4 672 (10.22%) Banking
5 599 (9.11%) Microsoft
6 581 (8.84%) PRINCE2
7 571 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
8 549 (8.35%) Business Analysis
9 523 (7.95%) Migration
10 516 (7.85%) Scrum
11 498 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
12 488 (7.42%) Retail
13 466 (7.09%) Change Management
14 458 (6.96%) Security Cleared
15 436 (6.63%) Waterfall
16 409 (6.22%) ITIL
17 403 (6.13%) SQL
18 399 (6.07%) SAP
19 395 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
20 391 (5.95%) PMO
21 365 (5.55%) Oracle
22 354 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
23 345 (5.25%) SC Cleared
24 344 (5.23%) User Stories
25 324 (4.93%) JIRA
26 320 (4.87%) Risk Management
27 311 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
28 310 (4.71%) Degree
29 305 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
30 303 (4.61%) 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
1 172 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 141 (2.14%) Confluence
3 63 (0.96%) SAS
4 59 (0.90%) CMS
5 29 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 25 (0.38%) Apache Spark
7 22 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 21 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.21%) Apache
10 14 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.14%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.12%) Drupal
14 8 (0.12%) IIS
14 8 (0.12%) JBoss
15 6 (0.091%) Documentum
15 6 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 354 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 273 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
3 188 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 165 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
5 145 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.29%) UserZoom
8 18 (0.27%) InVision
9 6 (0.091%) Maya
9 6 (0.091%) Open Workbench
10 5 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.061%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.061%) UXPin
12 3 (0.046%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.046%) Windchill
13 2 (0.030%) HipChat
14 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.015%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.015%) Stata
Business Applications
1 126 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (0.40%) Workday HCM
5 23 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 22 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 19 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 19 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 18 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 16 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (0.21%) SAP BPC
13 13 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
13 13 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
14 12 (0.18%) SAP MM
15 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
16 10 (0.15%) SAP HR
16 10 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
17 9 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 395 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 305 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 206 (3.13%) Office 365
4 112 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
5 71 (1.08%) SaaS
6 67 (1.02%) PaaS
7 51 (0.78%) IaaS
8 42 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 32 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (0.38%) Serverless
11 23 (0.35%) GitHub
12 22 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
13 21 (0.32%) Trello
14 20 (0.30%) Apigee
14 20 (0.30%) OpenShift
15 17 (0.26%) Google Analytics
16 16 (0.24%) OneDrive
17 14 (0.21%) Slack
18 12 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (1.38%) Firewall
2 78 (1.19%) WAN
3 59 (0.90%) LAN
4 44 (0.67%) Internet
5 40 (0.61%) DNS
6 35 (0.53%) Intranet
7 27 (0.41%) DHCP
8 26 (0.40%) Skype
8 26 (0.40%) Wireless
9 22 (0.33%) SAN
10 21 (0.32%) VPN
11 20 (0.30%) BGP
11 20 (0.30%) SMS
11 20 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (0.29%) Network Security
12 19 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
13 18 (0.27%) Value-Added Service
14 17 (0.26%) VoIP
15 16 (0.24%) Broadband
15 16 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 149 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 126 (1.92%) Big Data
4 105 (1.60%) Power BI
5 59 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 51 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 45 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 39 (0.59%) Data Lake
11 36 (0.55%) SAP HANA
12 33 (0.50%) DB2
13 30 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (0.41%) NoSQL
15 27 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 27 (0.41%) QlikView
15 27 (0.41%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.40%) SAP BW
17 20 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 324 (4.93%) JIRA
2 82 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 63 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 63 (0.96%) Selenium
4 46 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 33 (0.50%) Axure RP
6 30 (0.46%) Maven
6 30 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 29 (0.44%) JMeter
8 26 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (0.32%) SoapUI
11 20 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (0.29%) Bitbucket
13 15 (0.23%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.20%) GitLab
14 13 (0.20%) LoadRunner
14 13 (0.20%) Subversion
14 13 (0.20%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 2,136 (32.48%) Finance
2 672 (10.22%) Banking
3 488 (7.42%) Retail
4 276 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 199 (3.03%) Marketing
6 189 (2.87%) Legal
7 122 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 106 (1.61%) Retail Banking
9 102 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 88 (1.34%) Law
11 81 (1.23%) Advertising
12 69 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 59 (0.90%) Front Office
14 54 (0.82%) Billing
15 49 (0.75%) Back Office
16 34 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 33 (0.50%) Automotive
18 29 (0.44%) Publishing
19 28 (0.43%) Electronics
20 22 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,527 (23.22%) Analyst
2 1,353 (20.57%) Project Manager
3 989 (15.04%) Business Analyst
4 633 (9.63%) Architect
5 330 (5.02%) Consultant
6 293 (4.46%) IT Manager
7 261 (3.97%) Developer
8 255 (3.88%) Programme Manager
9 225 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 201 (3.06%) Senior Manager
11 190 (2.89%) IT Project Manager
12 187 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
13 153 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
14 142 (2.16%) Test Manager
15 126 (1.92%) Designer
16 120 (1.82%) Service Manager
17 118 (1.79%) Change Manager
18 116 (1.76%) Business Manager
19 111 (1.69%) Data Analyst
19 111 (1.69%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (1.82%) .NET
2 81 (1.23%) Web Services
3 74 (1.13%) Middleware
4 63 (0.96%) XML
5 56 (0.85%) HTML
6 47 (0.71%) REST
7 46 (0.70%) JSON
7 46 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 44 (0.67%) Node.js
9 41 (0.62%) CSS
10 40 (0.61%) React
11 38 (0.58%) SOAP
12 31 (0.47%) AngularJS
13 29 (0.44%) RESTful
14 24 (0.36%) Redux
15 22 (0.33%) Gherkin
16 19 (0.29%) J2EE
17 17 (0.26%) Kafka
18 16 (0.24%) ASP.NET
19 15 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 571 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (4.08%) User Experience
3 189 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 186 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 118 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 94 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 81 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 73 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 71 (1.08%) PMI
10 61 (0.93%) Fintech
11 53 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 53 (0.81%) NHS
12 47 (0.71%) Derivative
12 47 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 46 (0.70%) FMCG
14 38 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 34 (0.52%) Public Cloud
16 31 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
16 31 (0.47%) Private Cloud
17 28 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 284 (4.32%) Windows
2 172 (2.62%) Linux
3 111 (1.69%) Unix
4 98 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 44 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 43 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (0.59%) Android
8 33 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 30 (0.46%) Solaris
10 22 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.21%) AIX
12 11 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.14%) CentOS
14 6 (0.091%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.076%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.030%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.030%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.030%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.030%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,078 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,448 (22.02%) Project Management
3 581 (8.84%) PRINCE2
4 549 (8.35%) Business Analysis
5 523 (7.95%) Migration
6 516 (7.85%) Scrum
7 498 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
8 466 (7.09%) Change Management
9 436 (6.63%) Waterfall
10 409 (6.22%) ITIL
11 344 (5.23%) User Stories
12 320 (4.87%) Risk Management
13 311 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 303 (4.61%) SDLC
15 302 (4.59%) Analytics
16 289 (4.39%) Programme Management
17 287 (4.36%) DevOps
17 287 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 286 (4.35%) Decision-Making
19 281 (4.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 403 (6.13%) SQL
2 232 (3.53%) Java
3 152 (2.31%) Python
4 119 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 77 (1.17%) C#
6 70 (1.06%) C
7 45 (0.68%) VBA
8 38 (0.58%) PowerShell
9 37 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 31 (0.47%) Ruby
10 31 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 29 (0.44%) R
12 26 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 23 (0.35%) Perl
14 22 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 17 (0.26%) Scala
16 13 (0.20%) Apex Code
16 13 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 10 (0.15%) Go
18 9 (0.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 458 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 345 (5.25%) SC Cleared
3 310 (4.71%) Degree
4 119 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 112 (1.70%) ISEB
6 102 (1.55%) PMP
7 90 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 88 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 77 (1.17%) CISSP
10 65 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 64 (0.97%) ISTQB
12 59 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 53 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
13 53 (0.81%) CISM
14 40 (0.61%) CISA
15 37 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (0.50%) APMP
17 28 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
19 24 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (5.95%) PMO
2 204 (3.10%) QA
3 156 (2.37%) GDPR
4 76 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 56 (0.85%) SLA
6 55 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.61%) PSD2
9 36 (0.55%) COBIT
10 31 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.27%) MiFID
12 17 (0.26%) IFRS
13 12 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
14 8 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.12%) EMIR
14 8 (0.12%) SEPA
15 7 (0.11%) P3O
16 5 (0.076%) IFRS 9
16 5 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 120 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 88 (1.34%) Docker
3 62 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.091%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.091%) vSphere
8 5 (0.076%) Postfix
8 5 (0.076%) XenApp
9 4 (0.061%) BIND 9
9 4 (0.061%) Firmware
9 4 (0.061%) HDFS
9 4 (0.061%) IAG
9 4 (0.061%) KVM
9 4 (0.061%) NFS
9 4 (0.061%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.046%) Squid
Systems Management
1 71 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 60 (0.91%) Ansible
3 39 (0.59%) Puppet
4 31 (0.47%) HP ALM
4 31 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (0.44%) Terraform
6 22 (0.33%) SCCM
7 20 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.21%) CASB
11 13 (0.20%) Kibana
11 13 (0.20%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.17%) Nagios
13 7 (0.11%) logstash
14 6 (0.091%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.091%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 5 (0.076%) PTC Integrity
15 5 (0.076%) SCOM
16 4 (0.061%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 599 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 399 (6.07%) SAP
3 365 (5.55%) Oracle
4 130 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 113 (1.72%) VMware
6 112 (1.70%) Workday
7 104 (1.58%) Cisco
8 97 (1.48%) IBM
9 74 (1.13%) Google
10 63 (0.96%) ServiceNow
11 55 (0.84%) Tableau
12 51 (0.78%) HP
13 46 (0.70%) Citrix
14 43 (0.65%) Adobe
15 40 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 39 (0.59%) CheckPoint
17 34 (0.52%) Splunk
18 32 (0.49%) Remedy
19 31 (0.47%) EMC
20 29 (0.44%) Dell