Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 6,273 7,841 6,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.89% 7.78% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 9.00% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,100 5,302 4,430
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £325 £321 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 49
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £32.00 £44.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -28.81% +67.26%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.92 £18.53
90th Percentile £54.90 £56.85 £66.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.75 £44.95
% change year-on-year -5.41% -38.26% +63.45%

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 79,098 87,137 76,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.93% 86.46% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,110 57,481 50,498
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £304 £298 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,128 2,294 2,079
UK median hourly rate £24.64 £21.79 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -12.86% -
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.17 £11.47
90th Percentile £51.42 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.63% -20.00% -6.38%

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 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -3 5,779 £488 +3.72% 315
UK excluding London -10 3,457 £450 +5.26% 168
London -5 2,694 £513 +2.50% 151
South East -3 1,037 £475 +5.56% 37
North of England -1 866 £450 +5.88% 37
Midlands -10 536 £450 +5.88% 44
Yorkshire -4 419 £440 +7.98% 14
West Midlands -7 393 £450 +5.88% 38
North West -1 385 £450 +5.88% 19
South West -19 350 £450 +5.88% 19
Scotland -6 332 £425 - 2
East of England -5 255 £475 +5.56% 29
East Midlands -16 119 £420 +1.82% 6
North East +10 70 £450 -5.26% 4
Wales -6 62 £434 +3.58% 1
Northern Ireland +23 13 £325 -35.00% 1
Channel Islands - 11 £600 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,899 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1,839 (29.32%) Finance
3 1,328 (21.17%) Project Management
4 608 (9.69%) Banking
5 579 (9.23%) Microsoft
6 566 (9.02%) Security Cleared
7 556 (8.86%) Migration
8 525 (8.37%) PRINCE2
9 500 (7.97%) Change Management
10 483 (7.70%) Business Analysis
11 473 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
12 463 (7.38%) Scrum
13 460 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
14 446 (7.11%) ITIL
15 429 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
16 420 (6.70%) SC Cleared
17 404 (6.44%) SQL
18 403 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
19 392 (6.25%) Analytics
20 383 (6.11%) Retail
20 383 (6.11%) DevOps
21 361 (5.75%) SAP
22 339 (5.40%) Waterfall
23 326 (5.20%) PMO
24 316 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
25 314 (5.01%) JIRA
26 301 (4.80%) Decision-Making
27 298 (4.75%) Oracle
27 298 (4.75%) Windows
28 296 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 198 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 132 (2.10%) Confluence
3 63 (1.00%) CMS
4 48 (0.77%) SAS
5 38 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 29 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 23 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.30%) Apache
8 19 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 17 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.24%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.18%) MS Project Server
12 11 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.11%) Documentum
13 7 (0.11%) Drupal
13 7 (0.11%) JBoss
14 6 (0.096%) IIS
Applications
1 296 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 230 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
3 173 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 168 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
5 122 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.53%) Sketch
8 16 (0.26%) InVision
9 14 (0.22%) Open Workbench
10 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
11 8 (0.13%) Marvel
12 6 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.048%) Adobe XD
15 3 (0.048%) Photoshop
15 3 (0.048%) Stata
15 3 (0.048%) Windchill
16 2 (0.032%) UXPin
16 2 (0.032%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 117 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 35 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 26 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 26 (0.41%) Workday HCM
6 25 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 23 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
8 21 (0.33%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.27%) SAP BPC
10 15 (0.24%) SAP MM
11 14 (0.22%) NetSuite
11 14 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
12 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
13 11 (0.18%) SAP CRM
13 11 (0.18%) SAP SD
14 10 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 10 (0.16%) SAP WM
15 9 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 429 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 403 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 194 (3.09%) Office 365
4 121 (1.93%) Power Platform
5 98 (1.56%) SaaS
6 80 (1.28%) PaaS
7 78 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
8 58 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 51 (0.81%) GitHub
11 49 (0.78%) IaaS
12 35 (0.56%) Google Analytics
13 31 (0.49%) Serverless
14 24 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (0.32%) OpenShift
16 19 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
17 17 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 15 (0.24%) Trello
19 14 (0.22%) Apigee
20 11 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 89 (1.42%) WAN
2 85 (1.36%) Firewall
3 72 (1.15%) LAN
4 49 (0.78%) DNS
5 41 (0.65%) Network Security
6 38 (0.61%) Skype
7 37 (0.59%) DHCP
8 36 (0.57%) VPN
9 35 (0.56%) SAN
10 33 (0.53%) Internet
11 27 (0.43%) Wireless
12 24 (0.38%) Intranet
13 23 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (0.30%) WLAN
15 18 (0.29%) Unified Communications
16 17 (0.27%) NAS
17 15 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
18 14 (0.22%) 4G
18 14 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (2.53%) Big Data
1 159 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 151 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 118 (1.88%) Power BI
4 56 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 50 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
5 50 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (0.78%) Data Lake
7 45 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 42 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 36 (0.57%) NoSQL
9 36 (0.57%) SAP HANA
10 35 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 33 (0.53%) SAP BW
12 32 (0.51%) QlikView
13 29 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 27 (0.43%) MySQL
15 26 (0.41%) DB2
16 25 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 314 (5.01%) JIRA
2 110 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 65 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 64 (1.02%) Selenium
5 41 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 37 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 32 (0.51%) Axure RP
9 28 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 27 (0.43%) Maven
11 25 (0.40%) Artifactory
11 25 (0.40%) SoapUI
12 20 (0.32%) Visual Studio
13 19 (0.30%) Gradle
14 18 (0.29%) Spock
15 17 (0.27%) Ant
15 17 (0.27%) GitLab
16 15 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
18 13 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,839 (29.32%) Finance
2 608 (9.69%) Banking
3 383 (6.11%) Retail
4 294 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 179 (2.85%) Marketing
6 147 (2.34%) Legal
7 98 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 92 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 91 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.34%) Law
11 72 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 67 (1.07%) Advertising
13 57 (0.91%) Billing
14 54 (0.86%) Back Office
15 52 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 50 (0.80%) Front Office
17 26 (0.41%) Publishing
18 23 (0.37%) Electronics
19 18 (0.29%) French Language
20 14 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,325 (21.12%) Analyst
2 1,274 (20.31%) Project Manager
3 847 (13.50%) Business Analyst
4 772 (12.31%) Architect
5 306 (4.88%) Consultant
6 268 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
7 244 (3.89%) IT Manager
8 218 (3.48%) Developer
9 210 (3.35%) Programme Manager
10 173 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
11 158 (2.52%) Senior Manager
12 148 (2.36%) Designer
12 148 (2.36%) IT Project Manager
13 125 (1.99%) Service Manager
14 122 (1.94%) Change Manager
15 120 (1.91%) Business Manager
16 117 (1.87%) Data Analyst
16 117 (1.87%) Infrastructure Manager
17 114 (1.82%) Technical Architect
18 108 (1.72%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (2.60%) .NET
2 107 (1.71%) Web Services
3 70 (1.12%) XML
4 67 (1.07%) HTML
5 64 (1.02%) Middleware
6 63 (1.00%) REST
7 58 (0.92%) CSS
8 43 (0.69%) JSON
9 42 (0.67%) SOAP
10 40 (0.64%) RESTful
11 35 (0.56%) Node.js
12 34 (0.54%) .NET Core
13 33 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
14 27 (0.43%) Redux
15 25 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (0.40%) Gherkin
15 25 (0.40%) Kafka
16 23 (0.37%) AngularJS
17 22 (0.35%) .NET Framework
18 21 (0.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 473 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (3.92%) User Experience
3 198 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 167 (2.66%) Data Centre
5 107 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
6 101 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 93 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 72 (1.15%) PMI
9 70 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 53 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 50 (0.80%) Fintech
12 41 (0.65%) FMCG
13 39 (0.62%) Data Structures
14 38 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (0.61%) NHS
15 35 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
16 34 (0.54%) Cloud Native
17 33 (0.53%) Public Cloud
18 29 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 298 (4.75%) Windows
2 191 (3.04%) Linux
3 103 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 81 (1.29%) Unix
5 47 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (0.62%) Android
7 38 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 33 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.45%) Solaris
10 23 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.29%) AIX
12 17 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.080%) CentOS
14 5 (0.080%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.048%) Check Point GAiA
15 3 (0.048%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.048%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.016%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,899 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1,328 (21.17%) Project Management
3 556 (8.86%) Migration
4 525 (8.37%) PRINCE2
5 500 (7.97%) Change Management
6 483 (7.70%) Business Analysis
7 463 (7.38%) Scrum
8 460 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
9 446 (7.11%) ITIL
10 392 (6.25%) Analytics
11 383 (6.11%) DevOps
12 339 (5.40%) Waterfall
13 316 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
14 301 (4.80%) Decision-Making
15 291 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 284 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 280 (4.46%) Risk Management
18 275 (4.38%) CRM
19 266 (4.24%) SDLC
20 263 (4.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 404 (6.44%) SQL
2 234 (3.73%) Java
3 146 (2.33%) Python
4 96 (1.53%) C#
5 92 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 78 (1.24%) C
7 69 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 49 (0.78%) Ruby
9 37 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 35 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 31 (0.49%) VBA
12 21 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.32%) R
14 17 (0.27%) Go
15 16 (0.26%) Perl
16 15 (0.24%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.22%) Apex Code
17 14 (0.22%) PHP
18 13 (0.21%) Scala
19 11 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 566 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 420 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 252 (4.02%) Degree
4 141 (2.25%) PMI Certification
5 110 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 108 (1.72%) PMP
7 95 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 85 (1.36%) ISEB
9 71 (1.13%) CISSP
10 70 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 56 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 50 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 49 (0.78%) CISM
14 48 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
16 33 (0.53%) CISA
17 32 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
18 29 (0.46%) APMP
19 18 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 17 (0.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (5.20%) PMO
2 157 (2.50%) QA
3 95 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 88 (1.40%) GDPR
5 68 (1.08%) SLA
6 65 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 47 (0.75%) PSD2
8 41 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 26 (0.41%) COBIT
10 24 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.21%) SEPA
12 11 (0.18%) IFRS
13 8 (0.13%) ARP4754
13 8 (0.13%) ARP4761
13 8 (0.13%) Def Stans
13 8 (0.13%) DO-254
13 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.13%) MiFID
14 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.096%) GxP
System Software
1 142 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 121 (1.93%) Docker
3 77 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.35%) vSphere
5 21 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.14%) Squid
8 9 (0.14%) Varnish
8 9 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.13%) Firmware
9 8 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.11%) HDFS
10 7 (0.11%) IAG
11 6 (0.096%) NFS
11 6 (0.096%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.096%) XenApp
12 5 (0.080%) vCloud
13 4 (0.064%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.064%) KVM
Systems Management
1 119 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 83 (1.32%) Ansible
3 71 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.10%) Puppet
5 40 (0.64%) Terraform
6 35 (0.56%) SCCM
7 20 (0.32%) HP ALM
7 20 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (0.22%) SCOM
9 13 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (0.18%) vCenter Server
11 8 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.11%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.096%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.096%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.096%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.096%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.080%) WSUS
Vendors
1 579 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 361 (5.75%) SAP
3 298 (4.75%) Oracle
4 131 (2.09%) VMware
5 129 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 106 (1.69%) Cisco
7 102 (1.63%) Workday
8 97 (1.55%) Google
9 65 (1.04%) Tableau
10 59 (0.94%) ServiceNow
11 57 (0.91%) Citrix
12 51 (0.81%) Adobe
12 51 (0.81%) IBM
13 43 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 37 (0.59%) EMC
15 34 (0.54%) Greenplum
15 34 (0.54%) Remedy
16 32 (0.51%) Dell
17 31 (0.49%) HP
18 30 (0.48%) Blue Prism