Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 2,103 5,879 7,140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.44% 6.95% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 8.03% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,607 3,975 4,914
Median daily rate £475 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +3.72% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 110 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.25 £17.15
90th Percentile £58.00 £60.00 £59.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.61% +4.83% -9.68%

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 28,236 73,171 90,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.41% 86.45% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,774 48,030 59,550
Median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,013 2,318 2,412
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £21.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +12.08% -9.83%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £26.98 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +19.91% +9.76% -13.68%

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 -2 1,793 £475 -4.52% 418
UK excluding London 0 984 £450 - 277
London -12 856 £525 - 160
Work from Home +5 474 £463 -3.65% 61
South East -1 255 £450 -4.76% 63
North of England -10 211 £425 -5.56% 82
Midlands +4 200 £436 -3.65% 53
West Midlands +4 143 £450 -2.70% 36
South West +3 126 £453 +0.75% 24
North West -8 114 £425 -10.29% 59
Scotland -5 99 £425 - 20
Yorkshire -9 78 £440 +3.53% 21
East Midlands +7 55 £425 -5.56% 17
East of England -18 54 £475 -5.00% 36
Wales +3 33 £475 - 2
North East +18 19 £425 -5.56% 2
Northern Ireland +7 7 £500 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 652 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (24.77%) Finance
3 350 (16.64%) Project Management
4 309 (14.69%) Security Cleared
5 276 (13.12%) Public Sector
6 261 (12.41%) SC Cleared
7 234 (11.13%) Project Delivery
8 215 (10.22%) Change Management
9 210 (9.99%) Microsoft
10 206 (9.80%) Azure
11 191 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
12 188 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
13 187 (8.89%) PRINCE2
14 170 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
15 166 (7.89%) Migration
16 164 (7.80%) SAP
17 162 (7.70%) Requirements Gathering
18 157 (7.47%) Business Analysis
19 151 (7.18%) DevOps
20 146 (6.94%) Scrum
20 146 (6.94%) Risk Management
21 141 (6.70%) SQL
22 139 (6.61%) ITIL
23 136 (6.47%) Business Case
24 132 (6.28%) Banking
24 132 (6.28%) AWS
25 130 (6.18%) Decision-Making
26 118 (5.61%) Programme Management
26 118 (5.61%) JIRA
26 118 (5.61%) Analytics

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 87 (4.14%) Confluence
2 50 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.24%) CMS
4 22 (1.05%) Apache
5 19 (0.90%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.57%) JBoss
8 10 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
10 7 (0.33%) SAS
11 6 (0.29%) WordPress
12 5 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.24%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.19%) Drupal
14 3 (0.14%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 79 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 60 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
4 45 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.14%) Sketch
9 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.095%) LibreOffice
9 2 (0.095%) Simulink
9 2 (0.095%) SPSS
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.048%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.048%) InVision
10 1 (0.048%) Marvel
10 1 (0.048%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.048%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 59 (2.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 32 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.29%) SAP Retail
8 6 (0.29%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.24%) SAP PLM
9 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (0.24%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.19%) SAP EWM
10 4 (0.19%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 206 (9.80%) Azure
2 132 (6.28%) AWS
3 65 (3.09%) Power Platform
4 44 (2.09%) Office 365
5 39 (1.85%) GCP
6 35 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
7 29 (1.38%) SaaS
8 23 (1.09%) GitHub
9 21 (1.00%) PaaS
10 18 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (0.76%) IaaS
12 11 (0.52%) Boomi
13 10 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
14 9 (0.43%) Apigee
14 9 (0.43%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.38%) Serverless
15 8 (0.38%) Veeva
16 7 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.52%) Firewall
2 20 (0.95%) 5G
3 19 (0.90%) WAN
4 17 (0.81%) LAN
5 16 (0.76%) 2G
6 14 (0.67%) GSM
6 14 (0.67%) MVNO
6 14 (0.67%) Packet Switching
6 14 (0.67%) Wireless
7 10 (0.48%) DNS
7 10 (0.48%) HTTP
7 10 (0.48%) Network Security
7 10 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (0.43%) Internet
9 7 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (0.33%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.33%) Skype
9 7 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (2.85%) Power BI
2 59 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 55 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (2.47%) Big Data
5 24 (1.14%) Tableau
6 23 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 20 (0.95%) Data Lake
7 20 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 15 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 14 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (0.52%) Impala
11 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.48%) SAP HANA
13 9 (0.43%) MySQL
13 9 (0.43%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 118 (5.61%) JIRA
2 39 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 27 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 23 (1.09%) Bitbucket
6 15 (0.71%) FishEye
7 14 (0.67%) ScriptRunner
7 14 (0.67%) SonarQube
7 14 (0.67%) Vagrant
8 13 (0.62%) Selenium
9 9 (0.43%) JUnit
10 8 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.24%) Maven
12 4 (0.19%) JMeter
12 4 (0.19%) Toad
13 3 (0.14%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.14%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.14%) MSI
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 521 (24.77%) Finance
2 276 (13.12%) Public Sector
3 132 (6.28%) Banking
4 105 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 92 (4.37%) Marketing
6 78 (3.71%) Retail
7 51 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 49 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 41 (1.95%) Legal
10 34 (1.62%) Law
11 32 (1.52%) Electronics
12 27 (1.28%) Front Office
13 25 (1.19%) Investment Banking
14 24 (1.14%) Advertising
15 23 (1.09%) Back Office
16 19 (0.90%) Publishing
17 14 (0.67%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.57%) Automotive
18 12 (0.57%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 389 (18.50%) Analyst
2 366 (17.40%) Project Manager
3 263 (12.51%) Business Analyst
4 236 (11.22%) Architect
5 121 (5.75%) Consultant
6 85 (4.04%) Developer
7 71 (3.38%) IT Manager
7 71 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
8 60 (2.85%) Programme Manager
9 54 (2.57%) Senior Manager
10 53 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
11 52 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
12 50 (2.38%) Business Manager
13 46 (2.19%) Data Analyst
14 42 (2.00%) Change Manager
15 38 (1.81%) Data Architect
16 34 (1.62%) SAP Consultant
17 33 (1.57%) Designer
17 33 (1.57%) Technical Manager
18 31 (1.47%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.76%) RESTful
2 34 (1.62%) HTML
2 34 (1.62%) Middleware
3 31 (1.47%) CSS
3 31 (1.47%) XML
4 28 (1.33%) Web Services
5 22 (1.05%) .NET
6 21 (1.00%) SAML
7 19 (0.90%) AngularJS
7 19 (0.90%) Spring
8 18 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
9 16 (0.76%) SOAP
10 13 (0.62%) JSON
10 13 (0.62%) Node.js
11 12 (0.57%) REST
12 11 (0.52%) React
13 10 (0.48%) SailPoint
13 10 (0.48%) Spring Boot
14 8 (0.38%) HTML5
14 8 (0.38%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 188 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.09%) User Experience
4 53 (2.52%) Virtual Team
5 47 (2.23%) NHS
6 43 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 32 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.05%) FMCG
11 21 (1.00%) PMI
12 19 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.57%) Life Science
16 10 (0.48%) Fixed Income
17 9 (0.43%) Reference Data
17 9 (0.43%) Social Media
18 8 (0.38%) CESG
18 8 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (3.47%) Windows
2 50 (2.38%) Linux
3 27 (1.28%) Unix
4 22 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 15 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.43%) Android
7 9 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.19%) VMS
8 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.14%) AIX
10 2 (0.095%) Debian
10 2 (0.095%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.048%) CentOS
11 1 (0.048%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (16.64%) Project Management
3 234 (11.13%) Project Delivery
4 215 (10.22%) Change Management
5 191 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
6 187 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 170 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
8 166 (7.89%) Migration
9 162 (7.70%) Requirements Gathering
10 157 (7.47%) Business Analysis
11 151 (7.18%) DevOps
12 146 (6.94%) Risk Management
12 146 (6.94%) Scrum
13 139 (6.61%) ITIL
14 136 (6.47%) Business Case
15 130 (6.18%) Decision-Making
16 118 (5.61%) Analytics
16 118 (5.61%) Programme Management
17 103 (4.90%) Workshop Facilitation
18 100 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 141 (6.70%) SQL
2 114 (5.42%) Java
3 81 (3.85%) Python
4 46 (2.19%) C
5 33 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 15 (0.71%) Scala
7 13 (0.62%) C#
7 13 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 13 (0.62%) VBA
8 10 (0.48%) ABAP
8 10 (0.48%) C++
9 9 (0.43%) Apple Swift
9 9 (0.43%) Objective-C
9 9 (0.43%) R
9 9 (0.43%) Ruby
10 8 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (0.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.33%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 309 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 261 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 83 (3.95%) Degree
4 47 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 46 (2.19%) PMI Certification
6 35 (1.66%) PMP
7 29 (1.38%) CISSP
8 24 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (1.05%) ISEB
9 22 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 19 (0.90%) CISM
11 15 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
12 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.48%) MCSE
14 8 (0.38%) APMP
14 8 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.14%) PMO
2 47 (2.23%) QA
3 33 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.86%) GxP
5 16 (0.76%) GDPR
5 16 (0.76%) SLA
6 15 (0.71%) PMBOK
7 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.48%) IFRS
9 9 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.43%) NIST
10 8 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.33%) COBIT
12 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.19%) NCSC
15 3 (0.14%) P3O
15 3 (0.14%) PSD2
15 3 (0.14%) SEPA
16 2 (0.095%) Section 508
System Software
1 39 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 39 (1.85%) Docker
2 25 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.67%) GlusterFS
4 10 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.43%) HDFS
6 7 (0.33%) NFS
7 6 (0.29%) vSphere
8 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.24%) XenApp
9 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.095%) vCloud
11 2 (0.095%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.048%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.048%) Firmware
12 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (1.71%) Ansible
2 32 (1.52%) Terraform
3 30 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 17 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 16 (0.76%) Prometheus
6 15 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 15 (0.71%) Grafana
7 7 (0.33%) SCCM
8 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.29%) Puppet
9 4 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.19%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
10 3 (0.14%) Nessus
10 3 (0.14%) OpenVAS
10 3 (0.14%) vRealize
11 2 (0.095%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.095%) Packer
Vendors
1 210 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 164 (7.80%) SAP
3 98 (4.66%) Oracle
4 39 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 37 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (1.66%) Atlassian
7 33 (1.57%) Cisco
8 27 (1.28%) VMware
9 23 (1.09%) Google
10 20 (0.95%) Cloudera
10 20 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 19 (0.90%) Dell
11 19 (0.90%) F5
12 18 (0.86%) webMethods
13 17 (0.81%) Juniper
14 15 (0.71%) Adobe
14 15 (0.71%) Citrix
14 15 (0.71%) Fortinet
15 14 (0.67%) IFS
16 13 (0.62%) Talend