Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 5,499 7,181 7,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.85% 6.81% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 7.83% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,597 4,866 5,381
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 47 37
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.42 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.70 £79.80 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% - -2.78%

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 68,838 91,759 89,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.71% 87.06% 86.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,974 60,757 59,352
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,262 2,351 2,092
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.10 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.37 £20.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -14.58% +6.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +5 5,008 £500 +5.26% 697
UK excluding London +1 3,111 £450 - 507
London +8 2,246 £525 +5.00% 252
South East +7 967 £473 -0.53% 101
North of England -2 633 £450 +5.88% 135
Midlands -3 446 £450 - 116
South West -2 406 £450 +1.12% 52
North West +1 347 £463 +7.56% 68
West Midlands 0 294 £455 +1.11% 80
Scotland -7 291 £425 - 40
East of England +8 265 £500 +5.26% 38
Yorkshire -9 243 £428 +0.59% 55
East Midlands +4 136 £450 +5.88% 36
Wales +9 88 £450 -5.26% 24
North East -2 42 £450 +13.92% 12
Northern Ireland +5 15 £438 +25.00%
Channel Islands -5 3 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,655 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,416 (25.75%) Finance
3 1,083 (19.69%) Project Management
4 607 (11.04%) Microsoft
5 531 (9.66%) Azure
6 508 (9.24%) Migration
7 478 (8.69%) Project Delivery
8 456 (8.29%) PRINCE2
9 453 (8.24%) Scrum
10 432 (7.86%) Analytics
11 409 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
12 407 (7.40%) Public Sector
13 406 (7.38%) Change Management
14 402 (7.31%) Security Cleared
14 402 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
15 388 (7.06%) Business Analysis
16 387 (7.04%) SAP
17 385 (7.00%) Banking
18 372 (6.76%) SQL
19 354 (6.44%) ITIL
20 325 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
21 318 (5.78%) Retail
22 313 (5.69%) DevOps
23 295 (5.36%) SC Cleared
23 295 (5.36%) AWS
24 283 (5.15%) Oracle
25 270 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
26 267 (4.86%) Degree
27 262 (4.76%) Risk Management
28 260 (4.73%) PMO

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
1 206 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 119 (2.16%) Confluence
3 51 (0.93%) CMS
4 41 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 39 (0.71%) SAS
6 31 (0.56%) Skype for Business
7 29 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.20%) Apache
11 11 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.16%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.091%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.091%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.073%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.073%) nginx
14 4 (0.073%) WordPress
15 3 (0.055%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 270 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
3 153 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 122 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 85 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.35%) Sketch
8 13 (0.24%) InVision
8 13 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.091%) UserZoom
11 4 (0.073%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.055%) Figma
12 3 (0.055%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.036%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.036%) Simulink
13 2 (0.036%) SPSS
13 2 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 86 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 28 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 23 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 22 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 21 (0.38%) SAP CO
7 19 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 18 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 14 (0.25%) NetSuite
11 13 (0.24%) SAP HR
12 12 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
12 12 (0.22%) SAP SD
13 11 (0.20%) SAP MDG
13 11 (0.20%) SessionCam
14 10 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
14 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
14 10 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 531 (9.66%) Azure
2 295 (5.36%) AWS
3 219 (3.98%) Office 365
4 140 (2.55%) Power Platform
5 95 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
6 85 (1.55%) SaaS
7 70 (1.27%) GCP
8 58 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 55 (1.00%) PaaS
10 37 (0.67%) IaaS
11 33 (0.60%) Google Analytics
12 32 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
13 31 (0.56%) GitHub
14 28 (0.51%) OneDrive
15 23 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
16 22 (0.40%) Serverless
17 19 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
18 18 (0.33%) G Suite
19 17 (0.31%) PowerApps
20 13 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.44%) Firewall
2 64 (1.16%) WAN
3 61 (1.11%) LAN
4 59 (1.07%) Internet
5 42 (0.76%) Skype
6 35 (0.64%) 4G
7 34 (0.62%) 3G
8 32 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (0.55%) Network Security
9 30 (0.55%) Unified Communications
10 29 (0.53%) DNS
11 28 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
12 26 (0.47%) 5G
13 25 (0.45%) VoIP
14 24 (0.44%) 2G
15 21 (0.38%) Intranet
16 19 (0.35%) Wireless
17 18 (0.33%) DHCP
17 18 (0.33%) Ethernet
17 18 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
2 149 (2.71%) Big Data
3 138 (2.51%) SQL Server
4 128 (2.33%) Power BI
5 65 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 60 (1.09%) Data Lake
7 57 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 47 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 32 (0.58%) SAP HANA
12 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 29 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
14 26 (0.47%) GIS
15 25 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
16 24 (0.44%) NoSQL
17 22 (0.40%) QlikView
18 21 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
18 21 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
19 19 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 245 (4.46%) JIRA
2 73 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 53 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 46 (0.84%) Selenium
5 23 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 22 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 19 (0.35%) JMeter
8 17 (0.31%) Maven
8 17 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (0.29%) SoapUI
10 13 (0.24%) JUnit
11 12 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.22%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.18%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.18%) Postman
12 10 (0.18%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.16%) Axure RP
13 9 (0.16%) ERwin
14 8 (0.15%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1,416 (25.75%) Finance
2 407 (7.40%) Public Sector
3 385 (7.00%) Banking
4 318 (5.78%) Retail
5 228 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 179 (3.26%) Marketing
7 136 (2.47%) Legal
8 115 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 79 (1.44%) Advertising
10 77 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 58 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 48 (0.87%) Local Government
13 47 (0.85%) Law
14 43 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 40 (0.73%) Billing
15 40 (0.73%) Publishing
16 35 (0.64%) Front Office
17 32 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 24 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,119 (20.35%) Project Manager
2 1,106 (20.11%) Analyst
3 739 (13.44%) Business Analyst
4 584 (10.62%) Architect
5 282 (5.13%) Consultant
6 262 (4.76%) Developer
7 224 (4.07%) IT Manager
8 215 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
9 176 (3.20%) Programme Manager
10 160 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
11 152 (2.76%) IT Project Manager
12 139 (2.53%) Senior Manager
13 125 (2.27%) Data Analyst
14 124 (2.25%) Change Manager
15 107 (1.95%) Designer
16 102 (1.85%) Service Manager
17 100 (1.82%) Business Manager
18 95 (1.73%) SAP Manager
18 95 (1.73%) Senior Analyst
19 94 (1.71%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (2.56%) .NET
2 85 (1.55%) Web Services
3 78 (1.42%) HTML
4 76 (1.38%) CSS
5 63 (1.15%) XML
6 58 (1.05%) SOAP
7 44 (0.80%) Node.js
8 43 (0.78%) REST
9 39 (0.71%) JSON
10 32 (0.58%) Kafka
11 31 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 30 (0.55%) Middleware
12 30 (0.55%) React
12 30 (0.55%) Spring
13 28 (0.51%) Velocity
14 27 (0.49%) RESTful
15 26 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
16 21 (0.38%) jQuery
17 19 (0.35%) LDAP
18 17 (0.31%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 409 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (3.75%) User Experience
3 188 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 149 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 107 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 82 (1.49%) NHS
7 81 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 72 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 71 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 59 (1.07%) PMI
11 31 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (0.56%) FMCG
12 28 (0.51%) PKI
13 26 (0.47%) Credit Risk
13 26 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (0.44%) LIMS
14 24 (0.44%) Robotics
14 24 (0.44%) Social Media
15 23 (0.42%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 253 (4.60%) Windows
2 120 (2.18%) Linux
3 87 (1.58%) Unix
4 85 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 34 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 21 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.24%) Android
9 11 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.20%) VMS
9 11 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.18%) AIX
10 10 (0.18%) Solaris
11 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.13%) Debian
13 6 (0.11%) CentOS
13 6 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.073%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,655 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,083 (19.69%) Project Management
3 508 (9.24%) Migration
4 478 (8.69%) Project Delivery
5 456 (8.29%) PRINCE2
6 453 (8.24%) Scrum
7 432 (7.86%) Analytics
8 406 (7.38%) Change Management
9 402 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
10 388 (7.06%) Business Analysis
11 354 (6.44%) ITIL
12 325 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 313 (5.69%) DevOps
14 262 (4.76%) Risk Management
15 259 (4.71%) Waterfall
16 247 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 239 (4.35%) Decision-Making
18 225 (4.09%) CRM
18 225 (4.09%) ERP
19 224 (4.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 372 (6.76%) SQL
2 217 (3.95%) Java
3 162 (2.95%) Python
4 105 (1.91%) C
5 94 (1.71%) C#
6 90 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 58 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 47 (0.85%) R
9 33 (0.60%) VBA
10 28 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 27 (0.49%) Scala
12 24 (0.44%) Ruby
12 24 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 23 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.35%) C++
15 13 (0.24%) ES6
15 13 (0.24%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.18%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.16%) Go
17 9 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 402 (7.31%) Security Cleared
2 295 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 267 (4.86%) Degree
4 123 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 102 (1.85%) PMP
6 86 (1.56%) CISSP
7 84 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 71 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 65 (1.18%) CISM
10 59 (1.07%) ISEB
11 55 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 45 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
14 37 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 32 (0.58%) CISA
16 29 (0.53%) APMP
17 26 (0.47%) ISTQB
18 19 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
19 17 (0.31%) CCNA
19 17 (0.31%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (4.73%) PMO
2 141 (2.56%) QA
3 92 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 92 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 90 (1.64%) GDPR
5 57 (1.04%) SLA
6 40 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 36 (0.65%) COBIT
7 36 (0.65%) NIST
8 28 (0.51%) NCSC
9 26 (0.47%) MiFID
10 24 (0.44%) HL7
11 20 (0.36%) IFRS
12 19 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (0.22%) IFRS 9
13 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
15 10 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
15 10 (0.18%) EMIR
16 8 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 136 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 62 (1.13%) Docker
3 52 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.22%) VMware NSX
5 11 (0.20%) HDFS
6 10 (0.18%) vSphere
7 9 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.073%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.073%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.073%) vCloud
9 4 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.073%) XenApp
10 3 (0.055%) KVM
10 3 (0.055%) oVirt
10 3 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.055%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.036%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.036%) NDS
Systems Management
1 76 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 60 (1.09%) Ansible
3 49 (0.89%) Terraform
4 47 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (0.76%) Puppet
6 23 (0.42%) SCCM
7 19 (0.35%) CASB
7 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.18%) Salt
10 9 (0.16%) Packer
11 8 (0.15%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 7 (0.13%) HP ALM
13 6 (0.11%) Kibana
13 6 (0.11%) Nessus
13 6 (0.11%) TeamSite
14 5 (0.091%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.091%) SCOM
14 5 (0.091%) WSUS
Vendors
1 607 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 387 (7.04%) SAP
3 283 (5.15%) Oracle
4 151 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 105 (1.91%) Google
6 86 (1.56%) Tableau
7 79 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 78 (1.42%) VMware
9 58 (1.05%) Cisco
10 56 (1.02%) Adobe
11 49 (0.89%) Citrix
12 42 (0.76%) Workday
13 41 (0.75%) Remedy
14 34 (0.62%) Ariba
15 31 (0.56%) IBM
16 30 (0.55%) Cloudera
17 27 (0.49%) Informatica
18 25 (0.45%) webMethods
19 24 (0.44%) UiPath
20 23 (0.42%) CheckPoint