Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7580 7823 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.42% 7.40% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.78% 8.82% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5237 5361 6520
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £306
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +2.91% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 47
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £39.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -8.87% +79.57%
10th Percentile £20.29 £14.77 £19.98
90th Percentile £56.18 £52.40 £75.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +41.82%

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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +1 6915 £460 +2.22% 476
UK excluding London +9 4204 £425 - 321
London -4 3243 £500 - 189
South East +8 1277 £450 +2.27% 63
North of England +11 880 £425 - 115
Midlands 0 675 £425 -2.30% 41
Scotland +2 513 £400 +3.23% 27
South West +16 489 £413 -1.20% 39
West Midlands +7 438 £425 -1.73% 30
Yorkshire +7 407 £422 -0.82% 68
North West -6 404 £438 +2.94% 42
East of England -24 289 £425 -5.56% 29
East Midlands -10 227 £425 - 11
Wales +23 79 £400 +6.67% 8
North East +71 67 £445 +11.25% 5
Northern Ireland -36 11 £416 +25.68%
Isle of Man - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 2477 (32.68%) Finance
2 2098 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
3 1654 (21.82%) Project Management
4 1037 (13.68%) Banking
5 813 (10.73%) PRINCE2
6 767 (10.12%) Business Analysis
7 644 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
8 588 (7.76%) Migration
9 577 (7.61%) Change Management
10 535 (7.06%) Microsoft
11 530 (6.99%) Scrum
12 514 (6.78%) SAP
13 494 (6.52%) Retail
14 477 (6.29%) ITIL
15 458 (6.04%) SQL
16 436 (5.75%) Security Cleared
17 424 (5.59%) Waterfall
18 422 (5.57%) PMO
19 397 (5.24%) CRM
20 395 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
21 387 (5.11%) Risk Management
22 385 (5.08%) Degree
23 361 (4.76%) Programme Management
24 359 (4.74%) Analytics
25 358 (4.72%) Oracle
26 355 (4.68%) GDPR
27 334 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
28 332 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
29 328 (4.33%) JIRA
30 316 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing

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
1 238 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 155 (2.04%) Confluence
3 93 (1.23%) CMS
4 90 (1.19%) SAS
5 48 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 37 (0.49%) Skype for Business
7 28 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 24 (0.32%) Apache
10 22 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.28%) IIS
12 16 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 16 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.20%) Documentum
14 12 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.12%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.079%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 334 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 260 (3.43%) Microsoft Project
3 231 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
4 198 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 173 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.066%) InVision
12 3 (0.040%) SPSS
13 2 (0.026%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.026%) Simulink
13 2 (0.026%) UserZoom
13 2 (0.026%) Windchill
14 1 (0.013%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.013%) HipChat
14 1 (0.013%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 125 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 28 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 24 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
6 23 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 23 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 23 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 20 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.25%) SAP SD
9 18 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (0.20%) NetSuite
10 15 (0.20%) SAP HR
11 14 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 14 (0.18%) SAP CRM
12 13 (0.17%) iTrent
13 12 (0.16%) CA PPM
13 12 (0.16%) SAP ERP
13 12 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 215 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 162 (2.14%) Office 365
4 96 (1.27%) SaaS
5 72 (0.95%) IaaS
6 66 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
7 62 (0.82%) PaaS
8 49 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
10 28 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.24%) iPaaS
14 16 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
17 13 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.24%) SMS
2 79 (1.04%) WAN
3 74 (0.98%) Firewall
4 68 (0.90%) LAN
5 64 (0.84%) Internet
6 48 (0.63%) Intranet
7 40 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 36 (0.47%) Network Security
9 34 (0.45%) Skype
10 33 (0.44%) DNS
11 25 (0.33%) VPN
12 22 (0.29%) Broadband
12 22 (0.29%) MPLS
13 21 (0.28%) SAN
14 19 (0.25%) HTTP
14 19 (0.25%) TCP/IP
14 19 (0.25%) Wireless
15 16 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (0.21%) SSH
16 15 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 156 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 132 (1.74%) Big Data
4 97 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 61 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (0.65%) Power BI
8 47 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 37 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (0.44%) NoSQL
10 33 (0.44%) SAP BW
10 33 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (0.41%) QlikView
12 30 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
13 28 (0.37%) MongoDB
14 23 (0.30%) Blockchain
14 23 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (0.29%) Oracle Database
15 22 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 328 (4.33%) JIRA
2 105 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 90 (1.19%) Selenium
4 56 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 42 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 41 (0.54%) Ant
6 41 (0.54%) JIRA Agile
7 35 (0.46%) Maven
8 34 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 30 (0.40%) JUnit
10 29 (0.38%) Gradle
11 26 (0.34%) Bitbucket
12 25 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (0.29%) Visual Studio
14 21 (0.28%) WebDriver
15 19 (0.25%) Axure RP
15 19 (0.25%) JMeter
16 17 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
17 16 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 2477 (32.68%) Finance
2 1037 (13.68%) Banking
3 494 (6.52%) Retail
4 307 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 264 (3.48%) Marketing
6 210 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 196 (2.59%) Legal
8 185 (2.44%) Retail Banking
9 121 (1.60%) Advertising
10 110 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 107 (1.41%) Front Office
12 90 (1.19%) Law
13 72 (0.95%) Publishing
14 66 (0.87%) Billing
15 63 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 61 (0.80%) Back Office
17 58 (0.77%) Automotive
18 50 (0.66%) Electronics
19 28 (0.37%) Local Government
19 28 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1959 (25.84%) Analyst
2 1815 (23.94%) Project Manager
3 1387 (18.30%) Business Analyst
4 538 (7.10%) Architect
5 395 (5.21%) Consultant
6 343 (4.53%) Developer
7 318 (4.20%) Programme Manager
8 288 (3.80%) IT Manager
9 268 (3.54%) Senior Manager
10 205 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
11 193 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
12 173 (2.28%) Senior Project Manager
13 166 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
14 161 (2.12%) Change Manager
15 160 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
16 150 (1.98%) Service Manager
17 144 (1.90%) Infrastructure Manager
18 143 (1.89%) Business Manager
19 138 (1.82%) Banking Analyst
20 121 (1.60%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (2.08%) .NET
2 111 (1.46%) HTML
3 92 (1.21%) CSS
4 89 (1.17%) XML
5 86 (1.13%) Web Services
6 65 (0.86%) AngularJS
7 56 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 51 (0.67%) Node.js
9 50 (0.66%) REST
10 44 (0.58%) React
11 43 (0.57%) JSON
12 41 (0.54%) Middleware
13 38 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 33 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 33 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
16 32 (0.42%) SOAP
17 29 (0.38%) Spring
18 28 (0.37%) Mason
19 25 (0.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 644 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (3.46%) User Experience
3 177 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 153 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 112 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
6 110 (1.45%) Virtual Team
7 89 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 82 (1.08%) PMI
9 70 (0.92%) Derivative
10 69 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 65 (0.86%) Computer Science
12 60 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 53 (0.70%) Credit Risk
14 50 (0.66%) FMCG
15 46 (0.61%) NHS
16 45 (0.59%) Data Structures
16 45 (0.59%) Social Media
17 43 (0.57%) Equities
18 42 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
19 41 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 216 (2.85%) Windows
2 131 (1.73%) Linux
3 92 (1.21%) Unix
4 66 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 47 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 30 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.36%) Android
8 25 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.24%) CentOS
10 12 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.11%) Solaris
13 8 (0.11%) zOS
14 7 (0.092%) AIX
14 7 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.066%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.053%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.053%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.026%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2098 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1654 (21.82%) Project Management
3 813 (10.73%) PRINCE2
4 767 (10.12%) Business Analysis
5 588 (7.76%) Migration
6 577 (7.61%) Change Management
7 530 (6.99%) Scrum
8 477 (6.29%) ITIL
9 424 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 397 (5.24%) CRM
11 395 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
12 387 (5.11%) Risk Management
13 361 (4.76%) Programme Management
14 359 (4.74%) Analytics
15 332 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 316 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 313 (4.13%) Service Management
18 311 (4.10%) SDLC
19 285 (3.76%) User Stories
20 276 (3.64%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 458 (6.04%) SQL
2 255 (3.36%) Java
3 129 (1.70%) C#
4 123 (1.62%) JavaScript
5 113 (1.49%) Python
6 103 (1.36%) C
7 59 (0.78%) VBA
8 50 (0.66%) PowerShell
9 47 (0.62%) R
10 33 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 32 (0.42%) PHP
12 31 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 30 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 25 (0.33%) C++
15 24 (0.32%) Scala
16 21 (0.28%) ABAP
17 20 (0.26%) Perl
17 20 (0.26%) VB
18 19 (0.25%) Groovy
19 15 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 436 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 385 (5.08%) Degree
3 297 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 170 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 165 (2.18%) PMP
6 126 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 108 (1.42%) ISEB
8 101 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 92 (1.21%) CISSP
10 84 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 78 (1.03%) DV Cleared
12 61 (0.80%) CISM
13 55 (0.73%) APMP
13 55 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
14 40 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (0.45%) ISTQB
16 27 (0.36%) CISA
17 24 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (0.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (5.57%) PMO
2 355 (4.68%) GDPR
3 261 (3.44%) QA
4 122 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 97 (1.28%) MiFID
6 90 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 72 (0.95%) SLA
8 46 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 40 (0.53%) COBIT
10 38 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 30 (0.40%) EMIR
12 22 (0.29%) PSD2
13 19 (0.25%) IFRS
14 18 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
15 15 (0.20%) ISO 22301
16 13 (0.17%) Solvency II
17 12 (0.16%) FINREP
17 12 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 12 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 86 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 78 (1.03%) Docker
3 28 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.22%) HDFS
6 15 (0.20%) Postfix
6 15 (0.20%) Squid
6 15 (0.20%) vCloud
7 14 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.079%) XenApp
11 5 (0.066%) Firmware
11 5 (0.066%) vSphere
12 4 (0.053%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.053%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.026%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.026%) RHEV
13 2 (0.026%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (0.95%) Ansible
2 70 (0.92%) Puppet
3 41 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 34 (0.45%) Terraform
5 33 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 24 (0.32%) Kibana
7 24 (0.32%) SCCM
8 19 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 17 (0.22%) logstash
9 17 (0.22%) Rancher
9 17 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.20%) Salt
11 14 (0.18%) Rsyslog
11 14 (0.18%) Sysdig
12 11 (0.15%) SCOM
13 10 (0.13%) Ambari
14 8 (0.11%) Nagios
15 6 (0.079%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 535 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 514 (6.78%) SAP
3 358 (4.72%) Oracle
4 176 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
5 101 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 88 (1.16%) Cisco
7 83 (1.09%) IBM
8 81 (1.07%) Workday
9 80 (1.06%) HP
10 62 (0.82%) VMware
11 58 (0.77%) Google
12 55 (0.73%) Tableau
13 44 (0.58%) Citrix
14 37 (0.49%) Adobe
15 33 (0.44%) Cognos
16 32 (0.42%) Progress
17 29 (0.38%) Remedy
18 26 (0.34%) hybris
19 23 (0.30%) Splunk
20 22 (0.29%) Hyperion