Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7,681 6,929 8,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.64% 7.21% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 8.60% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,278 4,748 5,983
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £305
90th Percentile £638 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 46
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.03% +12.81%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.00 £19.69
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.70 £76.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.47
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.80% -8.99%

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 85,004 80,534 88,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.79% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,901 53,357 57,266
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,993 2,243 2,704
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.90% -2.14% +25.00%

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 23 January 2018.

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 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the UK

Stakeholder Management
Top 16 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 January 2018. 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 6,973 £470 +4.44% 1,150
UK excluding London +10 4,199 £425 - 712
London -2 3,355 £500 - 531
South East +4 1,248 £460 +2.22% 147
North of England +10 904 £425 - 223
Midlands +4 655 £425 - 105
Scotland +7 566 £405 +8.00% 76
South West +9 448 £410 +2.50% 64
Yorkshire +6 447 £425 - 113
West Midlands +6 419 £425 +1.19% 57
North West -4 392 £425 - 105
East of England -9 305 £425 -5.56% 75
East Midlands -9 215 £415 -7.78% 47
Wales +29 77 £400 - 21
North East +42 66 £450 +2.27% 5
Northern Ireland -26 6 £363 +5.99% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 2,489 (32.40%) Finance
2 2,261 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,768 (23.02%) Project Management
4 1,006 (13.10%) Banking
5 809 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 792 (10.31%) Business Analysis
7 643 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
8 627 (8.16%) Migration
9 587 (7.64%) Scrum
10 571 (7.43%) Microsoft
11 566 (7.37%) Change Management
12 464 (6.04%) SAP
13 463 (6.03%) GDPR
14 458 (5.96%) Waterfall
15 457 (5.95%) Retail
16 446 (5.81%) Security Cleared
17 429 (5.59%) Risk Management
18 424 (5.52%) ITIL
19 414 (5.39%) PMO
20 395 (5.14%) SQL
21 369 (4.80%) CRM
22 356 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
23 354 (4.61%) Degree
23 354 (4.61%) JIRA
24 349 (4.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 349 (4.54%) Analytics
25 344 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
26 342 (4.45%) Programme Management
27 338 (4.40%) SDLC
28 335 (4.36%) User Stories

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
1 215 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 210 (2.73%) Confluence
3 103 (1.34%) CMS
4 74 (0.96%) SAS
5 64 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 36 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (0.47%) Skype for Business
7 29 (0.38%) Apache
8 28 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 27 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 24 (0.31%) IIS
11 20 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.16%) Documentum
13 12 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.14%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.12%) WildFly
16 8 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 344 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 276 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
3 214 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 212 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
5 188 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.10%) InVision
10 3 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.026%) Simulink
11 2 (0.026%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.013%) HipChat
12 1 (0.013%) InDesign
12 1 (0.013%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 120 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 31 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
6 23 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 21 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 21 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 18 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 17 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 17 (0.22%) SAP MM
10 16 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
11 15 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (0.18%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.18%) Summit
13 13 (0.17%) iTrent
13 13 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
13 13 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 13 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 252 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (2.25%) Office 365
4 107 (1.39%) SaaS
5 92 (1.20%) IaaS
6 84 (1.09%) PaaS
7 67 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
8 50 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
10 34 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (0.38%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 26 (0.34%) Google Analytics
13 26 (0.34%) Trello
14 21 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.23%) GitHub
15 18 (0.23%) iPaaS
15 18 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 17 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (1.29%) SMS
2 81 (1.05%) Firewall
3 72 (0.94%) Internet
4 65 (0.85%) WAN
5 64 (0.83%) Intranet
6 58 (0.76%) LAN
7 40 (0.52%) DNS
7 40 (0.52%) Network Security
7 40 (0.52%) Skype
8 27 (0.35%) Broadband
9 23 (0.30%) VPN
10 21 (0.27%) HTTP
10 21 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (0.26%) SAN
12 19 (0.25%) OpenVPN
12 19 (0.25%) SSH
13 18 (0.23%) LTE
13 18 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
13 18 (0.23%) TCP/IP
14 16 (0.21%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 154 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 145 (1.89%) Big Data
4 91 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 54 (0.70%) Power BI
6 53 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 51 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (0.64%) NoSQL
9 38 (0.49%) Blockchain
9 38 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 31 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 31 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (0.39%) QlikView
12 27 (0.35%) DB2
12 27 (0.35%) SAP BW
12 27 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (0.34%) Data Mining
13 26 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (0.33%) Apache Hive
14 25 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 354 (4.61%) JIRA
2 120 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 77 (1.00%) Selenium
4 61 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 48 (0.62%) Ant
6 43 (0.56%) Maven
7 40 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 37 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 35 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 33 (0.43%) JUnit
11 29 (0.38%) Gradle
12 27 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (0.31%) SpecFlow
14 23 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (0.27%) JMeter
16 20 (0.26%) WebDriver
17 19 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (0.23%) Liquibase
18 18 (0.23%) SonarQube
18 18 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,489 (32.40%) Finance
2 1,006 (13.10%) Banking
3 457 (5.95%) Retail
4 274 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 259 (3.37%) Marketing
6 207 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 193 (2.51%) Retail Banking
8 191 (2.49%) Legal
9 114 (1.48%) Front Office
10 111 (1.45%) Advertising
11 95 (1.24%) Law
12 93 (1.21%) Manufacturing
13 76 (0.99%) Billing
14 63 (0.82%) Back Office
15 59 (0.77%) Publishing
16 52 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 47 (0.61%) Automotive
18 33 (0.43%) Games
19 31 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,027 (26.39%) Analyst
2 1,869 (24.33%) Project Manager
3 1,500 (19.53%) Business Analyst
4 565 (7.36%) Architect
5 425 (5.53%) Consultant
6 334 (4.35%) Developer
7 289 (3.76%) Senior Manager
8 284 (3.70%) Programme Manager
9 283 (3.68%) IT Manager
10 204 (2.66%) Senior Project Manager
11 203 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
12 193 (2.51%) IT Project Manager
13 178 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
14 162 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
15 146 (1.90%) Change Manager
16 139 (1.81%) Infrastructure Manager
17 134 (1.74%) Banking Analyst
17 134 (1.74%) Digital Project Manager
18 133 (1.73%) Senior Business Analyst
19 131 (1.71%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (1.58%) HTML
2 119 (1.55%) .NET
3 112 (1.46%) Web Services
4 105 (1.37%) CSS
5 92 (1.20%) XML
6 50 (0.65%) REST
7 45 (0.59%) JSON
8 43 (0.56%) Middleware
9 39 (0.51%) Node.js
10 35 (0.46%) Spring
11 33 (0.43%) Mason
12 32 (0.42%) SOAP
13 30 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
14 28 (0.36%) AngularJS
15 27 (0.35%) ASP.NET
16 24 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
17 23 (0.30%) React
18 22 (0.29%) RESTful
19 19 (0.25%) Kafka
19 19 (0.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 643 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (3.49%) User Experience
3 222 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 165 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 111 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 104 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 87 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 77 (1.00%) PMI
9 75 (0.98%) Derivative
10 73 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 70 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 63 (0.82%) Public Cloud
13 61 (0.79%) Credit Risk
14 58 (0.76%) Fixed Income
15 50 (0.65%) NHS
16 47 (0.61%) Data Structures
17 41 (0.53%) CESG
18 39 (0.51%) Equities
18 39 (0.51%) FMCG
18 39 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 243 (3.16%) Windows
2 135 (1.76%) Linux
3 81 (1.05%) Windows 10
4 77 (1.00%) Unix
5 49 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 42 (0.55%) Android
7 39 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 34 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 22 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.27%) CentOS
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.14%) zOS
13 9 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.078%) Solaris
15 5 (0.065%) AIX
15 5 (0.065%) SUSE
15 5 (0.065%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.039%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.026%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,261 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,768 (23.02%) Project Management
3 809 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 792 (10.31%) Business Analysis
5 627 (8.16%) Migration
6 587 (7.64%) Scrum
7 566 (7.37%) Change Management
8 458 (5.96%) Waterfall
9 429 (5.59%) Risk Management
10 424 (5.52%) ITIL
11 369 (4.80%) CRM
12 356 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
13 349 (4.54%) Analytics
13 349 (4.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 342 (4.45%) Programme Management
15 338 (4.40%) SDLC
16 335 (4.36%) User Stories
17 313 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 292 (3.80%) Data Analysis
19 277 (3.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 395 (5.14%) SQL
2 314 (4.09%) Java
3 145 (1.89%) Python
4 131 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 119 (1.55%) C#
6 96 (1.25%) C
7 67 (0.87%) VBA
8 55 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 48 (0.62%) R
10 41 (0.53%) PHP
11 35 (0.46%) ABAP
11 35 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 34 (0.44%) Scala
13 30 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 29 (0.38%) Perl
15 28 (0.36%) Ruby
16 23 (0.30%) T-SQL
17 22 (0.29%) Groovy
18 21 (0.27%) C++
19 20 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 446 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 354 (4.61%) Degree
3 307 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 164 (2.14%) PMP
5 157 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 115 (1.50%) CISSP
7 110 (1.43%) ISEB
7 110 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 104 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 81 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 76 (0.99%) CISM
11 65 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 54 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 50 (0.65%) APMP
14 35 (0.46%) ISTQB
15 33 (0.43%) CISA
16 29 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (0.23%) IIBA
18 18 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (6.03%) GDPR
2 414 (5.39%) PMO
3 261 (3.40%) QA
4 122 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 119 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 85 (1.11%) MiFID
7 65 (0.85%) SLA
8 60 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 43 (0.56%) COBIT
10 41 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
11 24 (0.31%) EMIR
12 22 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 22 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 19 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 17 (0.22%) PSD2
15 16 (0.21%) ISO 22301
16 15 (0.20%) FATCA
16 15 (0.20%) IFRS
17 13 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
17 13 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 107 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 92 (1.20%) Docker
3 38 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.23%) Postfix
5 18 (0.23%) Squid
5 18 (0.23%) vCloud
6 17 (0.22%) HDFS
7 13 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.13%) XenApp
10 9 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.078%) Firmware
13 4 (0.052%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.052%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.039%) vSphere
15 2 (0.026%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (1.05%) Puppet
2 80 (1.04%) Ansible
3 50 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 47 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (0.48%) Terraform
6 36 (0.47%) SCCM
7 28 (0.36%) Kibana
8 25 (0.33%) Rancher
9 21 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.26%) logstash
11 19 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.22%) Rsyslog
12 17 (0.22%) Sysdig
12 17 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 15 (0.20%) Salt
14 10 (0.13%) Nagios
15 8 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (0.10%) IBM BigFix
15 8 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 571 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 464 (6.04%) SAP
3 330 (4.30%) Oracle
4 188 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
5 107 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 85 (1.11%) VMware
7 80 (1.04%) IBM
8 79 (1.03%) Workday
9 74 (0.96%) Cisco
10 71 (0.92%) Google
11 65 (0.85%) Citrix
12 57 (0.74%) HP
13 51 (0.66%) Tableau
14 45 (0.59%) Cognos
15 38 (0.49%) Progress
16 36 (0.47%) Adobe
17 32 (0.42%) hybris
18 30 (0.39%) Murex
18 30 (0.39%) Remedy
19 25 (0.33%) Red Hat