Period
to 21 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 21 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 7,531 6,906 8,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.63% 7.19% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 8.58% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,177 4,744 6,063
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 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 47
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.34% +3.61%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.00 £19.74
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.10 £75.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -15.07%

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 83,462 80,467 89,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.78% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,891 53,304 57,800
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 1,947 2,244 2,718
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% -2.00% +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 21 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 21 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 21 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 6,837 £470 +4.44% 1,109
UK excluding London +9 4,123 £425 - 651
London -2 3,284 £500 - 534
South East +6 1,234 £455 +1.11% 141
North of England +10 883 £425 - 201
Midlands +3 639 £425 - 98
Scotland +7 553 £413 +10.00% 63
South West +10 441 £413 +3.13% 56
Yorkshire +7 432 £425 - 100
West Midlands +5 408 £425 +1.19% 54
North West -3 387 £425 - 94
East of England -11 301 £425 -5.56% 74
East Midlands -12 210 £415 -7.78% 43
Wales +27 76 £400 - 18
North East +40 65 £450 +2.27% 7
Northern Ireland -24 6 £363 +6.62%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 2,442 (32.43%) Finance
2 2,215 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1,732 (23.00%) Project Management
4 985 (13.08%) Banking
5 791 (10.50%) PRINCE2
6 769 (10.21%) Business Analysis
7 629 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
8 617 (8.19%) Migration
9 574 (7.62%) Scrum
10 560 (7.44%) Change Management
11 554 (7.36%) Microsoft
12 457 (6.07%) SAP
13 451 (5.99%) GDPR
14 450 (5.98%) Waterfall
15 448 (5.95%) Retail
16 437 (5.80%) Security Cleared
17 426 (5.66%) Risk Management
18 411 (5.46%) ITIL
19 401 (5.32%) PMO
20 383 (5.09%) SQL
21 365 (4.85%) CRM
22 348 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
22 348 (4.62%) JIRA
23 344 (4.57%) Degree
23 344 (4.57%) Analytics
24 338 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 335 (4.45%) Programme Management
26 334 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
27 328 (4.36%) SDLC
28 327 (4.34%) 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
1 214 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 207 (2.75%) Confluence
3 101 (1.34%) CMS
4 73 (0.97%) SAS
5 62 (0.82%) Apache Spark
6 36 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 28 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 27 (0.36%) Apache
8 27 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.31%) IIS
10 18 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.16%) Documentum
13 12 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.15%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.12%) WildFly
16 8 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 334 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 271 (3.60%) Microsoft Project
3 209 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 205 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
5 177 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.11%) InVision
10 3 (0.040%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.027%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.027%) Simulink
11 2 (0.027%) 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
1 119 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 31 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
6 22 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 21 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 20 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 19 (0.25%) SAP HR
10 18 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 16 (0.21%) SAP CO
11 16 (0.21%) SAP MM
12 15 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (0.19%) SAP ERP
13 14 (0.19%) Summit
14 13 (0.17%) iTrent
14 13 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
14 13 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 13 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 247 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (2.24%) Office 365
4 107 (1.42%) SaaS
5 91 (1.21%) IaaS
6 81 (1.08%) PaaS
7 65 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
8 45 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 34 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (0.33%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.33%) Trello
14 21 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.24%) GitHub
15 18 (0.24%) iPaaS
15 18 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 17 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 97 (1.29%) SMS
2 81 (1.08%) Firewall
3 72 (0.96%) Internet
4 65 (0.86%) WAN
5 62 (0.82%) Intranet
6 58 (0.77%) LAN
7 41 (0.54%) Network Security
8 40 (0.53%) DNS
8 40 (0.53%) Skype
9 27 (0.36%) Broadband
10 23 (0.31%) VPN
11 21 (0.28%) HTTP
12 20 (0.27%) SAN
12 20 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (0.25%) OpenVPN
13 19 (0.25%) SSH
14 18 (0.24%) LTE
14 18 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
14 18 (0.24%) TCP/IP
15 16 (0.21%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
2 152 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 139 (1.85%) Big Data
4 91 (1.21%) Hadoop
5 54 (0.72%) Power BI
6 52 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 51 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (0.62%) NoSQL
9 38 (0.50%) Blockchain
9 38 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 31 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 29 (0.39%) QlikView
13 27 (0.36%) DB2
13 27 (0.36%) SAP BW
13 27 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (0.35%) Data Mining
14 26 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (0.33%) Apache Hive
15 25 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 348 (4.62%) JIRA
2 119 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 77 (1.02%) Selenium
4 61 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 48 (0.64%) Ant
6 43 (0.57%) Maven
7 40 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 37 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 35 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 33 (0.44%) JUnit
11 29 (0.39%) Gradle
12 27 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (0.32%) SpecFlow
14 23 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (0.28%) JMeter
16 20 (0.27%) WebDriver
17 19 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (0.24%) Liquibase
18 18 (0.24%) SonarQube
18 18 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,442 (32.43%) Finance
2 985 (13.08%) Banking
3 448 (5.95%) Retail
4 271 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 255 (3.39%) Marketing
6 205 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 191 (2.54%) Retail Banking
8 189 (2.51%) Legal
9 112 (1.49%) Front Office
10 109 (1.45%) Advertising
11 94 (1.25%) Law
12 93 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 75 (1.00%) Billing
14 62 (0.82%) Back Office
15 59 (0.78%) Publishing
16 51 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 47 (0.62%) Automotive
18 32 (0.42%) Games
19 31 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 28 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,974 (26.21%) Analyst
2 1,833 (24.34%) Project Manager
3 1,459 (19.37%) Business Analyst
4 556 (7.38%) Architect
5 416 (5.52%) Consultant
6 331 (4.40%) Developer
7 286 (3.80%) Senior Manager
8 280 (3.72%) Programme Manager
9 277 (3.68%) IT Manager
10 201 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
10 201 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
11 189 (2.51%) IT Project Manager
12 173 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
13 157 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
14 144 (1.91%) Change Manager
15 135 (1.79%) Infrastructure Manager
16 131 (1.74%) Banking Analyst
16 131 (1.74%) Digital Project Manager
17 130 (1.73%) Senior Business Analyst
18 129 (1.71%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (1.55%) HTML
2 116 (1.54%) .NET
3 107 (1.42%) Web Services
4 103 (1.37%) CSS
5 91 (1.21%) XML
6 49 (0.65%) REST
7 43 (0.57%) JSON
8 41 (0.54%) Middleware
9 35 (0.46%) Spring
10 34 (0.45%) Node.js
11 33 (0.44%) Mason
12 32 (0.42%) SOAP
13 28 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
14 27 (0.36%) AngularJS
14 27 (0.36%) ASP.NET
15 24 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
16 22 (0.29%) React
16 22 (0.29%) RESTful
17 19 (0.25%) HTML5
17 19 (0.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 629 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (3.49%) User Experience
3 218 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 162 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 109 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 102 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 86 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 77 (1.02%) PMI
9 74 (0.98%) Derivative
10 72 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 66 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 61 (0.81%) Credit Risk
13 60 (0.80%) Public Cloud
14 57 (0.76%) Fixed Income
15 48 (0.64%) NHS
16 47 (0.62%) Data Structures
17 41 (0.54%) CESG
18 39 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
18 39 (0.52%) Smart Meter
19 38 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 234 (3.11%) Windows
2 129 (1.71%) Linux
3 77 (1.02%) Unix
4 75 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 48 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 42 (0.56%) Android
7 39 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 34 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.28%) CentOS
10 20 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.15%) zOS
13 9 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.080%) Solaris
15 5 (0.066%) AIX
16 2 (0.027%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.027%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.027%) SUSE
16 2 (0.027%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,215 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1,732 (23.00%) Project Management
3 791 (10.50%) PRINCE2
4 769 (10.21%) Business Analysis
5 617 (8.19%) Migration
6 574 (7.62%) Scrum
7 560 (7.44%) Change Management
8 450 (5.98%) Waterfall
9 426 (5.66%) Risk Management
10 411 (5.46%) ITIL
11 365 (4.85%) CRM
12 348 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 344 (4.57%) Analytics
14 338 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 335 (4.45%) Programme Management
16 328 (4.36%) SDLC
17 327 (4.34%) User Stories
18 305 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
19 282 (3.74%) Data Analysis
20 273 (3.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 383 (5.09%) SQL
2 309 (4.10%) Java
3 141 (1.87%) Python
4 122 (1.62%) JavaScript
5 117 (1.55%) C#
6 96 (1.27%) C
7 65 (0.86%) VBA
8 54 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 46 (0.61%) R
10 38 (0.50%) PHP
11 34 (0.45%) ABAP
11 34 (0.45%) Scala
12 32 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 30 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.35%) Ruby
15 25 (0.33%) Perl
16 22 (0.29%) Groovy
16 22 (0.29%) T-SQL
17 21 (0.28%) C++
18 20 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 437 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 344 (4.57%) Degree
3 302 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 162 (2.15%) PMP
5 155 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 112 (1.49%) CISSP
7 108 (1.43%) ISEB
8 107 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 104 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 79 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 74 (0.98%) CISM
12 65 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
13 54 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (0.66%) APMP
15 33 (0.44%) ISTQB
16 31 (0.41%) CISA
17 29 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (0.24%) IIBA
19 18 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (5.99%) GDPR
2 401 (5.32%) PMO
3 257 (3.41%) QA
4 120 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 117 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 84 (1.12%) MiFID
7 63 (0.84%) SLA
8 56 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 42 (0.56%) COBIT
10 41 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
11 23 (0.31%) EMIR
12 22 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 22 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 18 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 16 (0.21%) ISO 22301
14 16 (0.21%) PSD2
15 15 (0.20%) FATCA
15 15 (0.20%) IFRS
16 13 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
17 12 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 103 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 88 (1.17%) Docker
3 38 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.24%) Postfix
5 18 (0.24%) Squid
5 18 (0.24%) vCloud
6 17 (0.23%) 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 (0.11%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.080%) Firmware
13 4 (0.053%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.053%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.040%) vSphere
15 2 (0.027%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 80 (1.06%) Ansible
2 78 (1.04%) Puppet
3 48 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 45 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (0.49%) Terraform
6 32 (0.42%) SCCM
7 28 (0.37%) Kibana
8 25 (0.33%) Rancher
9 21 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (0.27%) logstash
11 19 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.23%) Rsyslog
12 17 (0.23%) Sysdig
12 17 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 15 (0.20%) Salt
14 10 (0.13%) Nagios
15 8 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (0.11%) IBM BigFix
15 8 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 554 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 457 (6.07%) SAP
3 325 (4.32%) Oracle
4 182 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 107 (1.42%) ServiceNow
6 84 (1.12%) VMware
7 78 (1.04%) Workday
8 77 (1.02%) IBM
9 72 (0.96%) Cisco
10 69 (0.92%) Google
11 61 (0.81%) Citrix
12 55 (0.73%) HP
13 51 (0.68%) Tableau
14 45 (0.60%) Cognos
15 38 (0.50%) Progress
16 34 (0.45%) Adobe
17 32 (0.42%) hybris
18 30 (0.40%) Murex
18 30 (0.40%) Remedy
19 22 (0.29%) Capita