The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Engagement
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 94 96
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2  
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 58 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.59% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.56% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 26
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +2.42% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00%  

Stakeholder Engagement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1789 2250 1927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.94% 81.91% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1242 1111
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 107
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Stakeholder Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Stakeholder Engagement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +13 13 £413 +91.86%
Birmingham 0 13 £463 +15.62% 3
Warwickshire -2 5 £495 +32.00%
Staffordshire +4 2 £400 -8.57% 1
Shropshire +31 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
Stakeholder Engagement
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement.

1 24 (24.24%) Project Management
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
4 18 (18.18%) PMO
5 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.12%) Migration
6 12 (12.12%) MS Office
6 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 10 (10.10%) MS Project
9 9 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (8.08%) Validation
10 8 (8.08%) ITIL
11 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.07%) SAP
11 7 (7.07%) Automotive
11 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.07%) Degree
12 6 (6.06%) IT Governance
12 6 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (6.06%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.06%) Dependency Management
12 6 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.06%) CRM
13 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.05%) Change Management

Stakeholder Engagement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.12%) MS Office
3 11 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 10 (10.10%) MS Project
5 9 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) G Suite
2 2 (2.02%) IaaS
2 2 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) LAN
1 3 (3.03%) WAN
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) MPLS
3 1 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.01%) Big Data
2 1 (1.01%) GIS
2 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Automotive
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Analyst
2 19 (19.19%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (5.05%) Junior
5 5 (5.05%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Project Planner
5 5 (5.05%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.04%) Administrator
6 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) CMDB
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) NHS
4 2 (2.02%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Unix
2 1 (1.01%) AIX
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.01%) Solaris
2 1 (1.01%) SUSE
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Project Management
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.12%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) ITIL
5 8 (8.08%) Validation
6 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.06%) CRM
7 6 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.06%) Dependency Management
7 6 (6.06%) IT Governance
7 6 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.05%) Change Control
8 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.05%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (5.05%) Line Management
8 5 (5.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.01%) CCAB
3 1 (1.01%) PMP
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.18%) PMO
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) IFRS
3 1 (1.01%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) SAP
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Cognos
4 2 (2.02%) Google
4 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.01%) Casewise
5 1 (1.01%) Netezza
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat