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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 77 80
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 39 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.99% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.41% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 25
Median daily rate £425 £429 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.81% +2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £260 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £435 £420
% change year-on-year -2.29% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +47.05% -36.25%  

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 1699 2488 1862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.65% 82.63% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1486 1172
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Birmingham +17 18 £438 +32.57%
Coventry +7 5 £435 -5.69% 1
Shropshire +17 3 - - 1
Warwickshire +1 2 £495 -13.91% 1
Solihull +14 1 - -
Stakeholder Engagement
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (24.73%) Project Management
3 19 (20.43%) Finance
4 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (15.05%) Migration
7 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.98%) PMO
8 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (11.83%) Validation
9 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
9 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
9 10 (10.75%) Data Migration
9 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
10 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (9.68%) ITIL
10 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (8.60%) SAP
11 8 (8.60%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.53%) Service Management
13 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
13 6 (6.45%) Data Validation
13 6 (6.45%) Dependency Management
14 5 (5.38%) User Experience
14 5 (5.38%) Functional Testing
14 5 (5.38%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (5.38%) Change Control

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 3 (3.23%) SAS
1 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
5 9 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.08%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.08%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) G Suite
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.08%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) LAN
1 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.08%) MPLS
2 1 (1.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.08%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Big Data
1 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.15%) QlikView
2 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Automotive
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Back Office
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Applications Manager
4 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Project Planner
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Governance Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Programme Planner
8 3 (3.23%) SAP Manager
8 3 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) User Experience
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) CMDB
5 2 (2.15%) PMI
5 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Unix
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (24.73%) Project Management
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.05%) Migration
5 11 (11.83%) Validation
6 10 (10.75%) Data Migration
6 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
7 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 9 (9.68%) ITIL
8 8 (8.60%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.53%) Service Management
10 6 (6.45%) Data Validation
10 6 (6.45%) Dependency Management
10 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.38%) Change Control
11 5 (5.38%) Critical Path Analysis
11 5 (5.38%) Functional Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) APMP
3 1 (1.08%) CCAB
3 1 (1.08%) HND
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.08%) PMP
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) PMO
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) IFRS
3 1 (1.08%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) SAP
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) Cognos
5 2 (2.15%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) NEC
6 1 (1.08%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.08%) hybris
6 1 (1.08%) Netezza
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) VMware
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