Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 April 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 453 392 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.50% 8.46% 7.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.30% 10.40% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 300 274
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% -0.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £274
90th Percentile £566 £529 £575
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +58.73% -56.85%
10th Percentile £18.00 £18.20 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.20 £31.28 £20.88
England median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £32.97
% change year-on-year -39.76% +25.89% -19.10%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,009 3,768 4,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.08% 81.29% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,513 2,359 2,441
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 141 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +14.21% -20.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.27
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.43% +10.81%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Management
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 Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Management
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 Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Birmingham +9 123 £425 +2.10% 18
Warwickshire +1 85 £419 +8.77% 9
Coventry -6 84 £425 - 9
Staffordshire +8 24 £400 -5.88% 3
Shropshire -19 16 £413 -21.88% 3
Solihull -6 12 £433 +9.84% 1
Worcestershire -6 6 £425 +13.33% 1
Wolverhampton -2 4 £343 -13.29%
Herefordshire +3 2 £410 -18.00%
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £265 -
Kingswinford - 2 - -
Walsall -2 1 £288 -32.35% 2
Halesowen - 1 £425 -
Stakeholder Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 116 (25.61%) Project Management
2 103 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (20.31%) Finance
4 60 (13.25%) PRINCE2
5 57 (12.58%) Business Analysis
6 49 (10.82%) Microsoft
7 47 (10.38%) GDPR
8 36 (7.95%) SAP
9 34 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (7.06%) CRM
10 32 (7.06%) Migration
10 32 (7.06%) Scrum
11 30 (6.62%) Retail
11 30 (6.62%) ITIL
11 30 (6.62%) Service Management
12 28 (6.18%) Change Management
12 28 (6.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 21 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (4.64%) Coaching
14 20 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
15 19 (4.19%) Banking
15 19 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
15 19 (4.19%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (3.97%) Degree
16 18 (3.97%) Programme Management
16 18 (3.97%) Windows
16 18 (3.97%) Oracle
16 18 (3.97%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.97%) Business Intelligence

Stakeholder Management
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 15 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (1.77%) Confluence
3 4 (0.88%) Apache
3 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
4 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.44%) Documentum
5 2 (0.44%) SAS
5 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.44%) WordPress
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.43%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) InVision
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 19 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.88%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.22%) Actimize
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SEM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.53%) Office 365
3 14 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.55%) IaaS
5 5 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.66%) SaaS
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) PaaS
8 2 (0.44%) Trello
8 2 (0.44%) Yammer
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.99%) SMS
2 6 (1.32%) DNS
3 4 (0.88%) HTTP
3 4 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (0.88%) OpenVPN
3 4 (0.88%) SSH
4 3 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) 5G
6 1 (0.22%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) WAN
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.55%) Big Data
4 6 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.32%) Power BI
5 5 (1.10%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.88%) Data Lake
6 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.22%) Essbase
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.87%) JIRA
2 4 (0.88%) Ant
2 4 (0.88%) Bitbucket
2 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.88%) JUnit
2 4 (0.88%) Liquibase
2 4 (0.88%) Maven
2 4 (0.88%) SonarQube
2 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.44%) Selenium
4 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 92 (20.31%) Finance
2 30 (6.62%) Retail
3 19 (4.19%) Banking
4 15 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.87%) Automotive
6 10 (2.21%) Legal
7 8 (1.77%) Marketing
8 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.32%) Billing
10 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (27.37%) Analyst
2 118 (26.05%) Project Manager
3 96 (21.19%) Business Analyst
4 45 (9.93%) Architect
5 33 (7.28%) IT Manager
6 26 (5.74%) Consultant
7 23 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
8 18 (3.97%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 17 (3.75%) Programme Manager
10 15 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.09%) Senior Manager
12 13 (2.87%) Digital Business Analyst
13 11 (2.43%) Developer
13 11 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.43%) Service Manager
14 10 (2.21%) Change Manager
14 10 (2.21%) Digital Analyst
14 10 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.21%) Technical Architect
14 10 (2.21%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.65%) .NET
2 5 (1.10%) REST
2 5 (1.10%) Web Services
3 4 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (0.88%) MCollective
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (0.88%) XML
4 3 (0.66%) Velocity
4 3 (0.66%) WF
5 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.44%) CSS
5 2 (0.44%) HTML
5 2 (0.44%) Mason
5 2 (0.44%) React
6 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.22%) Middleware
6 1 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.09%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.09%) Smart Meter
3 11 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.43%) User Experience
4 8 (1.77%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.10%) NHS
6 4 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.66%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.66%) PMI
7 3 (0.66%) Social Media
8 2 (0.44%) EPoS
8 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.97%) Windows
2 8 (1.77%) Linux
3 6 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.88%) CentOS
4 4 (0.88%) Unix
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.22%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (25.61%) Project Management
2 103 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (13.25%) PRINCE2
4 57 (12.58%) Business Analysis
5 32 (7.06%) CRM
5 32 (7.06%) Migration
5 32 (7.06%) Scrum
6 30 (6.62%) ITIL
6 30 (6.62%) Service Management
7 28 (6.18%) Change Management
7 28 (6.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (4.64%) Coaching
9 20 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (4.19%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 18 (3.97%) Programme Management
12 17 (3.75%) SDLC
13 16 (3.53%) Decision-Making
13 16 (3.53%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.87%) SQL
2 8 (1.77%) Java
3 5 (1.10%) VB
3 5 (1.10%) VBA
4 4 (0.88%) ABAP
4 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.88%) Groovy
4 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.44%) C#
5 2 (0.44%) COBOL
6 1 (0.22%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (3.97%) Degree
2 14 (3.09%) ISEB
2 14 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.88%) PMP
6 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.44%) APMP
8 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) CEH
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.38%) GDPR
2 16 (3.53%) PMO
3 6 (1.32%) QA
4 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.66%) P3O
7 2 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.44%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) Postfix
2 4 (0.88%) Squid
2 4 (0.88%) vCloud
2 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Ansible
1 4 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (0.88%) Kibana
1 4 (0.88%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.88%) logstash
1 4 (0.88%) Puppet
1 4 (0.88%) Rancher
1 4 (0.88%) Rsyslog
1 4 (0.88%) Sysdig
1 4 (0.88%) Terraform
1 4 (0.88%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) SCOM
2 2 (0.44%) WSUS
3 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.95%) SAP
3 18 (3.97%) Oracle
4 11 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.99%) VMware
6 8 (1.77%) Adobe
6 8 (1.77%) IBM
7 6 (1.32%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.88%) Sonatype
10 3 (0.66%) CyberArk
10 3 (0.66%) webMethods
11 2 (0.44%) Apple
11 2 (0.44%) Conga
11 2 (0.44%) Google
11 2 (0.44%) Niku
11 2 (0.44%) Pega
11 2 (0.44%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.22%) Verint