The table below looks at the statistics for Stakeholder Engagement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stakeholder Engagement
Rank 75 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 1.53% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.01% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£375 £428 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £425 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -73.68%
Stakeholder Engagement
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
804 597 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.62% 76.05% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 229
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Stakeholder Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stakeholder Engagement Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement across the Cheshire region.

Stakeholder Engagement Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Stakeholder Engagement Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Stakeholder Engagement Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 2 £313 -
Chester -1 1 £400 -
Knutsford -2 1 £345 -19.76%
Stakeholder Engagement
North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stakeholder Engagement.

1 11 (84.62%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Dependency Management
4 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Local Government
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) COBIT
6 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management

Stakeholder Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Stakeholder Engagement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stakeholder Engagement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Audit Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) System Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Dependency Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ISMS
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos