The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stakeholder Engagement
Rank 66 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 0.53% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.72% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £446 £398 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -14.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-59.18% +240.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Stakeholder Engagement
North West

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +4 2 £446 +33.93%
Stakeholder Engagement
North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) NGN
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) MVNO
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Pega
6 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.25%) Lync
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning

Stakeholder Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
1 4 (25.00%) NGN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) MVNO
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCDP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP