The table below looks at the statistics for Stakeholder Engagement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stakeholder Engagement
Rank 110 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 29 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.49% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.68% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 21
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Stakeholder Engagement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Stakeholder Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Stakeholder Engagement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Stakeholder Engagement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Stakeholder Engagement Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Stakeholder Engagement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Manchester -4 14 £400 +18.51% 2
Lancashire - 5 £325 -
Cheshire +5 4 £275 -35.67%
Merseyside - 4 £575 -
Stakeholder Engagement
England

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Project Management
3 13 (17.33%) Migration
4 10 (13.33%) Banking
5 9 (12.00%) Matrix Management
6 8 (10.67%) WAN
6 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.33%) Retail
7 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
9 5 (6.67%) SAP
9 5 (6.67%) Windows
9 5 (6.67%) Citrix
9 5 (6.67%) NHS
9 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.33%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Programme Management

Stakeholder Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.00%) Joomla!
4 3 (4.00%) WordPress
5 2 (2.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Project
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (4.00%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
1 2 (2.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) WAN
2 3 (4.00%) Intranet
3 2 (2.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.33%) PowerCenter
1 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.33%) Law
5 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Project Manager
2 16 (21.33%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Procurement Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Web Editor
6 3 (4.00%) Web Content Editor
6 3 (4.00%) Content Editor
6 3 (4.00%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) PMO Lead
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Incident Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (2.67%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) J2EE
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Java EE
2 1 (1.33%) Velocity
2 1 (1.33%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) NHS
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Social Media
3 3 (4.00%) FMCG
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Project Management
2 13 (17.33%) Migration
3 9 (12.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.00%) Change Management
6 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.33%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) Online Marketing
8 3 (4.00%) Change Control
8 3 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) Java
2 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) CISSP
2 2 (2.67%) CISM
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.33%) IIBA
3 1 (1.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Citrix
3 4 (5.33%) Lotus
4 3 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) Capita
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) MEDITECH
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) EMC