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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stakeholder Engagement
Rank 98 82 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 69 70 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 1.90% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.45% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 17
Median daily rate £435 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £630 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £47.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.56 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.10% +60.00%
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
3201 2861 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.74% 77.66% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 1652 1221
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 137 117
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Stakeholder Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Stakeholder Engagement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -22 28 £389 -11.14% 1
Cheshire +5 19 £550 +46.66%
Lancashire +10 12 £450 -43.75%
Merseyside -7 3 - - 2
Stakeholder Engagement
England

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement.

1 35 (27.78%) Project Management
2 32 (25.40%) Finance
3 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2
5 21 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 17 (13.49%) Oracle
6 17 (13.49%) Python
7 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 14 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (10.32%) Open Source
9 13 (10.32%) Service Design
10 11 (8.73%) Java
10 11 (8.73%) Supplier Management
11 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
11 10 (7.94%) Windows
11 10 (7.94%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 10 (7.94%) Contingency Planning
11 10 (7.94%) IaaS
11 10 (7.94%) Line Management
12 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (7.14%) SaltStack
12 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
12 9 (7.14%) Puppet
12 9 (7.14%) Unix
12 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
12 9 (7.14%) Apache
12 9 (7.14%) Linux
12 9 (7.14%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.14%) JIRA
12 9 (7.14%) Use Case

Stakeholder Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Project
3 4 (3.17%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) IaaS
2 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.38%) Office 365
5 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) LAN
1 2 (1.59%) NAS
1 2 (1.59%) SAN
1 2 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
2 1 (0.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) SMTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) DataStage
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 32 (25.40%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Analyst
2 35 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 26 (20.63%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.52%) Consultant
4 12 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 11 (8.73%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Technical Business Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (3.17%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) IT Security Consultant
11 4 (3.17%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.38%) User Experience
3 2 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
4 1 (0.79%) Life Science
4 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) PKI
4 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
2 9 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (1.59%) AIX
3 2 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Project Management
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2
4 21 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
6 14 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
7 13 (10.32%) Open Source
7 13 (10.32%) Service Design
8 11 (8.73%) Supplier Management
9 10 (7.94%) Contingency Planning
9 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.94%) Line Management
9 10 (7.94%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 9 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.14%) Use Case
11 8 (6.35%) OO
11 8 (6.35%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (6.35%) UML
12 7 (5.56%) Change Management
12 7 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) Python
2 11 (8.73%) Java
3 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.56%) C++
5 5 (3.97%) SQL
6 3 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) CISM
3 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.38%) CISSP
4 3 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) GIAC
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (2.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Oracle
2 9 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 8 (6.35%) BT
3 8 (6.35%) IBM
3 8 (6.35%) Openreach
3 8 (6.35%) SAP
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco
6 3 (2.38%) Remedy
6 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.59%) Axway
7 2 (1.59%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.59%) EMC
7 2 (1.59%) HP
7 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) Xerox
8 1 (0.79%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.79%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata