The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Engagement over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stakeholder Engagement
North West / Cheshire
Rank 53 60 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 2 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 2.13% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 2.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Median daily rate £375 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +0.36% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £32.26
% change year-on-year - +85.98%  

Stakeholder Engagement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 449 828 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.56% 83.89% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 513 424
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 36
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Stakeholder Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Stakeholder Engagement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Engagement in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in Cheshire

Stakeholder Engagement
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Warrington +18 1 £277 -53.91%
Macclesfield +3 1 £473 -
Stakeholder Engagement
North West

Stakeholder Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Stakeholder Engagement.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (20.00%) SFIA
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Trello
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case

Stakeholder Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) SAP