Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Stakeholder Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stakeholder Management over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Stakeholder Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 138 160 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.42% 10.93% 9.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.39% 12.68% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 175
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +15.85%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £330
90th Percentile £550 £675 £686
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £47.33
% change year-on-year +50.00% -36.62% +5.18%

Stakeholder Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1114 1262 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 86.20% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 905 1168
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £275
90th Percentile £622 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Stakeholder Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Stakeholder Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Management in Cheshire

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Management in Cheshire

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Management in Cheshire

Stakeholder Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Management in Cheshire

Stakeholder Management
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 Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 29 £425 - 3
Warrington 0 19 £525 -12.50%
Knutsford -7 18 £400 -5.88% 2
Crewe -4 10 £475 +26.67%
Widnes - 6 £381 -
Macclesfield 0 1 £225 -53.85%
Nantwich - 1 £200 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 -
Stakeholder Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management 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 Management.

1 55 (39.86%) Finance
2 40 (28.99%) Banking
3 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.54%) Project Management
5 25 (18.12%) ITIL
6 22 (15.94%) Risk Management
7 16 (11.59%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (10.14%) Migration
10 13 (9.42%) Unix
11 12 (8.70%) Change Management
12 10 (7.25%) SDLC
12 10 (7.25%) Change Control
13 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (6.52%) Service Design
13 9 (6.52%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.52%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.52%) Scrum
13 9 (6.52%) VBA
14 8 (5.80%) SAS
14 8 (5.80%) SLA
14 8 (5.80%) Workflow
14 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
14 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
14 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.80%) Agile Project Management
15 7 (5.07%) Test Strategy
15 7 (5.07%) Test Automation
15 7 (5.07%) PMO
15 7 (5.07%) Retail Banking

Stakeholder Management
Co-occurring 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 8 (5.80%) SAS
2 5 (3.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.45%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Internet
1 3 (2.17%) SMS
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) FTP
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.17%) Base SAS
2 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.17%) DataStage
2 3 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.45%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (0.72%) GIS
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 6 (4.35%) JIRA
2 4 (2.90%) JMeter
3 2 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.45%) ProC
4 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.72%) ERwin
4 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (39.86%) Finance
2 40 (28.99%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Advertising
4 3 (2.17%) Law
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Analyst
2 23 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 9 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 8 (5.80%) Consultant
7 8 (5.80%) Programme Manager
7 8 (5.80%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Planning Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (2.90%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Resource Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Risk Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Senior Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) Ajax
3 1 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.72%) CSS3
3 1 (0.72%) DOM
3 1 (0.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) HTML5
3 1 (0.72%) jQuery
3 1 (0.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) REST
3 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.72%) XHTML
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.17%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.45%) Life Science
4 2 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) CESG
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
5 1 (0.72%) Social Media
5 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Unix
2 5 (3.62%) Linux
3 2 (1.45%) Windows
3 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) AIX
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.54%) Project Management
3 25 (18.12%) ITIL
4 22 (15.94%) Risk Management
5 16 (11.59%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.14%) Migration
7 12 (8.70%) Change Management
8 10 (7.25%) Change Control
8 10 (7.25%) SDLC
9 9 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.52%) Scrum
9 9 (6.52%) Service Design
10 8 (5.80%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.80%) Workflow
11 7 (5.07%) PRINCE
11 7 (5.07%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.07%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.35%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.52%) VBA
2 6 (4.35%) Java
3 4 (2.90%) C#
3 4 (2.90%) SQL
3 4 (2.90%) VB
3 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.90%) VBScript
4 2 (1.45%) PROC SQL
4 2 (1.45%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.72%) COBOL
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) Degree
3 6 (4.35%) MCSA
3 6 (4.35%) MCSE
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.90%) CISSP
5 4 (2.90%) ISEB
6 2 (1.45%) CISA
6 2 (1.45%) CISM
6 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.72%) GCFA
7 1 (0.72%) GCIA
7 1 (0.72%) GCIH
7 1 (0.72%) GIAC
7 1 (0.72%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 7 (5.07%) PMO
3 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.17%) GDPR
3 3 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.72%) IFRS
5 1 (0.72%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Docker
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.45%) XenApp
1 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle
2 6 (4.35%) Fortinet
2 6 (4.35%) HP
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.62%) SAP
4 3 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (1.45%) AppSense
5 2 (1.45%) Capita
5 2 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe
6 1 (0.72%) Cadence
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) IDERA
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.72%) TSYS
6 1 (0.72%) Veritas