Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 123 137 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.82% 10.55% 8.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 12.38% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 153
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -0.11% +7.90%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £328
90th Percentile £548 £666 £700
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
North West median hourly rate £44.05 £30.00 £47.33
% change year-on-year +46.84% -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 1,041 1,107 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.08% 85.29% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 804 1,132
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.25 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.17% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.86% -23.66% +64.97%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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
Warrington +2 30 £525 -12.50%
Chester 0 20 £383 -10.00% 3
Knutsford -8 12 £400 -5.88% 10
Crewe -9 11 £475 +26.67% 1
Widnes - 5 £350 -
Macclesfield +1 2 £428 -14.50%
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 - 1
Stakeholder Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 45 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.71%) Finance
3 29 (23.58%) Project Management
4 23 (18.70%) ITIL
5 21 (17.07%) Risk Management
6 20 (16.26%) Banking
7 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (9.76%) Workflow
8 12 (9.76%) Scrum
9 11 (8.94%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.13%) SFIA
10 10 (8.13%) Migration
10 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.13%) Unix
11 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.32%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.50%) DevOps
12 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (6.50%) Service Design
12 8 (6.50%) JSON
12 8 (6.50%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.50%) Kanban
12 8 (6.50%) .NET
12 8 (6.50%) PRINCE
13 7 (5.69%) Change Management
13 7 (5.69%) Linux
13 7 (5.69%) SLA
13 7 (5.69%) Java

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 5 (4.07%) Confluence
2 4 (3.25%) SAS
2 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.81%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.07%) IaaS
3 5 (4.07%) PaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.25%) Firewall
3 3 (2.44%) FTP
3 3 (2.44%) Intranet
3 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) Base SAS
2 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.63%) DataStage
2 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.81%) GIS
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.88%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.07%) JIRA
3 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) JMeter
4 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.81%) ERwin
6 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (31.71%) Finance
2 20 (16.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Analyst
2 19 (15.45%) Project Manager
3 15 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.94%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (6.50%) Planning Manager
5 8 (6.50%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Consultant
6 7 (5.69%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) AWS Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.07%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Developer
8 5 (4.07%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.25%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
1 8 (6.50%) JSON
2 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.44%) Node.js
3 2 (1.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) CSS3
4 1 (0.81%) DOM
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) HTML5
4 1 (0.81%) jQuery
4 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.81%) XHTML
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.44%) CESG
5 3 (2.44%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Unix
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
4 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.58%) Project Management
3 23 (18.70%) ITIL
4 21 (17.07%) Risk Management
5 12 (9.76%) Scrum
5 12 (9.76%) Workflow
6 11 (8.94%) Data Analysis
7 10 (8.13%) Migration
7 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.13%) SFIA
8 9 (7.32%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.50%) DevOps
9 8 (6.50%) Kanban
9 8 (6.50%) PRINCE
9 8 (6.50%) Service Design
9 8 (6.50%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.69%) Coaching
10 7 (5.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) Java
1 7 (5.69%) VBA
2 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.25%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) VB
3 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.25%) VBScript
4 3 (2.44%) COBOL
4 3 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) MCSA
1 6 (4.88%) MCSE
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) CISSP
2 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.25%) ISEB
4 3 (2.44%) GCED
4 3 (2.44%) GCFA
4 3 (2.44%) GCIA
4 3 (2.44%) GCIH
4 3 (2.44%) GIAC
4 3 (2.44%) GREM
4 3 (2.44%) GSEC
5 2 (1.63%) CISM
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) PMO
3 3 (2.44%) CESG Infosec
3 3 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.44%) QA
4 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.63%) XenApp
2 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.07%) Puppet
3 3 (2.44%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (1.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Fortinet
2 6 (4.88%) HP
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (1.63%) Capita
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix
4 2 (1.63%) IBM
4 2 (1.63%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe
5 1 (0.81%) Cadence
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) IDERA
5 1 (0.81%) Splunk
5 1 (0.81%) TSYS