Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 99 130 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.53% 10.36% 10.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 12.40% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 121
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -4.51%
10th Percentile £316 £288 £304
90th Percentile £469 £550 £675
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £445
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £46.21 £34.50
% change year-on-year -13.44% +33.94% -17.86%

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 1,138 1,048 1,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.54% 83.51% 87.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 755 988
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £408 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -0.61% -0.61%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £573 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 46 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +34.38% -8.13%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.88 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -26.51%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Knutsford -2 26 £365 -6.41% 3
Chester -15 12 £350 -20.00% 5
Macclesfield +1 7 £430 +72.00%
Warrington -5 6 £469 -1.32% 3
Crewe -23 4 £513 +7.89% 1
Wilmslow -4 3 £300 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 -
Stakeholder Management
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Stakeholder Management.

1 34 (34.34%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Project Management
3 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.20%) Risk Management
5 19 (19.19%) Windows
6 15 (15.15%) Scrum
6 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (14.14%) SDLC
7 14 (14.14%) Change Management
7 14 (14.14%) Linux
7 14 (14.14%) SAP
8 13 (13.13%) ITIL
9 12 (12.12%) SQL
9 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 11 (11.11%) Decision-Making
10 11 (11.11%) Office 365
10 11 (11.11%) Oracle
10 11 (11.11%) Unix
10 11 (11.11%) Banking
11 10 (10.10%) Project Planning
12 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.09%) Information Security
12 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (9.09%) Windows 10
13 8 (8.08%) User Stories
13 8 (8.08%) Java
13 8 (8.08%) CISSP
14 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
14 7 (7.07%) RUP

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 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.01%) CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (4.04%) IaaS
2 4 (4.04%) SaaS
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) LAN
2 2 (2.02%) Network Security
2 2 (2.02%) Skype
2 2 (2.02%) VPN
2 2 (2.02%) WAN
2 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.02%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.02%) Essbase
3 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.02%) Impala
3 2 (2.02%) OLAP
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
4 1 (1.01%) GIS
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.01%) JMeter
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (34.34%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Legal
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Law
4 2 (2.02%) Local Government
4 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Project Manager
3 20 (20.20%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Technical Manager
4 13 (13.13%) Technical Project Manager
5 11 (11.11%) Technical Product Manager
6 10 (10.10%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (9.09%) Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Delivery Project Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Engineering Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 7 (7.07%) Product Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Security Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
1 5 (5.05%) HTML
2 4 (4.04%) JSON
2 4 (4.04%) XML
3 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.02%) Pandas
4 2 (2.02%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.01%) REST
5 1 (1.01%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.01%) Spring
5 1 (1.01%) Swagger
5 1 (1.01%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.06%) PMI
3 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.01%) CESG
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Fintech
6 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 11 (11.11%) Unix
4 9 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.02%) AIX
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) Project Management
2 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.20%) Risk Management
4 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (15.15%) Scrum
5 14 (14.14%) Change Management
5 14 (14.14%) SDLC
6 13 (13.13%) ITIL
7 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 11 (11.11%) Decision-Making
9 10 (10.10%) Project Planning
10 9 (9.09%) Information Security
10 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.08%) User Stories
12 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.07%) Migration
12 7 (7.07%) RUP
13 6 (6.06%) PRINCE
13 6 (6.06%) Visualisation
14 5 (5.05%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) Python
4 3 (3.03%) C
5 2 (2.02%) C#
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) CISSP
2 6 (6.06%) CISM
2 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) CCNP
5 2 (2.02%) CISA
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) PhD
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) IFRS
1 2 (2.02%) IFRS 9
1 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) PMO
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) SAP
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Splunk
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco
5 2 (2.02%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Informatica
5 2 (2.02%) Juniper
6 1 (1.01%) FireEye
6 1 (1.01%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Sybase
6 1 (1.01%) Symantec
6 1 (1.01%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Veritas
6 1 (1.01%) VMware