Period
to 15 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Management 128 104 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.37% 8.47% 9.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 10.04% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 135
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% -6.11% -
10th Percentile £313 £265 £263
90th Percentile £499 £513 £625
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £44.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.01% - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% -5.43%

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 1,170 1,036 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.65% 84.36% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 728 1,092
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.13 £51.00 £44.35
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -32.14% +27.27% +2.50%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 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 +4 34 £388 -3.00% 7
Chester -8 19 £388 -8.82% 2
Warrington -5 7 £475 +22.19% 1
Crewe -12 7 £475 +18.75% 2
Macclesfield +5 6 £463 +23.33%
Wilmslow -3 4 £313 -
Alderley Edge - 3 £475 -
Widnes -6 1 £500 +5.26%
Stakeholder Management
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 53 (41.41%) Finance
2 38 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.22%) Project Management
4 26 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (17.97%) Risk Management
6 22 (17.19%) Scrum
7 21 (16.41%) ITIL
8 19 (14.84%) Banking
9 18 (14.06%) Windows
9 18 (14.06%) Change Management
10 16 (12.50%) Decision-Making
10 16 (12.50%) SDLC
11 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.94%) Unix
12 14 (10.94%) Linux
13 12 (9.38%) Migration
13 12 (9.38%) Oracle
13 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 11 (8.59%) Java
14 11 (8.59%) SAP
14 11 (8.59%) Project Planning
15 10 (7.81%) Office 365
15 10 (7.81%) Waterfall
16 9 (7.03%) Acceptance Criteria
16 9 (7.03%) Information Security
17 8 (6.25%) Business Analysis
17 8 (6.25%) JIRA
17 8 (6.25%) SQL
18 7 (5.47%) PMI

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 6 (4.69%) JBoss
1 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.13%) Apache
3 3 (2.34%) Confluence
4 2 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.56%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Office 365
2 6 (4.69%) OpenShift
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.13%) IaaS
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) PaaS
4 4 (3.13%) SaaS
5 2 (1.56%) GitHub
5 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Firewall
2 4 (3.13%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.34%) LAN
3 3 (2.34%) Network Security
3 3 (2.34%) VPN
3 3 (2.34%) WAN
3 3 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.56%) HTTP
4 2 (1.56%) Skype
4 2 (1.56%) SSH
4 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.56%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.56%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.56%) Essbase
3 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.56%) Impala
3 2 (1.56%) OLAP
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) DataStage
4 1 (0.78%) GIS
4 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.56%) GitLab
3 2 (1.56%) Gradle
3 2 (1.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.78%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
4 1 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 53 (41.41%) Finance
2 19 (14.84%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Law
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 24 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 23 (17.97%) Analyst
4 18 (14.06%) Architect
5 13 (10.16%) Technical Manager
6 10 (7.81%) Technical Product Manager
6 10 (7.81%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.69%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Delivery Project Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Engineering Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Product Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.91%) Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 4 (3.13%) Middleware
3 3 (2.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.34%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.34%) Spring
4 2 (1.56%) Ajax
4 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.56%) jQuery
4 2 (1.56%) JSON
4 2 (1.56%) Pandas
4 2 (1.56%) scikit-learn
4 2 (1.56%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.78%) Swagger
5 1 (0.78%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) PMI
3 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.56%) CESG
6 2 (1.56%) Clustering
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Windows
2 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 14 (10.94%) Unix
3 5 (3.91%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.56%) AIX
4 2 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.56%) Solaris
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) Project Management
3 26 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (17.97%) Risk Management
5 22 (17.19%) Scrum
6 21 (16.41%) ITIL
7 18 (14.06%) Change Management
8 16 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 16 (12.50%) SDLC
9 12 (9.38%) Migration
10 11 (8.59%) Project Planning
10 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 10 (7.81%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.03%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (7.03%) Information Security
13 8 (6.25%) Business Analysis
14 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.47%) Kanban
14 7 (5.47%) Process Improvement
14 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) Java
2 8 (6.25%) SQL
3 5 (3.91%) Python
4 4 (3.13%) C
4 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.13%) Ruby
5 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.34%) Perl
6 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.56%) C#
6 2 (1.56%) Go
6 2 (1.56%) Groovy
7 1 (0.78%) ABAP
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.69%) CISSP
3 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.13%) CISM
4 4 (3.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.34%) CCNA
5 3 (2.34%) CCNP
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.56%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) CRISC
7 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) PMO
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
3 2 (1.56%) IFRS
3 2 (1.56%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) COSO
4 1 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Docker
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.56%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle
3 11 (8.59%) SAP
4 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.13%) IBM
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (2.34%) Cisco
6 3 (2.34%) Citrix
6 3 (2.34%) Juniper
6 3 (2.34%) Splunk
7 2 (1.56%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.56%) Google
7 2 (1.56%) HP
7 2 (1.56%) Informatica
7 2 (1.56%) McAfee
7 2 (1.56%) Symantec
7 2 (1.56%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.78%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) Fortinet