The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 58 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 11 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 1.86% 3.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.33% 9.44% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 24
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£350 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £38.32 £39.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £36.07 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.99% +60.28%
SharePoint 2010
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
150 180 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.23% 19.65% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 106
Average daily rate £325 £309 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £10.11 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Cheshire region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Cheshire region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint 2010
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 4 £448 +15.11%
Chester - - - - 1
SharePoint 2010
North West

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint 2010.

1 27 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (51.85%) Clustering
4 14 (51.85%) IIS
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (51.85%) DNS
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (44.44%) MCSE
6 12 (44.44%) MCTS
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (44.44%) MCITP
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 8 (29.63%) Finance
10 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (25.93%) MS Project
10 7 (25.93%) MS Project Server
11 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
11 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
12 3 (11.11%) VMware

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (51.85%) IIS
3 7 (25.93%) MS Project Server
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Lync
5 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (51.85%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
1 7 (25.93%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
1 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Document Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) MCSE
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (44.44%) MCTS
1 12 (44.44%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco