The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 71 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.13% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 0.69% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
120 144 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.18% 19.17% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 64
Average daily rate £375 £325 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.96% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint Server
North West

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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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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
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Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
SharePoint Server
North West

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Kofax
3 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Kofax