The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 27 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 42 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.24% 4.82% 5.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.93% 24.83% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 21
Average daily rate
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£363 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £197 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £17.42 £22.54 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.71% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.30 £23.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £26.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -29.72%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 149 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.20% 19.40% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 122
Average daily rate £340 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 20
Average hourly rate £16.13 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SharePoint
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 12 £410 +74.46% 1
Warrington -9 11 £388 -18.42%
Northwich - 3 £425 -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint 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.

1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
3 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
5 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (32.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 24 (30.77%) IIS
9 20 (25.64%) SQL
10 19 (24.36%) .NET
10 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
11 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (19.23%) DNS
15 14 (17.95%) Finance
15 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (17.95%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 13 (16.67%) C#
17 12 (15.38%) Project Management
17 12 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
18 11 (14.10%) Clustering
19 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (11.54%) Linux
19 9 (11.54%) VMware
19 9 (11.54%) Migration
20 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (32.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 24 (30.77%) IIS
3 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
4 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (17.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (7.69%) Lync
8 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (5.13%) MS Project Server
9 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Project
3 7 (8.97%) MS Office
4 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) DNS
2 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.97%) Firewall
3 7 (8.97%) DHCP
4 5 (6.41%) SAN
4 5 (6.41%) Intranet
5 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 2 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) MSTest
3 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (6.41%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) Administrator
5 4 (5.13%) Server Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) PMO Lead
6 3 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (2.56%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.41%) CSS
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 3 (3.85%) jQuery
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) Ajax
5 1 (1.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.28%) WCF
5 1 (1.28%) RESTful
5 1 (1.28%) HTML5
5 1 (1.28%) CSS3
5 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Clustering
2 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.85%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) iPad
5 2 (2.56%) Handset
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.54%) Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.13%) UNIX
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Project Management
2 9 (11.54%) Migration
3 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL
4 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.41%) Change Management
5 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Workflow
6 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.13%) MVC
6 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) C#
2 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.97%) MCSE
2 7 (8.97%) MCTS
2 7 (8.97%) MCITP
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCDST
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) Degree
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
3 9 (11.54%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) SAP
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Kofax
7 2 (2.56%) Stellent
8 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.28%) NetApp
Cheshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Posted: 9 days ago