The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 26 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.51% 2.69% 6.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.53% 23.97% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £465 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
SharePoint
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
98 121 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.23% 11.21% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 84
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 23
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +3.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £9.33 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £33.90 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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
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 SharePoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 10 £375 -
Warrington +11 2 £306 -19.40%
Knutsford +5 1 £345 -3.15%
Chester -6 1 £397 +42.11% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £375 -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.57%) Windows
3 33 (41.77%) PowerShell
4 32 (40.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
6 27 (34.18%) Windows 10
7 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
9 24 (30.38%) Migration
9 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (29.11%) Skype for Business
10 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
10 23 (29.11%) Skype
10 23 (29.11%) SCCM
11 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
12 20 (25.32%) MS Office
13 19 (24.05%) SCOM
14 18 (22.78%) Data Migration
14 18 (22.78%) VMware
15 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
15 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
15 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
16 16 (20.25%) CRM
16 16 (20.25%) Dynamics CRM
17 15 (18.99%) Records Management
18 14 (17.72%) Finance
18 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
19 13 (16.46%) Office 365
20 12 (15.19%) System Testing

SharePoint
Top Related 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 32 (40.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 23 (29.11%) Skype for Business
3 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.80%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) JBoss
5 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) GeoServer
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) MS Office
2 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.80%) MS Project
6 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Office 365
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) Skype
2 7 (8.86%) Internet
3 4 (5.06%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) Intranet
4 3 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.80%) SAN
4 3 (3.80%) SSL
4 3 (3.80%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.86%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.80%) EDRMS
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) MS Access
7 1 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Law
3 4 (5.06%) Military
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Architect
2 12 (15.19%) Designer
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) CRM Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.86%) CAML
4 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.80%) LAMP
4 3 (3.80%) WAMP
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) JSP
6 1 (1.27%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.27%) REST
6 1 (1.27%) Web Services
6 1 (1.27%) XML
6 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Fat Client
1 10 (12.66%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.33%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) PKI
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) CMDB
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) PMI
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows 10
3 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.92%) Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (30.38%) Migration
2 18 (22.78%) Data Migration
3 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
3 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
4 16 (20.25%) CRM
5 15 (18.99%) Records Management
6 12 (15.19%) System Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Workflow
10 6 (7.59%) Business Development
10 6 (7.59%) Data Management
10 6 (7.59%) Open Source
10 6 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.33%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.33%) Defect Management
11 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.19%) C#
3 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) SQL
5 6 (7.59%) FQL
5 6 (7.59%) VB
6 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (7.59%) ISEB
4 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.80%) Degree
6 3 (3.80%) MCITP
6 3 (3.80%) MCTS
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.80%) RHCE
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) FATCA
2 1 (1.27%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) vSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.80%) UAG
5 1 (1.27%) Firmware
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (29.11%) SCCM
2 19 (24.05%) SCOM
3 7 (8.86%) Puppet
4 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.06%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.53%) TADDM
6 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
4 7 (8.86%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) Brocade
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) NetApp
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) CA
7 1 (1.27%) ESRI
7 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle