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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 25 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 46 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.05% 5.25% 5.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.67% 27.66% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.43% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £197 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £350 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.17 £22.54 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.78 £14.30 £23.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £26.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
150 141 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.74% 18.98% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 129
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.45% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £34.20 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
SharePoint
North West

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +9 13 £400 +70.21% 1
Warrington -13 10 £388 -18.42% 1
Northwich - 3 £425 -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Crewe - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 (45.68%) Windows
2 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
4 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (30.86%) IIS
8 19 (23.46%) SQL
8 19 (23.46%) .NET
9 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (17.28%) C#
13 14 (17.28%) DNS
13 14 (17.28%) Project Management
13 14 (17.28%) Finance
13 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
13 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.81%) Cyber-Ark
15 11 (13.58%) Migration
15 11 (13.58%) Clustering
16 9 (11.11%) MS Project
16 9 (11.11%) ITIL
16 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
16 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 25 (30.86%) IIS
3 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (7.41%) Lync
8 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (4.94%) MS Project Server
9 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.11%) MS Project
3 7 (8.64%) MS Office
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) DNS
2 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.64%) Firewall
3 7 (8.64%) DHCP
4 6 (7.41%) SAN
5 5 (6.17%) Intranet
6 2 (2.47%) Wireless
7 1 (1.23%) NAS
7 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) MS Access
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Local Government
3 8 (9.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Project Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.94%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) PMO Lead
7 3 (3.70%) Server Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.41%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) jQuery
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) HTML5
6 2 (2.47%) CSS3
7 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.23%) RESTful
7 1 (1.23%) XML
7 1 (1.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Clustering
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Taxonomies
3 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) Handset
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.88%) Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.94%) UNIX
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Project Management
2 11 (13.58%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.94%) MVC
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.70%) Change Control
9 3 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) SQL
2 14 (17.28%) C#
2 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.64%) MCTS
2 7 (8.64%) MCITP
2 7 (8.64%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) MCDST
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Cyber-Ark
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) SAP
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) Kofax
7 2 (2.47%) Stellent
8 1 (1.23%) Teradata
8 1 (1.23%) Tableau
8 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago