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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 53 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 28 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.05% 3.09% 5.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.44% 25.00% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 19
Median daily rate £420 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +1.20%
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
137 124 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.91% 12.38% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 53 59
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Warrington -1 12 £451 +38.61% 2
Chester -8 5 £269 -35.10%
Macclesfield -2 3 £350 +3.55% 3
Runcorn +2 2 £420 -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.05%) Windows
3 35 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 32 (41.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
6 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (33.77%) SCCM
8 26 (33.77%) Migration
8 26 (33.77%) Windows 10
9 24 (31.17%) Windows Server
9 24 (31.17%) SC Cleared
10 23 (29.87%) Skype for Business
11 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 22 (28.57%) MS Office
11 22 (28.57%) Skype
12 21 (27.27%) VMware
13 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (25.97%) SCOM
14 18 (23.38%) Data Migration
14 18 (23.38%) .NET
14 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
15 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
15 17 (22.08%) Finance
15 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
15 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
16 15 (19.48%) Office 365
16 15 (19.48%) C#
17 14 (18.18%) SQL
18 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET

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 (41.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 23 (29.87%) Skype for Business
3 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (7.79%) IIS
6 3 (3.90%) Apache
6 3 (3.90%) JBoss
6 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.60%) CMS
7 2 (2.60%) eRoom
8 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) MS Office
2 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.49%) MS Project
5 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Office 365
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) IaaS
3 3 (3.90%) PaaS
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) Skype
2 7 (9.09%) Internet
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) SAN
4 4 (5.19%) WAN
5 3 (3.90%) Intranet
5 3 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (3.90%) SSL
5 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.60%) VoIP
7 1 (1.30%) DHCP
7 1 (1.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.90%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Law
3 4 (5.19%) Military
4 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Designer
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) SharePoint Designer
5 6 (7.79%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Digital Technical Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Project Assistant
8 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.09%) CAML
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.79%) jQuery
5 6 (7.79%) Web Services
6 5 (6.49%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.90%) CSS
8 3 (3.90%) HTML
8 3 (3.90%) LAMP
8 3 (3.90%) WAMP
9 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (2.60%) JSP
10 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.30%) HTML5
10 1 (1.30%) WinForms
10 1 (1.30%) XML
10 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Fat Client
1 10 (12.99%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.49%) PKI
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) PMI
5 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (33.77%) Windows 10
4 24 (31.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Migration
2 18 (23.38%) Data Migration
3 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) ITIL
6 6 (7.79%) MVC
6 6 (7.79%) Open Source
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) Data Management
7 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.49%) OWASP
7 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Service Management
7 5 (6.49%) System Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.48%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) Java
5 7 (9.09%) VB
6 6 (7.79%) FQL
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
2 24 (31.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) ISEB
3 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) MCTS
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.90%) RHCE
7 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.30%) CCNA
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PMP
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) FATCA
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) vSphere
4 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) UAG
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (33.77%) SCCM
2 20 (25.97%) SCOM
3 7 (9.09%) Puppet
4 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.19%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.60%) TADDM
6 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 8 (10.39%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) Brocade
6 3 (3.90%) NetApp
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) Avaya
8 1 (1.30%) CA
8 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) SAP