The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 25 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.23% 4.24% 4.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.61% 24.26% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
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£400 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.53 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.60% +156.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.69 £25.04 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.57 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +14.47%
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
142 136 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.32% 17.48% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 53
Average daily rate £375 £356 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
Warrington -6 5 £400 +0.62% 8
Knutsford -2 4 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 - - 2
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) Local Government
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) ITIL
3 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 10 (21.74%) Windows
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
5 8 (17.39%) IIS
6 7 (15.22%) MS Project
6 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Matrix Management
8 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) Intranet
8 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.70%) .NET
9 4 (8.70%) MS Office
9 4 (8.70%) SAP
9 4 (8.70%) Linux
9 4 (8.70%) UNIX
9 4 (8.70%) Banking
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.17%) eRoom
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Project
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS Office
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) Extranet
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 15 (32.61%) Local Government
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Junior
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) TIBCO Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) AIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
1 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.04%) Matrix Management
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Content Management
5 2 (4.35%) Line Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Web Development
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.17%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) X++
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) CIPD
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCDST
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (4.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Sun
4 2 (4.35%) CA
4 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Ariba
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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