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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 27 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.43% 6.08% 4.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.77% 26.88% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.42 £19.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.97 £16.80 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £24.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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
124 186 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.18% 22.63% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 67
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 16
Average hourly rate £14.67 £16.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.88% -38.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £11.25 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -19 7 £380 -5.00% 5
Chester -13 4 £279 -31.95% 3
Knutsford -10 2 £356 +33.17%
Macclesfield - 2 - - 2
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (17.86%) .NET
4 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (16.07%) MS Office
5 9 (16.07%) Migration
5 9 (16.07%) Local Government
5 9 (16.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (14.29%) MS Project
6 8 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 7 (12.50%) SQL
7 7 (12.50%) Wireless
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) Banking
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
9 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (14.29%) MS Project
4 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.36%) PowerPivot
6 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Wireless
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) VoIP
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) WebEx
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) QlikView
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.79%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) NUnit
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Local Government
3 8 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (10.71%) Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Retail
6 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.57%) Swedish Language
7 2 (3.57%) Publishing
8 1 (1.79%) Legal
8 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
6 3 (5.36%) Trainer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) Middleware
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) MDX
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.79%) DHTML
6 1 (1.79%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Handset
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (3.57%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.57%) Wiki
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Tandem
5 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) CRM
6 4 (7.14%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
7 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Management
8 2 (3.57%) Content Management
8 2 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.14%) MCDST
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CIPD
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) WSUS
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Ariba
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) Sophos
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) AppSense
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