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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 40 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 21 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.92% 4.51% 8.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 27.85% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 43
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£313 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.15 £26.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.19% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £9.00 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £39.67 £32.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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
119 158 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.57% 16.19% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 94
Average daily rate £325 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.15 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £40.57 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Macclesfield - 6 £275 - 2
Knutsford +9 3 £200 -
Chester -5 3 - -
Warrington -18 3 £420 +8.03% 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 23 (30.26%) IIS
6 22 (28.95%) .NET
7 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 19 (25.00%) Finance
8 18 (23.68%) DNS
8 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
9 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
10 16 (21.05%) Clustering
10 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
11 15 (19.74%) SQL
11 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (15.79%) MCSE
12 12 (15.79%) MCTS
12 12 (15.79%) MCITP
13 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (13.16%) Local Government
13 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (13.16%) Project Management
14 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (11.84%) MS Project
14 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (32.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (30.26%) IIS
3 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.21%) MS Project Server
5 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.84%) MS Project
3 7 (9.21%) MS Office
4 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.63%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (23.68%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) Wireless
4 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) DHCP
4 3 (3.95%) Firewall
5 2 (2.63%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.32%) SAN
6 1 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) MSTest
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Local Government
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Server Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.95%) Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Project Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) PMO Lead
7 2 (2.63%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Handset
3 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.89%) Linux
6 4 (5.26%) UNIX
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 10 (13.16%) Project Management
2 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL
4 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.26%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.95%) Document Management
7 3 (3.95%) Change Management
7 3 (3.95%) ERP
7 3 (3.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.63%) Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.74%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) C#
4 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.63%) X++
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
5 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.79%) MCTS
2 12 (15.79%) MCITP
2 12 (15.79%) MCSE
3 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.95%) MCDST
6 1 (1.32%) CIPD
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) VMware
2 7 (9.21%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (6.58%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Ariba
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) ESRI
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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