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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
North West / Cheshire
Rank 27 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 21 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.17% 3.08% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.71% 20.14% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -38.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.84 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £16.84 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £24.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+17.34% +20.98%

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
85 139 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.90% 15.27% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 86 59
Median daily rate £350 £423 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +12.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +29 7 £350 +7.69%
Macclesfield +1 4 £198 -15.29%
Chester 0 2 - -
Runcorn -2 1 - -
Sandbach - 1 £370 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.83%) Banking
4 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (21.95%) SLA
5 9 (21.95%) MS Office
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
6 8 (19.51%) Office 365
7 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
8 6 (14.63%) Workflow
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (14.63%) C#
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) IIS
9 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (12.20%) Replication
9 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.44%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.44%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Skype
1 3 (7.32%) WebEx
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Coordinator
4 5 (12.20%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Project Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Project Assistant
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) WF
6 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Learning Management System
3 3 (7.32%) SCORM
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.88%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.88%) Life Science
4 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ETL
1 6 (14.63%) Workflow
2 5 (12.20%) Coaching
2 5 (12.20%) Database Mirroring
2 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.20%) High Availability
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ECDL
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) BS25999
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) COSO
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Remedy
3 3 (7.32%) Saba
4 2 (4.88%) Brocade
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Dell
4 2 (4.88%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) ESRI
5 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica