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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
North West / Cheshire
Rank 24 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 23 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.74% 2.47% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.84% 18.64% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Median daily rate £350 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £222 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £368 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -18.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +28.20%

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
89 118 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.35% 13.24% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 60
Median daily rate £350 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £23.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +97.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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 +24 9 £350 +7.69% 1
Macclesfield 0 4 £198 -34.00%
Wilmslow +5 1 £376 - 1
Chester -2 1 £313 +44.00%
Runcorn -4 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) CRM
2 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (21.43%) Workflow
6 12 (21.43%) Windows
6 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.64%) MS Office
7 11 (19.64%) Banking
7 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (19.64%) Records Management
8 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.07%) C#
9 9 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (14.29%) Office 365
10 8 (14.29%) SQL
10 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.29%) SLA
11 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.50%) System Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Business Development
11 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (10.71%) Data Integration
12 6 (10.71%) ETL
12 6 (10.71%) Migration

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 (8.93%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.79%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Skype
1 3 (5.36%) WebEx
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) MS Access
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.36%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.93%) DBA
6 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (8.93%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Coordinator
7 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Project Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.57%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) WF
5 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Data Integration
3 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) Learning Management System
4 3 (5.36%) SCORM
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.57%) IBM XIV
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) EPoS
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) CRM
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Workflow
4 11 (19.64%) Records Management
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (12.50%) Business Development
6 7 (12.50%) System Testing
7 6 (10.71%) ETL
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Coaching
8 5 (8.93%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.93%) High Availability
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
8 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) User Stories
10 3 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.07%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) ECDL
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) BS25999
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) COSO
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.79%) P3O
4 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) SAP
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Remedy
3 3 (5.36%) Saba
4 2 (3.57%) Brocade
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Dell
4 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) ESRI
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica