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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 47 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 25 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.60% 5.87% 4.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.25% 29.11% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 14
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£325 £318 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.17 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.94 £16.78 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £32.75 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
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
99 158 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.30% 20.18% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 60
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £25.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester -14 6 £279 -30.25%
Macclesfield - 3 - - 2
Warrington -9 2 £175 -54.83% 3
Crewe - 2 £225 -
Knutsford -12 1 £325 +20.37%
Runcorn - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (30.91%) ITIL
1 17 (30.91%) Local Government
2 15 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 12 (21.82%) MS Project
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
5 8 (14.55%) Migration
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (14.55%) Matrix Management
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (12.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (12.73%) Windows
6 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
6 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (12.73%) MS Office
6 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) .NET
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.91%) Wireless
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.09%) SQL
8 5 (9.09%) CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Project
2 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (12.73%) MS Office
3 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Wireless
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) Intranet
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) WebEx
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) QlikView
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) MS Access
6 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) NUnit
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 17 (30.91%) Local Government
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.64%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Junior
5 7 (12.73%) Junior Project Manager
6 6 (10.91%) ICT Project Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Coordinator
8 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) MI Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SAP Trainer
10 2 (3.64%) Business Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) MDX
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) DHTML
4 1 (1.82%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Handset
3 2 (3.64%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Matrix Management
4 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) CRM
5 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.45%) SDLC
8 2 (3.64%) Coaching
8 2 (3.64%) Change Management
8 2 (3.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VB
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.45%) MCDST
2 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) CIPD
4 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) WSUS
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) Citrix
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Ariba
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Sophos
5 1 (1.82%) Avaya
5 1 (1.82%) AppSense
Warrington, Cheshire
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