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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 29 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 2.74% 3.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.01% 15.11% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 8
Average daily rate £300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £19.67 £27.50 £35.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.47% -22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £17.88 £24.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £38.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.28% -2.50%
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
138 139 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.39% 18.12% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 65 56
Average daily rate £413 £376 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.81 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -44.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.23 £27.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -5 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Chester 0 6 £233 -22.50%
Runcorn - 4 £375 -
Macclesfield -2 3 £234 - 3
Alderley Edge - 1 £213 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 14 (23.73%) Finance
3 14 (23.73%) Migration
4 12 (20.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (20.34%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) MS Office
4 12 (20.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (18.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (18.64%) MS Project
5 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.95%) ITIL
6 10 (16.95%) Office 365
7 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (15.25%) .NET
7 9 (15.25%) Windows
7 9 (15.25%) Citrix
8 8 (13.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.86%) SCCM
9 7 (11.86%) jQuery
9 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
9 7 (11.86%) Local Government
9 7 (11.86%) VMware
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
10 6 (10.17%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (20.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (18.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.78%) eRoom
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.34%) MS Office
2 12 (20.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (18.64%) MS Project
4 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
4 6 (10.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.69%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) VoIP
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.69%) QlikView
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (11.86%) Local Government
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Coordinator
3 9 (15.25%) Designer
3 9 (15.25%) SharePoint Designer
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) SharePoint Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (6.78%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) PMO Coordinator
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.39%) Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) jQuery
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) Middleware
6 2 (3.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Handset
2 2 (3.39%) iPad
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.69%) Google Search Appliance
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Migration
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.47%) MVC
4 5 (8.47%) TDD
4 5 (8.47%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (8.47%) Web Development
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) SOA
6 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Change Management
7 2 (3.39%) CRM
7 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.39%) ERP
7 2 (3.39%) High Availability
7 2 (3.39%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.39%) MCDST
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) FATCA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Citrix
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Apple
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Avaya
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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