The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sitecore products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sitecore over the 3 months to 10 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sitecore.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sitecore
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing Sitecore 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Sitecore
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
365 375 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.67% 48.64% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 186 164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.60 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sitecore
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sitecore across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sitecore Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sitecore
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sitecore across the Cheshire region.

Sitecore Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sitecore
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore.

1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Yeoman
2 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Sitecore
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Sitecore 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 Sitecore. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware