The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.20% 3.88% 4.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.46% 21.28% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.32 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £35.32 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.57 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +3.70%
SharePoint
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.12% 18.22% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.17 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Chester region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 13 (76.47%) ITIL
1 13 (76.47%) PRINCE2
1 13 (76.47%) Local Government
2 7 (41.18%) MS Project
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Matrix Management
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) MCDST
6 2 (11.76%) Handset
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Publishing
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (76.47%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) ICT Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Junior
2 5 (29.41%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (5.88%) Content Editor
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
1 13 (76.47%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Matrix Management
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCDST
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco