The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 29 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.30% 3.97% 11.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.40% 23.08% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £38.32 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.39% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.36% 17.22% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
Average daily rate £400 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
Cheshire

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) Local Government
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) QA
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) Taxonomies
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (8.33%) MS Project

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Project Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Editor
6 2 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
6 2 (8.33%) Content Editor
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Architect
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) GIS
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Kofax
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) HP
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago