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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.59% 9.63% 5.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 42.86% 30.95% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£279 £405 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +72.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.42 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.86% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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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
14 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.38% 31.11% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Average daily rate £279 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £30.75 £16.84 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
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 31 July 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (70.00%) Local Government
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (40.00%) MS Project
5 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Handset
8 3 (15.00%) MCDST
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Project
2 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (70.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Junior
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) Handset
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCDST
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco