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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 26 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.73% 2.79% 5.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.47% 16.67% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £310 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% +31.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £310 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £362 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.17 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 - £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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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
34 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.11% 16.74% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 7
Average daily rate £401 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.15% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £32.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +261.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Local Government
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
4 7 (41.18%) MS Project
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Matrix Management
6 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
7 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Handset
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (17.65%) MCDST
9 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
9 2 (11.76%) iPad

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.65%) 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 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
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 12 (70.59%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Junior Project Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Editor
6 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Matrix Management
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (17.65%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense