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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 11 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 11 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.27% 5.16% 11.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.83% 21.15% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.98% +7.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.84 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -55.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £16.84 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.84 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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
41 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.83% 24.41% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Average daily rate £400 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.84 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.30% -55.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.77 £16.84 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.56 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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
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 19 September 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (38.10%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Local Government
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (23.81%) QA
4 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Office 365
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) iPad
7 2 (9.52%) Lync

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Lead
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Handset
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
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