The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 12 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.62% 1.56% 4.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 20.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£200 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Application Platforms Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.24% 7.81% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate £325 £235 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -30.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Clustering
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) MCTS
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) MCITP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 9 (81.82%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware