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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.63% 2.78% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.39% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
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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
23 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 32.39% 16.67% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate £458 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.52% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) IIS
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) IBM