The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SharePoint 2010 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint 2010
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 80 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 1.44% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £420 £252
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year -3.44% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% +35.82%  

SharePoint 2010 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 96 139 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.00% 15.11% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £571 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £14.31 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

SharePoint 2010
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SharePoint 2010 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint 2010 in Cheshire

SharePoint 2010
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint 2010 in Cheshire

SharePoint 2010
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint 2010 in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SharePoint 2010.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Yammer
2 3 (75.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) UAG
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SharePoint 2010
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (75.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) WAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft