Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 23 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 50 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.74% 3.09% 2.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.75% 22.84% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 35
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £195
90th Percentile £491 £414 £413
North West median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
North West median hourly rate £13.85 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.47% -36.00% +38.89%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 202 197 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.12% 13.53% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 139 139
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £246 £270 £267
90th Percentile £546 £580 £490
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 22
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.18 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.25% -23.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £38.75 £17.77 £34.43
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.64% +2.60%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Cheshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Cheshire

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Cheshire

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Cheshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +27 17 £300 +4.35% 2
Chester +16 7 £280 -10.40% 1
Crewe - 4 £313 - 1
Alderley Edge -6 1 - -
Widnes - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 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.

1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) Office 365
3 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (32.00%) Migration
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
7 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (24.00%) Skype for Business
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.00%) PKI
11 8 (16.00%) Windows
11 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
11 8 (16.00%) Skype
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.00%) .NET
12 7 (14.00%) C#
13 6 (12.00%) XML
13 6 (12.00%) JSON
13 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management

SharePoint
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 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Skype for Business
3 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.00%) IIS
7 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (4.00%) CMS
8 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
9 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Slack
3 4 (8.00%) Trello
4 3 (6.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.00%) QlikView
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) Big Data
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.00%) OLAP
6 1 (2.00%) OLTP
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MSI
2 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) gulp
2 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Local Government
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 4 (8.00%) QlikView Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Trainer
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) JSON
2 6 (12.00%) XML
3 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.00%) COM
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
4 4 (8.00%) Software Packaging
4 4 (8.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Core
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) RESTful
5 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 4 (8.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) BYOD
5 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Migration
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) RAD
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.00%) Data Management
6 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) ETL
6 4 (8.00%) Master Data Management
6 4 (8.00%) Reference Data Management
6 4 (8.00%) Scrum
6 4 (8.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) CIPD
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PMO
2 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
1 4 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.00%) Veritas
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) RedGate
5 1 (2.00%) Samsung
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau