Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 35 37 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.68% 3.31% 4.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.28% 21.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 48
Cheshire median daily rate £340 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £241 £198 £198
90th Percentile £488 £403 £453
North West median daily rate £326 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.79% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £11.20 £16.34 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.49% -2.97% -38.76%
10th Percentile £9.56 £12.08 £15.92
90th Percentile £18.32 £40.60 £17.76
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.63% -21.95% -25.45%

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 215 174 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.46% 15.58% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 120 223
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £231 £198 £233
90th Percentile £538 £475 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £388
% change year-on-year +9.59% -5.81% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £22.50 £17.84 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.12% -17.98% +27.94%
10th Percentile £10.02 £10.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £37.50 £33.00 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.25 £16.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +32.81% -26.44% +19.18%

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 27 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Cheshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 May 2018. 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
Chester -1 12 £333 +18.75%
Crewe - 8 £263 - 2
Warrington -16 3 £350 +21.74% 7
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) CRM
5 8 (22.86%) MVC
5 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (20.00%) Workflow
6 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (20.00%) Office 365
6 7 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 5 (14.29%) SLA
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.86%) Line 50
2 1 (2.86%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.86%) iPaaS
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) VoIP
2 5 (14.29%) Skype
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) EDRMS
3 2 (5.71%) Power BI
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Integration Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Agent
7 1 (2.86%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.43%) SOAP
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) CRM
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Workflow
5 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Document Management
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 3 (8.57%) Active Listening
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Content Management
8 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Content Management
8 3 (8.57%) Records Management
8 3 (8.57%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) LotusScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) CIPD
2 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.86%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) PaperCut
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus
3 2 (5.71%) Sage
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.86%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter