Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 38 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.91% 3.39% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.63% 21.81% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 41
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £198 £184
90th Percentile £489 £465 £375
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Cheshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.78% -18.18%
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £15.13 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.40% -36.32% -5.00%

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 204 188 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.62% 15.54% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 122 170
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% -7.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £180 £231
90th Percentile £538 £598 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.45% -31.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £38.75 £20.70 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.60% -25.00% +19.62%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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
Warrington -1 10 £300 -2.04% 2
Chester +4 7 £325 +28.97% 5
Crewe - 6 £300 - 4
Widnes - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (34.21%) Office 365
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Quality Management
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.68%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 8 (21.05%) Skype
6 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
6 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) RAD
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
8 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
8 5 (13.16%) Finance
8 5 (13.16%) e-Learning
8 5 (13.16%) QlikView
8 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
8 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Data Cleansing

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 8 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) CMS
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Slack
2 4 (10.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Skype
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.16%) QlikView
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 4 (10.53%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (5.26%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.63%) gulp
2 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) QlikView Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Trainer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Training Coordinator
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Architect
8 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) COM
1 4 (10.53%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.26%) Velocity
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) e-Learning
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.53%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
1 9 (23.68%) Quality Management
2 7 (18.42%) Workflow
3 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) RAD
3 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (10.53%) Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (10.53%) ETL
4 4 (10.53%) Master Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) Reference Data Management
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.53%) Statistics
5 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) CIPD
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.89%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas