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 3 months to 26 May 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
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 36 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 16 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.59% 5.20% 2.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.58% 24.88% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 11
Median daily rate £288 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £494 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £18.68 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.37% -10.00%  

SharePoint 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 91 213 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.75% 20.88% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 131 51
Median daily rate £350 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +24.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £26.52 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.91%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 3 months to 26 May 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 6 £281 -37.56% 1
Chester +10 5 £280 -20.45%
Knutsford +3 2 £350 -
Macclesfield +1 1 £385 +10.00% 1
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) Office 365
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 7 (19.44%) SLA
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) C#
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.89%) Local Government
7 5 (13.89%) Skype
7 5 (13.89%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (13.89%) XenApp
8 4 (11.11%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) jQuery
8 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013

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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (13.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Skype
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) WebEx
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Moq
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Local Government
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Coordinator
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Project Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (11.11%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.56%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Learning Management System
3 3 (8.33%) SCORM
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Blog
5 1 (2.78%) BYOD
5 1 (2.78%) EPoS
5 1 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.33%) Coaching
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Server Building
4 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ECDL
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCDST
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
1 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.56%) vMotion
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) DameWare
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) CA
4 3 (8.33%) Remedy
4 3 (8.33%) Saba
5 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 2 (5.56%) AppSense
5 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Informatica
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Samsung
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