Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 July 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 45 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.85% 2.37% 4.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.83% 11.54% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
Chester median daily rate £280 £269 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -32.75% -
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £420 £325
% change year-on-year -16.67% +29.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 14
Chester median hourly rate £18.68 - £27.50
10th Percentile £14.94 - £15.28
90th Percentile £43.74 - £36.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.68 - £27.50

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 Chester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 48 78 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 18.46% 20.58% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 29
Chester median daily rate £365 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £280 £210 £262
90th Percentile £475 £453 £526
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -23.64% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.50 £15.92 £15.28
90th Percentile £37.47 £36.25 £36.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £20.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year +43.61% -24.04% +37.50%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Chester

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Chester

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Chester over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Chester

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Chester

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Chester over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SharePoint in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Local Government
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) PKI
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (40.00%) SCOM
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) Server Building
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) HP

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) React
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Server Building
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) DameWare
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP