Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.05% 0.83% 2.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.28% 7.41% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Chester median daily rate £325 £252 £217
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.97% +16.13% -47.07%
10th Percentile £190 £197 £188
90th Percentile £433 £318 £247
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £348 £325
% change year-on-year -6.47% +6.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -44.44% +11.11%

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 Chester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.86% 11.25% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 21
Chester median daily rate £325 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -7.41% +7.86%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £238
90th Percentile £448 £463 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -12.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Chester median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -50.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £16.45
90th Percentile £13.60 £17.15 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +84.62% -35.00% -15.79%

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 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Training Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft