The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank - 23 29
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.61% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 13.04% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -28.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
56 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 31.28% 12.37% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 13 22
Average daily rate £425 £275 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £228 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Halifax region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli