The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Halifax region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.70% 0.85% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.92% 12.50% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.76% 6.78% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 19
Average daily rate £425 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) MS Project
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) XSD
5 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Communications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Assistant
5 1 (7.14%) Assistant Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) XSD
1 3 (21.43%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Use Case
1 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Change Control
1 3 (21.43%) SOA
1 3 (21.43%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft