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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.96% 2.87% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.71% 21.74% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£273 £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £410 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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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
34 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.12% 13.22% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 4
Average daily rate £450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £400 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

SharePoint
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Office Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft