The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 18 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 43 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.43% 1.44% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 7.50% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £271 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.25 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -32.33%
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 40 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.29% 19.14% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 56
Average daily rate £282 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £31.24 £18.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.00 £17.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £18.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint 2010
North West

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Lancashire region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Lancashire region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint 2010
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Compaq
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenServer
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
1 5 (83.33%) XenServer
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Compaq
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) VMware