The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 18 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 30 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.18% 5.07% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.88% 33.85% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 0
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£350 £277 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 - £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year
+21.00% -3.86%
SharePoint
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
86 65 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.57% 14.98% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 16
Average daily rate £300 £280 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £409 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 £31.24 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.66% +71.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £28.60 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £32.70 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +11 7 £350 +75.00% 3
Blackpool +1 6 £321 +22.82%
Chorley - 2 £350 -
Lytham St Annes 0 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (26.19%) Oracle
5 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.19%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
6 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) IIS
6 9 (21.43%) ERP
7 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 8 (19.05%) XML
7 8 (19.05%) UML
7 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 8 (19.05%) JIRA
7 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 6 (14.29%) Workflow
9 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 6 (14.29%) Citrix
9 6 (14.29%) VBA
9 6 (14.29%) Windows
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (14.29%) Nintex
9 6 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) MS Access
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
2 9 (21.43%) ERP
3 8 (19.05%) UML
3 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (14.29%) Workflow
5 5 (11.90%) Logistics
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Content Management
8 2 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.29%) VBA
4 5 (11.90%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) C
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) APMP
6 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) XenServer
3 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
3 6 (14.29%) Nintex
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) McAfee
6 2 (4.76%) Stellent
6 2 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Compaq
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) AppSense
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