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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.53% 3.06% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.24% 19.12% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Average daily rate £300 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.17% -2.50%
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
89 68 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.53% 16.00% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 13
Average daily rate £317 £385 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 2016.

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool -3 7 £275 +1.85%
Chorley 0 1 £308 -12.14%
Lytham St Annes -5 1 £330 +3.12%
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 14 (41.18%) C#
4 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (41.18%) .NET
5 13 (38.24%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) VB
5 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
5 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) Internet
5 13 (38.24%) CAML
5 13 (38.24%) FQL
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
6 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) Web Services
7 11 (32.35%) ITIL
7 11 (32.35%) Mac OS X
7 11 (32.35%) Unix
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) TDD
9 9 (26.47%) HTML
9 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
10 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (23.53%) Jenkins

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) InfoPath
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) HTTP
3 5 (14.71%) SMTP
3 5 (14.71%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQLite
5 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) JUnit
3 5 (14.71%) NUnit
3 5 (14.71%) PHPUnit
3 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.82%) Hudson
4 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Digital Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Support
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Manager
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) VB Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
2 13 (38.24%) CAML
2 13 (38.24%) CSS
3 11 (32.35%) Web Services
4 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) Django
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) LAMP
6 4 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.82%) J2EE
7 3 (8.82%) REST
7 3 (8.82%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) CSS3
9 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Mac OS X
3 11 (32.35%) Unix
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (23.53%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.71%) Web Design
5 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Content Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 14 (41.18%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) FQL
3 13 (38.24%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) VB
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) VBA
6 5 (14.71%) C
6 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.76%) C++
7 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 4 (11.76%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (11.76%) VBScript
8 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
2 7 (20.59%) XenApp
2 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
2 7 (20.59%) XenServer
3 5 (14.71%) BitLocker
4 4 (11.76%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Compaq
3 7 (20.59%) Dell
3 7 (20.59%) HP
3 7 (20.59%) ThinPrint
4 4 (11.76%) IronPort
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.82%) Stellent
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle