The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 11 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.26% 1.03% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.92% 5.63% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Median daily rate £355 £308 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £202 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £546 £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +25.00%

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
48 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.60% 18.30% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 48
Median daily rate £350 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -60.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +10 7 £360 -40.49% 1
Blackburn - 1 £350 - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
8 2 (14.29%) Intranet
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (7.14%) IIS
9 1 (7.14%) MS Office

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Market Research
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft