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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 30 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.31% 3.23% 2.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.95% 23.33% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £336 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
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
78 30 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.44% 13.82% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 57
Average daily rate £340 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -3 4 £505 +45.53%
Blackburn - - - - 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.83%) HP
5 11 (26.83%) Citrix
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (24.39%) DHCP
6 10 (24.39%) DNS
6 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
6 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (24.39%) XenServer
6 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (21.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (21.95%) XenApp
7 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
7 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
7 9 (21.95%) C
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
7 9 (21.95%) Oracle
8 8 (19.51%) Migration
8 8 (19.51%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 7 (17.07%) Data Management
9 7 (17.07%) Data Migration

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
1 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (21.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) DHCP
1 10 (24.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Data Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Tester
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.44%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.07%) ETL
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Metadata Management
4 6 (14.63%) Document Management
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Validation
5 5 (12.20%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) Content Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (2.44%) CAFM
7 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C
3 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.20%) VBA
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) Degree
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) MCSE
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) XenServer
3 9 (21.95%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
3 11 (26.83%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 6 (14.63%) Talend
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) AppSense
7 1 (2.44%) Kronos
7 1 (2.44%) Infor
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) webMethods
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Primavera
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Compaq
7 1 (2.44%) Adobe
7 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
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