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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 12 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.93% 4.96% 6.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.63% 31.03% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Median daily rate £310 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £470 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.51%
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
95 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.23% 15.98% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 27
Median daily rate £420 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £21.00 £15.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £43.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston +4 5 £335 -25.55% 1
Blackpool -1 3 £300 +11.11%
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 8 (53.33%) SAP
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (20.00%) Electronics

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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) DECT
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) Electronics
3 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support
4 2 (13.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) Process Management
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow Development
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Brightmail
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) CODA
3 3 (20.00%) Cognos
3 3 (20.00%) Concur
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Maconomy
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Compaq
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) IronPort
4 2 (13.33%) ThinPrint
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos