The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.84% 3.70% 3.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.73% 33.33% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £308 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £308 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Application Platforms Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
49 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.63% 11.11% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 10
Average daily rate £400 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £364 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Office 365
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Local Government
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (14.29%) SCCM
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.76%) Documentum
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Trainer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) IT Trainer
3 1 (4.76%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) PMO Lead
3 1 (4.76%) Project Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Training Manager
3 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) OpenText
6 1 (4.76%) Tableau
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy