The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 23 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.54% 2.02% 6.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.71% 11.36% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-9.39% +12.03%
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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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.78% 17.74% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £390 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +9.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Merseyside region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MS Project
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) MS Project Server
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) MS Project Server
3 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Project
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy