The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 12 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.22% 2.54% 5.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 44.44% 29.41% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£180 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.06%
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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
45 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.25% 8.63% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 12
Average daily rate £318 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £668 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -28.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -7 4 £250 - 6
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) Remedy
3 13 (31.71%) QA
4 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 11 (26.83%) C#
5 11 (26.83%) Windows
6 10 (24.39%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) HTML
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
7 9 (21.95%) Umbraco
7 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 9 (21.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.07%) Content Management
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) jQuery
10 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
10 6 (14.63%) Change Control
10 6 (14.63%) UNIX
10 6 (14.63%) HP
10 6 (14.63%) EMC
10 6 (14.63%) SAN
10 6 (14.63%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
10 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) Degree
11 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (21.95%) Umbraco
1 9 (21.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Project Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (9.76%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) PMO Lead
8 2 (4.88%) Junior
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) HTML5
3 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.07%) jQuery
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.76%) WCF
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 3 (7.32%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Content Management
3 6 (14.63%) Change Control
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) MVC
5 3 (7.32%) Web Development
5 3 (7.32%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
1 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Remedy
3 6 (14.63%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) EMC
4 5 (12.20%) CA
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
4 5 (12.20%) Tableau
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
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