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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 11 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 39 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.70% 4.71% 2.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 48.75% 42.86% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
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£325 £258 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -37.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £233 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £295 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +3.70%
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
80 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.90% 10.99% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 9
Average daily rate £400 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
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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
Liverpool 0 19 £325 +5.69% 7
Wirral - 9 £215 - 1
St Helens +2 2 £283 +6.60% 1
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Remedy
3 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
4 12 (22.64%) MS Office
5 11 (20.75%) Office 365
6 10 (18.87%) EMC
7 9 (16.98%) SAN
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
7 9 (16.98%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (16.98%) OneDrive
8 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (13.21%) Migration
9 7 (13.21%) HP
9 7 (13.21%) IBM
9 7 (13.21%) UNIX
9 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) Change Control
10 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) QA
10 6 (11.32%) SLA
10 6 (11.32%) Finance
11 5 (9.43%) VMware
11 5 (9.43%) CA
11 5 (9.43%) SQL
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (9.43%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (9.43%) Tableau

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.77%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.89%) Documentum
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.64%) MS Office
3 9 (16.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.77%) MS Project
6 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Office 365
2 9 (16.98%) OneDrive
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Local Government
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Project Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Training Manager
5 4 (7.55%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Database Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.77%) Trainer
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PMI
1 3 (5.66%) NHS
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 7 (13.21%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Change Control
4 5 (9.43%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (1.89%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Remedy
3 10 (18.87%) EMC
4 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) CA
5 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) Tableau
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) McAfee
7 2 (3.77%) Neverfail
8 1 (1.89%) OpenText
8 1 (1.89%) Nintex