The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 27 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.41% 5.95% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.13% 37.74% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £343 £325 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £228 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%
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
71 53 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.88% 15.77% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 6
Median daily rate £368 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.42 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Liverpool -7 9 £395 +21.53%
Wirral +3 3 £260 -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (16.67%) IIS
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) RHCE
6 4 (13.33%) PMI
6 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) LAMP
6 4 (13.33%) JSP
6 4 (13.33%) MySQL
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) JBoss
6 4 (13.33%) Apache
6 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (13.33%) MS Excel

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 1000
1 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
1 4 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Local Government
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Communications Manager
2 4 (13.33%) PMO Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Security Advisor
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior PMO
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) JSP
2 4 (13.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) ODBC
3 1 (3.33%) WAMP
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) Handset
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) BPMN
2 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Data Flow Diagram
2 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 4 (13.33%) Information Management
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (13.33%) Security Management
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) PLM
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
2 4 (13.33%) MCTS
2 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (13.33%) RHCE
3 2 (6.67%) MCDST
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) UAG
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
1 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.33%) TADDM
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Brocade
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) BT
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Sage
4 1 (3.33%) Siemens