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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 8 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.10% 6.02% 7.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.81% 25.64% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £356 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £280 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £445 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.89% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.87%

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
54 78 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.93% 23.49% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 15
Median daily rate £363 £419 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +94.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -5 4 £356 +4.77%
Wirral -5 2 - - 2
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) WF
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) Intranet
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Nintex
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Extranet
6 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC

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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
4 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 3 (27.27%) Extranet
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) EPiServer Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Planning Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) WF
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Nintex
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Ektron
3 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) iManage
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) VMware