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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.42% 4.17% 3.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 36.00% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£224 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £410 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+25.35% -8.97%
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
55 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.32% 11.57% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £169 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -12 5 £135 -66.25% 3
Prescot 0 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) MS Office
3 14 (34.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (34.15%) Office 365
4 12 (29.27%) OneDrive
5 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.51%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
8 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.76%) .NET
10 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.76%) VMware
10 4 (9.76%) NHS
11 3 (7.32%) Project Management
11 3 (7.32%) Internet
11 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (7.32%) SAN
11 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (34.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.32%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.88%) JCAPS
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.88%) Lync
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.44%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.44%) Documentum
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 12 (29.27%) OneDrive
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Training Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Database Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Trainer
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) SDLC
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.88%) Logistics
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) LiteSpeed
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) EMC
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) McAfee
4 2 (4.88%) Neverfail
5 1 (2.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Nintex
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy