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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 17 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 16 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.30% 4.84% 9.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 45.71% 27.27% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £369 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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
35 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.78% 17.74% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £390 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +9.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +2 14 £300 -4.00% 5
St Helens - 2 £405 -
Prescot - 1 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (40.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) QA
7 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) MS Project
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) MS Project Server
10 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) WCF
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) VBScript

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (45.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (20.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.00%) JCAPS
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Extranet
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) DTS
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Content Management
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VBScript
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) CommVault
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
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