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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 25 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.45% 2.26% 3.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.57% 16.07% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £318 £224 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% -44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £153 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £295 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.51%
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
92 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.88% 14.07% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 15
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £135 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.34 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 13 £348 +157.40% 5
Wirral - 2 £260 -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) LAMP
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) MySQL
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) JBoss
5 4 (19.05%) Apache
5 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) RHCE
5 4 (19.05%) PMI
5 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) SSL
5 4 (19.05%) IIS
5 4 (19.05%) JSP

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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Security Advisor
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
2 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Advisor
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Support
4 1 (4.76%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) JSP
3 4 (19.05%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) BPMN
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Flow Diagram
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
2 4 (19.05%) Information Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCITP
1 4 (19.05%) MCTS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
1 4 (19.05%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) UAG
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.76%) TADDM
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Brocade
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) iManage
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter