The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Merseyside region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 22 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 4 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.08% 2.73% 12.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.05% 20.00% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £379 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 30 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.90% 13.64% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 36
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SharePoint
North West

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 4 £400 +12.28% 6
St Helens - 2 £405 -
Prescot - - - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) HL7
5 4 (30.77%) LiteSpeed
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) DTS
5 4 (30.77%) CommVault
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) NHS
6 3 (23.08%) MS Project
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) VBScript
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) CommVault
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
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