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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.98% 6.45% 8.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 43.90% 36.36% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £248 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £395 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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
41 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.89% 17.74% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 21
Average daily rate £350 £293 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -33.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 15 £325 +8.33% 8
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (39.13%) Umbraco
5 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) QA
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
9 5 (21.74%) Degree
9 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) MS Project
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (17.39%) MS Project Server
10 4 (17.39%) WCF
10 4 (17.39%) Web Development
11 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.04%) Content Management
11 3 (13.04%) VMware
11 3 (13.04%) MVC

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (39.13%) Umbraco
3 4 (17.39%) MS Project Server
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.35%) JCAPS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) DTS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) VBScript
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
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