The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 29 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.89% 1.67% 4.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.32% 10.34% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 7
Average daily rate £230 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
136 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.64% 16.11% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 15 20
Average daily rate £250 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £170.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 26 (60.47%) Windows
3 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
4 20 (46.51%) ITIL
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
5 17 (39.53%) C#
5 17 (39.53%) .NET
6 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 13 (30.23%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
7 13 (30.23%) CRM
8 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
8 12 (27.91%) Oracle
8 12 (27.91%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
8 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
9 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
9 11 (25.58%) Integration Testing
9 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
10 10 (23.26%) VMware
11 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
11 9 (20.93%) UNIX

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (30.23%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) SMTP
3 1 (2.33%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
3 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.65%) OLAP
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Military
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Programmer
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 13 (30.23%) CRM
3 11 (25.58%) Integration Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
4 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Information Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.65%) Balanced Scorecard
8 2 (4.65%) Validation
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Data Management
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) MUMPS
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO 9000
1 3 (6.98%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.65%) Netcool
3 1 (2.33%) MOM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) InterSystems
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Apple
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec