The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 37 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 36 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.32% 4.02% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.67% 18.69% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £189 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £298 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
SharePoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
135 107 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.21% 21.53% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 81 16
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the North East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the North East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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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
Tyne and Wear -18 19 £338 +35.00% 8
Durham -5 9 £300 -
Teesside - 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 18 (36.00%) ITIL
4 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) Migration
6 12 (24.00%) Data Migration
7 11 (22.00%) ISEB
7 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Validation
9 9 (18.00%) Finance
9 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (18.00%) .NET
9 9 (18.00%) C#
9 9 (18.00%) SQL
9 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) SAS
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (2.00%) Documentum
6 1 (2.00%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.00%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.00%) MS Office
4 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SMTP
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) Skype
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
2 3 (6.00%) Military
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) MI Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) Django
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) iPhone
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Migration
3 12 (24.00%) Data Migration
4 10 (20.00%) Validation
4 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Coaching
8 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
10 2 (4.00%) Data Management
10 2 (4.00%) Content Management
10 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.00%) TDD
11 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) VB
2 6 (12.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.00%) X++
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) ISEB
3 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) APMP
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (12.00%) WSUS
2 2 (4.00%) Netcool
3 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) NetApp
5 2 (4.00%) OpenText
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam
6 1 (2.00%) Nintex
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) EMC