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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 48 17 36
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 38 49 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.51% 8.29% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.11% 35.77% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 3
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£300 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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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
189 137 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.47% 23.18% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 93 16
Average daily rate £443 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.15% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £377 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £30.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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
Tyne and Wear -24 19 £300 +15.94% 4
Durham -11 14 £300 -7.69% 2
Teesside - 2 £300 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 19 (33.93%) ITIL
3 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
4 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
4 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) .NET
6 13 (23.21%) Migration
7 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 12 (21.43%) Data Migration
7 12 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
8 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
8 11 (19.64%) ISEB
9 10 (17.86%) Validation
9 10 (17.86%) Finance
9 10 (17.86%) C#
9 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
10 9 (16.07%) VB
10 9 (16.07%) VBA
10 9 (16.07%) Oracle
10 9 (16.07%) MS Access
10 9 (16.07%) SAS
10 9 (16.07%) Toad
10 9 (16.07%) Relational Database

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (16.07%) SAS
2 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) SMTP
2 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.07%) MS Access
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) QlikView
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.07%) Toad
3 2 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Military
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Integration Manager
2 10 (17.86%) MI Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Report Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Web Designer
6 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) CSS3
5 1 (1.79%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) PKI
2 4 (7.14%) iPhone
3 3 (5.36%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.79%) Economics
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Migration
3 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 10 (17.86%) Validation
4 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Project Management
5 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.29%) Coaching
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 3 (5.36%) Data Management
9 3 (5.36%) Content Management
10 2 (3.57%) Information Architecture
10 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) VB
3 9 (16.07%) VBA
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) ISEB
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) APMP
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CAPM
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) WSUS
2 3 (5.36%) Netcool
2 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) NetApp
3 3 (5.36%) OpenText
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Veeam
5 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.79%) Nintex