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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 22 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.83% 8.70% 3.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.57% 38.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 6
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£300 £240 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.17% -38.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +14.47%
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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
102 111 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.77% 22.47% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 12
Average daily rate £350 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £170.00 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.32% +825.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £170.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £170.00 £24.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -7 15 £300 +33.33% 9
Durham -5 2 - - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) Windows
4 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
5 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
5 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
6 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
7 12 (18.18%) HP
8 11 (16.67%) ITIL
9 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.15%) VMware
9 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
10 9 (13.64%) UNIX
10 9 (13.64%) Solaris
10 9 (13.64%) .NET
10 9 (13.64%) IIS
10 9 (13.64%) SAN
10 9 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (10.61%) DHCP
11 7 (10.61%) DNS
11 7 (10.61%) C#
11 7 (10.61%) HTML
11 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.61%) Lync
11 7 (10.61%) QA
12 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (13.64%) IIS
4 7 (10.61%) Lync
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (3.03%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.52%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.52%) Documentum
7 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.52%) WordPress
7 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
2 7 (10.61%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.58%) Publishing
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Author
2 8 (12.12%) Technical Author
2 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) Technical Writer
5 4 (6.06%) Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Designer
7 2 (3.03%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (6.06%) jQuery
5 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.03%) WCF
6 2 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.52%) Ajax
7 1 (1.52%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) XSD
7 1 (1.52%) XSLT
7 1 (1.52%) CAML
7 1 (1.52%) LINQ
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (13.64%) UNIX
3 9 (13.64%) Solaris
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (9.09%) Project Management
2 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.06%) Change Management
4 3 (4.55%) Content Management
4 3 (4.55%) MVC
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.55%) Change Control
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) CRM
5 2 (3.03%) ERP
5 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.03%) Document Management
5 2 (3.03%) WFM
6 1 (1.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) C#
2 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) X++
4 1 (1.52%) LINC
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
3 5 (7.58%) MCSA
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.52%) WMI
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) HP
3 10 (15.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Open Text
5 2 (3.03%) Serena
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Borland
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago