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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 37 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 39 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.67% 2.53% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.02% 11.11% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 2
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£325 £352 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +17.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.88 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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
205 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.52% 22.75% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 39 30
Average daily rate £375 £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £196 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 20 £385 +14.07% 9
Durham 0 14 £325 -23.52% 4
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 45 (50.56%) SQL
2 27 (30.34%) .NET
3 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
5 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
5 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET
6 18 (20.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (19.10%) C#
8 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.98%) Windows
9 15 (16.85%) QA
9 15 (16.85%) Finance
10 14 (15.73%) jQuery
10 14 (15.73%) InfoPath
10 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
10 14 (15.73%) REST
10 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (14.61%) B2B
12 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
13 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.36%) Incident Management
13 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
13 11 (12.36%) HP
13 11 (12.36%) Extranet
13 11 (12.36%) XML
13 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
14 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 18 (20.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.74%) IIS
4 6 (6.74%) Lync
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.12%) WordPress
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) InfoPath
3 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
4 8 (8.99%) MS Office
5 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.25%) MS Project
6 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Extranet
2 8 (8.99%) HTTP
3 7 (7.87%) DNS
4 6 (6.74%) DHCP
5 4 (4.49%) Intranet
6 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.25%) SAN
8 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Technical Writer
4 10 (11.24%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Author
4 10 (11.24%) Technical Author
5 6 (6.74%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Server Support
8 2 (2.25%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Programmer
8 2 (2.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) .NET
2 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.73%) jQuery
3 14 (15.73%) REST
4 11 (12.36%) XML
5 10 (11.24%) HTML
5 10 (11.24%) Web Services
6 9 (10.11%) CSS
7 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.62%) HTML5
8 5 (5.62%) CSS3
9 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.12%) WCF
10 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) B2B
2 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
3 11 (12.36%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.87%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Change Management
9 4 (4.49%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL
10 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.37%) Service Management
10 3 (3.37%) Content Management
10 3 (3.37%) Information Management
10 3 (3.37%) Database Security
11 2 (2.25%) Change Control
11 2 (2.25%) Coaching
11 2 (2.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) SQL
2 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.10%) C#
4 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) LINC
5 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) MCSE
2 5 (5.62%) MCSA
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) HP
3 4 (4.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) NetApp
5 2 (2.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.12%) Open Text
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