The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 North East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 27 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 38 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.83% 2.61% 5.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.46% 19.51% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 15
Average daily rate £235 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.96% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 41 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.85% 13.36% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 20 45
Average daily rate £264 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £13.11 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SharePoint
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 32 £235 -44.04% 9
Durham +2 4 £500 +56.25% 4
Northumberland - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
3 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 25 (43.86%) ITIL
5 23 (40.35%) C#
5 23 (40.35%) .NET
5 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
6 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
8 16 (28.07%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (28.07%) SQL
9 15 (26.32%) VB.NET
9 15 (26.32%) CRM
9 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 15 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
10 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle
11 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
11 13 (22.81%) VMware
11 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
12 12 (21.05%) Integration Testing
12 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
13 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
14 10 (17.54%) SAN
15 9 (15.79%) HP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (28.07%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.51%) Lync
7 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) Intranet
3 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) SMTP
4 1 (1.75%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
3 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) OLAP
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.28%) Military
3 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Programmer
5 4 (7.02%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.51%) DBA
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (1.75%) CRM Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Desktop Support Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) .NET
2 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) WCF
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) NHS
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) CRM
3 12 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 9 (15.79%) Service Management
5 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) Information Management
8 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.26%) Migration
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
10 2 (3.51%) Balanced Scorecard
10 2 (3.51%) Workflow
10 2 (3.51%) Validation
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.26%) MUMPS
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.77%) MCSE
7 3 (5.26%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) MCITP
7 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) HL7
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.26%) DFS Replication
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
5 1 (1.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.51%) Netcool
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) MOM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 9 (15.79%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) NetApp
5 3 (5.26%) InterSystems
6 2 (3.51%) AppSense
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Typemock
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
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