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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 61 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 64 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.28% 4.29% 7.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.88% 24.39% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 24
Median daily rate £320 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £578 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £10.25 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.17% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.05 £16.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £10.45 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.51%
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
339 164 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.69% 17.58% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 110 94
Median daily rate £307 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 7 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.10% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £17.70 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 59 £320 -5.18%
Durham +5 4 £338 +12.50% 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 55 (48.25%) Security Cleared
2 49 (42.98%) Microsoft
3 47 (41.23%) SC Cleared
4 42 (36.84%) Windows
5 38 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (32.46%) Active Directory
6 37 (32.46%) Windows Server
7 35 (30.70%) DNS
7 35 (30.70%) MS Exchange
8 33 (28.95%) ITIL
9 32 (28.07%) Project Management
10 31 (27.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 30 (26.32%) Office 365
11 30 (26.32%) Skype for Business
11 30 (26.32%) Migration
11 30 (26.32%) MCSE
11 30 (26.32%) HP
12 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 27 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (23.68%) PowerShell
13 27 (23.68%) MS Office
13 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (22.81%) DHCP
15 25 (21.93%) SQL
16 22 (19.30%) Skype
17 20 (17.54%) Incident Management
18 19 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
18 19 (16.67%) SQL Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (30.70%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 30 (26.32%) Skype for Business
4 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (8.77%) IIS
7 10 (8.77%) OpenStack
8 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.39%) CMS
10 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (23.68%) MS Office
2 10 (8.77%) MS Project
3 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Yammer
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.70%) DNS
2 26 (22.81%) DHCP
3 22 (19.30%) Skype
4 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.89%) SSL
6 8 (7.02%) Extranet
6 8 (7.02%) Internet
7 3 (2.63%) Intranet
8 2 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (0.88%) Firewall
9 1 (0.88%) HTTP
9 1 (0.88%) LAN
9 1 (0.88%) NAS
9 1 (0.88%) SAN
9 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (4.39%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Advertising
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (15.79%) Messaging Support
2 12 (10.53%) Consultant
2 12 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
2 12 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Developer
3 10 (8.77%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) SharePoint Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Analyst
4 8 (7.02%) SharePoint Support
5 7 (6.14%) PMO Specialist
5 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.14%) SharePoint Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) DBA
6 6 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
6 6 (5.26%) SharePoint Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 5 (4.39%) Collaboration Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) .NET
2 10 (8.77%) XML
3 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.26%) CSS
4 6 (5.26%) HTML
4 6 (5.26%) HTML5
4 6 (5.26%) jQuery
5 5 (4.39%) CAML
6 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) CSS3
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
6 1 (0.88%) WCF
6 1 (0.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 11 (9.65%) Visualisation
5 10 (8.77%) Data Centre
6 9 (7.89%) Replication
7 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
8 7 (6.14%) Clustering
8 7 (6.14%) PMI
9 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (2.63%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.88%) CMDB
12 1 (0.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Windows
2 37 (32.46%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.53%) Android
4 12 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.26%) Unix
6 5 (4.39%) Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) ITIL
2 32 (28.07%) Project Management
3 30 (26.32%) Migration
4 20 (17.54%) Incident Management
5 18 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (14.04%) Change Management
7 14 (12.28%) Content Management
7 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.65%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
9 10 (8.77%) Change Control
9 10 (8.77%) Coaching
10 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
11 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.14%) Quality Management
11 7 (6.14%) Release Management
11 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 6 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 25 (21.93%) SQL
3 18 (15.79%) C#
4 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.39%) FQL
6 5 (4.39%) Java
6 5 (4.39%) VB
7 4 (3.51%) C
8 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (48.25%) Security Cleared
2 47 (41.23%) SC Cleared
3 38 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (26.32%) MCSE
5 17 (14.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (14.91%) Degree
6 10 (8.77%) MCSD
7 8 (7.02%) PMI Certification
8 7 (6.14%) PMP
9 6 (5.26%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.88%) CAPM
10 1 (0.88%) CISSP
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.88%) ISEB
10 1 (0.88%) SSCP
10 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.39%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (32.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.14%) Brightmail
5 3 (2.63%) vSphere
6 2 (1.75%) XenApp
6 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Perfmon
2 5 (4.39%) WMI
3 4 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.32%) HP
3 12 (10.53%) Trend Micro
4 10 (8.77%) ServiceNow
5 8 (7.02%) VMware
6 7 (6.14%) IronPort
6 7 (6.14%) Meridio
6 7 (6.14%) Nintex
7 5 (4.39%) Borland
7 5 (4.39%) Serena
8 3 (2.63%) Altiris
8 3 (2.63%) Citrix
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle
9 2 (1.75%) Compaq
9 2 (1.75%) Dell
9 2 (1.75%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.75%) SAP
9 2 (1.75%) Siemens
9 2 (1.75%) Symantec
9 2 (1.75%) ThinPrint