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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.60% 5.27% 2.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.35% 22.29% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 6
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£550 £235 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.04% -38.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £182 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £289 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
109 157 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.17% 23.64% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 116 20
Average daily rate £300 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £410 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -16 11 £551 +139.67% 8
Durham -4 3 £375 - 4
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (51.72%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) ITIL
4 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
6 12 (20.69%) Migration
6 12 (20.69%) Data Migration
6 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
7 11 (18.97%) ISEB
7 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.24%) Validation
8 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
9 9 (15.52%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) IIS
10 8 (13.79%) Project Management
10 8 (13.79%) SAN
10 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (12.07%) Software Delivery
11 7 (12.07%) HP
11 7 (12.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (12.07%) .NET
11 7 (12.07%) UNIX
11 7 (12.07%) Solaris
11 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) IIS
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (8.62%) Lync
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) CMS
6 2 (3.45%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.72%) Node.js
7 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.72%) WordPress
7 1 (1.72%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.72%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) Intranet
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) Skype
5 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) QlikView
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Integration Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Writer
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Author
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Author
7 2 (3.45%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (1.72%) Configuration Administrator
8 1 (1.72%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) jQuery
5 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET
5 2 (3.45%) WCF
5 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.72%) SignalR
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) CAML
6 1 (1.72%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) User Experience
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (12.07%) UNIX
3 7 (12.07%) Solaris
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Migration
2 12 (20.69%) Data Migration
3 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.24%) Validation
4 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 7 (12.07%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.34%) Supplier Management
7 6 (10.34%) PRINCE
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.45%) CRM
9 2 (3.45%) ERP
9 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.45%) Content Management
9 2 (3.45%) MVC
9 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) LINC
5 1 (1.72%) X++
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) ISEB
3 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) APMP
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) MCSE
6 3 (5.17%) MCSA
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.72%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) WMI
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) OpenText
4 2 (3.45%) Serena
5 1 (1.72%) Nintex
5 1 (1.72%) Veeam
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Borland
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