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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 69 45 17
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -28
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 36 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.94% 3.64% 8.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.23% 22.35% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 28
Median daily rate £285 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £265 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £10.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.00 £16.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £10.00 £18.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
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
253 170 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.65% 16.28% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 120 98
Median daily rate £300 £443 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £276 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.40 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -5 35 £285 -5.00% 3
Durham -6 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (49.55%) Security Cleared
2 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
3 47 (42.34%) SC Cleared
4 44 (39.64%) Windows
5 39 (35.14%) Active Directory
5 39 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (35.14%) Windows Server
6 37 (33.33%) DNS
6 37 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 35 (31.53%) Project Management
8 34 (30.63%) ITIL
9 32 (28.83%) Skype for Business
10 31 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (27.93%) MCSE
10 31 (27.93%) HP
11 30 (27.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (26.13%) MS Office
13 28 (25.23%) DHCP
13 28 (25.23%) Migration
14 27 (24.32%) Office 365
15 26 (23.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 25 (22.52%) Skype
16 25 (22.52%) SQL
17 23 (20.72%) PowerShell
18 21 (18.92%) Office Communications Server
18 21 (18.92%) Incident Management
19 19 (17.12%) Capacity Planning

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 37 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 32 (28.83%) Skype for Business
3 31 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (27.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (23.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (18.92%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (9.01%) IIS
7 10 (9.01%) OpenStack
8 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.50%) CMS
10 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (26.13%) MS Office
2 10 (9.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (9.01%) MS Project
3 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) Yammer
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.33%) DNS
2 28 (25.23%) DHCP
3 25 (22.52%) Skype
4 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.11%) SSL
6 8 (7.21%) Extranet
7 5 (4.50%) Internet
8 3 (2.70%) Intranet
9 2 (1.80%) VoIP
10 1 (0.90%) Firewall
10 1 (0.90%) HTTP
10 1 (0.90%) LAN
10 1 (0.90%) NAS
10 1 (0.90%) SAN
10 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.50%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Advertising
2 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Messaging Support
2 14 (12.61%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.71%) Messaging Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Consultant
4 11 (9.91%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) SharePoint Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) PMO Specialist
8 6 (5.41%) Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) DBA
8 6 (5.41%) Messaging Specialist
8 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Support
8 6 (5.41%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.50%) Collaboration Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) SharePoint Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Support Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) .NET
2 10 (9.01%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
4 2 (1.80%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) Ajax
5 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.90%) CAML
5 1 (0.90%) CSS3
5 1 (0.90%) Node.js
5 1 (0.90%) WCF
5 1 (0.90%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.71%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.81%) Visualisation
4 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
5 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.11%) PMI
5 9 (8.11%) Replication
6 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.31%) Clustering
8 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (2.70%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.90%) CMDB
11 1 (0.90%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.64%) Windows
2 39 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.71%) Android
4 13 (11.71%) Apple iOS
5 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.90%) Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Project Management
2 34 (30.63%) ITIL
3 28 (25.23%) Migration
4 21 (18.92%) Incident Management
5 19 (17.12%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (16.22%) Change Management
7 16 (14.41%) PRINCE2
8 15 (13.51%) Content Management
9 12 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
11 10 (9.01%) Change Control
11 10 (9.01%) Coaching
12 7 (6.31%) Load Balancing
12 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
12 7 (6.31%) Release Management
12 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) SQL
2 23 (20.72%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.61%) C#
4 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.60%) C
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) FQL
8 1 (0.90%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (49.55%) Security Cleared
2 47 (42.34%) SC Cleared
3 39 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (27.93%) MCSE
5 17 (15.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (15.32%) Degree
6 10 (9.01%) MCSD
6 10 (9.01%) PMI Certification
7 7 (6.31%) PMP
8 6 (5.41%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.90%) CAPM
9 1 (0.90%) CISSP
9 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.90%) ISEB
9 1 (0.90%) SSCP
9 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.61%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.31%) Brightmail
5 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) XenApp
6 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Perfmon
2 5 (4.50%) WMI
3 4 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.90%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.93%) HP
3 13 (11.71%) Trend Micro
4 8 (7.21%) VMware
5 7 (6.31%) IronPort
5 7 (6.31%) Meridio
5 7 (6.31%) Nintex
6 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.50%) Borland
7 5 (4.50%) Serena
8 3 (2.70%) Altiris
8 3 (2.70%) Citrix
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle
9 2 (1.80%) Compaq
9 2 (1.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.80%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.80%) SAP
9 2 (1.80%) Siemens
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec
9 2 (1.80%) ThinPrint