The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 131 113 93
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 16 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.62% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 3.82% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 13
Average daily rate
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£323 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £340 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -38.18%
SharePoint 2010
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
597 445 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.36% 16.12% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 225 238
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% +44.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £39.96 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the North West region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the North West region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint 2010
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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
Manchester -14 5 £306 -12.50% 4
Lancashire -10 4 £300 -20.00%
Merseyside -10 4 £325 - 1
Cheshire -5 3 £425 - 2
SharePoint 2010
England

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 37 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 18 (48.65%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
5 14 (37.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (35.14%) IIS
6 13 (35.14%) .NET
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.62%) CSS
9 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.62%) Content Management
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
11 6 (16.22%) Citrix
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) InfoPath
11 6 (16.22%) Office 365
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.51%) XenApp
12 5 (13.51%) MCSE
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) C#
12 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (13.51%) Intranet
12 5 (13.51%) Workflow
12 5 (13.51%) Migration
12 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (37.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (35.14%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) InfoPath
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
1 9 (24.32%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Training Manager
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) XHTML
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Content Management
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Workflow
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Document Management
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Web Development
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) CCDA
3 2 (5.41%) CCDP
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) XenApp
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) XenServer
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) UAG
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Nintex
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee
4 2 (5.41%) Stellent
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Compaq
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) AppSense
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