The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 90 100 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 39 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.05% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.90% 5.75% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £403 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £76.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
438 487 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 18.24% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 220 384
Average daily rate £325 £313 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 49
Average hourly rate £15.28 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.60% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
SharePoint 2010
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
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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
Manchester +7 22 £363 -8.80% 5
Cheshire +14 15 £350 +154.54% 1
Merseyside +4 5 £405 +35.00% 1
Lancashire -15 1 - -
SharePoint 2010
England

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 36 (41.86%) .NET
3 27 (31.40%) Windows
3 27 (31.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 24 (27.91%) C#
5 24 (27.91%) HTML
5 24 (27.91%) CSS
6 21 (24.42%) SQL
6 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
6 21 (24.42%) DNS
7 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
9 18 (20.93%) jQuery
10 16 (18.60%) IIS
11 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
11 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
12 14 (16.28%) HP
12 14 (16.28%) DHCP
12 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
12 14 (16.28%) Clustering
13 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
14 12 (13.95%) MCSE
14 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.79%) VMware
16 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (10.47%) InfoPath
17 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (31.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (18.60%) IIS
4 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.81%) Lync
7 4 (4.65%) MS Project Server
8 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.16%) CMS
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.47%) InfoPath
3 6 (6.98%) MS Office
4 4 (4.65%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) DNS
2 14 (16.28%) DHCP
2 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.30%) SAN
4 6 (6.98%) Intranet
5 5 (5.81%) Wireless
6 4 (4.65%) IPsec
6 4 (4.65%) Firewall
6 4 (4.65%) LAN
6 4 (4.65%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Extranet
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) MS Access
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Consultant
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Administrator
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Business Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Server Support
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) CSS
2 24 (27.91%) HTML
3 18 (20.93%) jQuery
4 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.14%) Web Services
6 3 (3.49%) WCF
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.33%) HTML5
7 2 (2.33%) CSS3
7 2 (2.33%) XML
8 1 (1.16%) XSL
8 1 (1.16%) XSLT
8 1 (1.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (1.16%) SOAP
8 1 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Clustering
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) UNIX
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (9.30%) Workflow
2 8 (9.30%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
3 7 (8.14%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.14%) Migration
4 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.98%) Web Development
5 5 (5.81%) Time Management
5 5 (5.81%) Change Management
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) MVC
6 4 (4.65%) CRM
6 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) C#
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
4 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) MCSE
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.14%) MCTS
2 7 (8.14%) MCITP
3 6 (6.98%) Degree
4 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) XenApp
3 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) XenServer
4 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.98%) vSphere
5 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) SCCM
1 5 (5.81%) SCOM
1 5 (5.81%) SCSM
2 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) HP
3 11 (12.79%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) Citrix
5 6 (6.98%) Compaq
5 6 (6.98%) Dell
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco
7 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.65%) Avaya
8 3 (3.49%) Remedy
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle
9 2 (2.33%) Nintex
9 2 (2.33%) McAfee
10 1 (1.16%) Twitter
10 1 (1.16%) AppSense
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago