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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 98 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 37 31 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 1.13% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 6.20% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £76.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £29.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.24% -12.12%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
450 500 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.86% 18.27% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 231 370
Average daily rate £325 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 52
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +4 20 £388 +0.64% 4
Cheshire +14 15 £350 +154.54% 1
Merseyside +3 5 £405 +35.00% 1
Lancashire -9 1 - -
SharePoint 2010
England

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 84 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 36 (42.86%) .NET
3 27 (32.14%) Windows
4 26 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
6 23 (27.38%) C#
6 23 (27.38%) HTML
6 23 (27.38%) CSS
7 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 22 (26.19%) DNS
8 21 (25.00%) SQL
9 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
10 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (20.24%) jQuery
12 16 (19.05%) IIS
13 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.86%) Clustering
13 15 (17.86%) PowerShell
14 14 (16.67%) HP
15 13 (15.48%) DHCP
15 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (15.48%) MCSE
15 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
16 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
17 10 (11.90%) VMware
17 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (10.71%) InfoPath
18 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 84 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 26 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (19.05%) IIS
4 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.95%) Lync
7 4 (4.76%) MS Project Server
8 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.19%) CMS
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.71%) InfoPath
3 6 (7.14%) MS Office
4 4 (4.76%) MS Project
5 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) DNS
2 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.48%) DHCP
4 7 (8.33%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) Intranet
6 4 (4.76%) LAN
6 4 (4.76%) WAN
6 4 (4.76%) Wireless
6 4 (4.76%) IPsec
7 3 (3.57%) Firewall
8 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Local Government
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Billing
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Developer
2 34 (40.48%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Server Support
9 2 (2.38%) Migration Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Server Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.86%) .NET
2 23 (27.38%) HTML
2 23 (27.38%) CSS
3 17 (20.24%) jQuery
4 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (3.57%) WCF
6 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.38%) XML
8 1 (1.19%) CSS3
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) RESTful
8 1 (1.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (1.19%) XSL
8 1 (1.19%) XSLT
8 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 8 (9.52%) ITIL
2 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 7 (8.33%) Workflow
3 7 (8.33%) Migration
4 6 (7.14%) Web Development
4 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.95%) Time Management
5 5 (5.95%) Change Management
6 4 (4.76%) CRM
6 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.76%) MVC
6 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) C#
2 21 (25.00%) SQL
3 15 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (15.48%) MCSE
2 8 (9.52%) MCITP
2 8 (9.52%) MCTS
3 6 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) XenApp
3 6 (7.14%) XenServer
3 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 6 (7.14%) vSphere
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) SCSM
1 5 (5.95%) SCCM
1 5 (5.95%) SCOM
2 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) HP
3 10 (11.90%) VMware
4 8 (9.52%) Citrix
5 6 (7.14%) Compaq
5 6 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (4.76%) Avaya
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco
6 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.57%) Remedy
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle
8 2 (2.38%) McAfee
8 2 (2.38%) Nintex
9 1 (1.19%) Twitter
9 1 (1.19%) AppSense
Cheshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago