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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 119 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 13 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.37% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.51% 2.44% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 20
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £330 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £410 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +16.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £10.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+104.57% -51.44%
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
517 409 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.32% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 207 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.77 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.31 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 8 £388 +14.81% 3
Cheshire +5 3 £425 - 4
Lancashire - 2 £235 - 3
Merseyside - - - - 1
SharePoint 2010
England

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
3 24 (52.17%) .NET
4 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) IIS
6 17 (36.96%) Windows
7 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (28.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 10 (21.74%) C#
12 9 (19.57%) CSS
12 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.57%) Content Management
13 8 (17.39%) jQuery
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.39%) Finance
13 8 (17.39%) HTML
13 8 (17.39%) MCSE
14 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (15.22%) Workflow
15 6 (13.04%) Migration
15 6 (13.04%) Clustering
15 6 (13.04%) InfoPath
15 6 (13.04%) MCTS
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (13.04%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (39.13%) IIS
3 13 (28.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.70%) MS Project Server
5 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) InfoPath
3 4 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Junior
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 9 (19.57%) CSS
4 8 (17.39%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) HTML5
5 5 (10.87%) WCF
6 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) XHTML
7 1 (2.17%) Middleware
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Informatics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Content Management
2 7 (15.22%) Workflow
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Web Development
4 5 (10.87%) Document Management
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.17%) ETL
8 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) VBScript
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (17.39%) MCSE
2 6 (13.04%) MCTS
2 6 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) CCDA
4 2 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) UAG
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Nintex
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy