The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2013 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2013 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 121 145 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 44 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.41% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.10% 2.41% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
Median daily rate £413 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £46.54
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -73.13%
SharePoint 2013
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
721 664 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.83% 17.00% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 359 256
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £25.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.43 £49.50 £40.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

SharePoint 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 2013 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2013 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SharePoint 2013
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 2013 across the North West region.

SharePoint 2013 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint 2013
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SharePoint 2013 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SharePoint 2013
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 2013 across the North West region.

SharePoint 2013 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint 2013
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Cheshire - 32 £425 -
Manchester -8 6 £400 -5.88% 3
Lancashire +1 1 £330 +6.30%
Merseyside -3 1 £290 - 2
SharePoint 2013
England

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 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 West region with a requirement for SharePoint 2013.

1 63 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
4 33 (52.38%) Windows
5 31 (49.21%) Windows Server
6 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (47.62%) Migration
7 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
8 28 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 27 (42.86%) MS Office
10 24 (38.10%) MS Exchange
11 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
11 23 (36.51%) Skype for Business
11 23 (36.51%) Skype
12 22 (34.92%) Windows 10
13 21 (33.33%) Test Automation
13 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
14 20 (31.75%) VMware
14 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (31.75%) SCCM
14 20 (31.75%) SCOM
15 18 (28.57%) Data Migration
16 16 (25.40%) Office 365
17 15 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (20.63%) vSphere
18 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
19 12 (19.05%) SQL
20 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
21 9 (14.29%) Linux
22 8 (12.70%) C#

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 63 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (38.10%) MS Exchange
3 23 (36.51%) Skype for Business
4 15 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) MS Office
2 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) Skype
2 6 (9.52%) Intranet
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) Extranet
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.52%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Designer
2 12 (19.05%) Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) SharePoint Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 9 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Architect
5 8 (12.70%) SharePoint Designer
6 5 (7.94%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) SharePoint Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) SharePoint Architect
6 5 (7.94%) SharePoint Support
7 4 (6.35%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) PMO Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.52%) CSS
3 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) Ajax
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) XHTML
6 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) CAML
7 1 (1.59%) REST
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 7 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.59%) CCTV
2 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Windows Server
3 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (34.92%) Windows 10
5 9 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Migration
2 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 21 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 18 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) Application Packaging
5 5 (7.94%) Records Management
5 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Service Management
5 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.94%) System Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (6.35%) Defect Management
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.76%) Document Management
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) SDLC
8 2 (3.17%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) VBA
6 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
2 28 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) ISEB
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.63%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) SCCM
1 20 (31.75%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) NetApp
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) OpenText
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Equitrac
6 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Lotus
6 1 (1.59%) Mitel
6 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
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