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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2013 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Rank 124 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 16 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.78% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.10% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 -
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
516 517 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.91% 18.38% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 227 333
Average daily rate £340 £325 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 42
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.92 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.16 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

SharePoint 2013
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -6 8 £325 -19.75% 3
Cheshire +2 4 £375 -36.44%
Merseyside -2 2 £350 -17.64% 1
SharePoint 2013
England

SharePoint 2013
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 2013 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 2013.

1 43 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 22 (51.16%) C#
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 17 (39.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
6 14 (32.56%) CSS
6 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
7 13 (30.23%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) jQuery
9 7 (16.28%) Web Development
10 6 (13.95%) Release Management
10 6 (13.95%) Time Management
10 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.95%) Office 365
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.95%) Windows
10 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.63%) WCF
12 4 (9.30%) Degree
12 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.30%) Document Management
12 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) Intranet
12 4 (9.30%) C
13 3 (6.98%) SQL
13 3 (6.98%) VMware
13 3 (6.98%) MVC

SharePoint 2013
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 2013 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 2013. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (39.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Extranet
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Information Governance Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Application Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Server Support
6 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) CSS
4 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 10 (23.26%) jQuery
6 5 (11.63%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.33%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) XSL
8 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
2 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Web Development
2 6 (13.95%) Release Management
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Time Management
3 4 (9.30%) Document Management
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) MVC
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) C
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Citrix
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) AppSense
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Compaq
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee
4 1 (2.33%) ESRI
4 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.33%) ScanSafe
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
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