The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 122 125 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 1.01% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -68.75%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
443 494 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.65% 18.24% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 228 371
Average daily rate £325 £313 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.27%
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 48 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 Server
England

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SharePoint Server
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 Server across the North West region.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint Server
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 Server across the North West region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Lancashire - 6 £363 -
Manchester -7 3 £375 - 6
Cheshire +2 1 - -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 14 (82.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (35.29%) Release Management
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) XHTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
5 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) WSDL
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) XPath
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (82.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (52.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) Sass
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) XSLT
2 3 (17.65%) XHTML
2 3 (17.65%) WSDL
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
2 2 (11.76%) Taxonomies
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) XPath
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Kofax
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Capita