The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 148 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.24% 0.083%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 1.54% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£470 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +124.48%
SharePoint Server
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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
649 454 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 15.46% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 241 210
Average daily rate £375 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 43
Average hourly rate £16.17 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £15.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 1 April 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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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
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Psychology
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Market Research
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Psychology
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Market Research
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) XPath
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe