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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 133 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 10 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.10% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 0.58% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.75%
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
500 516 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 18.00% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 234 369
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 58
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £35.00 £41.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 - 5 £400 -
Manchester -10 3 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (78.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) Release Management
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
7 3 (21.43%) XPath
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) XSLT
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) XHTML
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) WSDL
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Axure RP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (78.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) XSLT
2 3 (21.43%) XHTML
2 3 (21.43%) WSDL
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 3 (21.43%) Sass
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) XPath
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) VMware