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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 154 143 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 2 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% 0.061% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.36% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Average daily rate £373 £470 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £470 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £373 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SharePoint Server
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
617 552 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.18% 16.95% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 297 210
Average daily rate £375 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.70 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £373 - 1
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft