The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 127 139 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.27% 4.43% 4.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.51% 30.62% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 45
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£350 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.81 £21.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +51.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £26.59 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.11 £39.02 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.44%
SharePoint
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
651 454 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.75% 14.47% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 253 170
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 40
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.16 £40.34 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SharePoint
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 across the North West region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SharePoint
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 across the North West region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

SharePoint
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Lancashire +12 33 £350 +26.12% 5
Manchester -27 32 £363 +7.40% 33
Merseyside +7 31 £325 +26.21% 11
Cheshire -15 28 £400 +25.98% 9
Cumbria -4 3 - - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 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.

1 67 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.66%) SQL
3 43 (20.19%) Windows
4 40 (18.78%) MS Excel
5 38 (17.84%) .NET
5 38 (17.84%) ITIL
6 36 (16.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 29 (13.62%) Security Cleared
7 29 (13.62%) Finance
7 29 (13.62%) Migration
7 29 (13.62%) SQL Server
8 28 (13.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (11.27%) Oracle
10 23 (10.80%) MS Office
10 23 (10.80%) Project Management
10 23 (10.80%) Citrix
10 23 (10.80%) SC Cleared
11 21 (9.86%) IIS
12 20 (9.39%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (8.92%) VMware
14 18 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (8.45%) Windows 7
15 17 (7.98%) Office 365
15 17 (7.98%) UNIX
15 17 (7.98%) HTML
16 16 (7.51%) C#
16 16 (7.51%) PRINCE2
16 16 (7.51%) Mentoring
17 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (16.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 28 (13.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (9.86%) IIS
4 8 (3.76%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.82%) Lync
7 5 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.88%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.94%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) eRoom
10 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.80%) MS Office
3 20 (9.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (7.04%) MS Project
5 12 (5.63%) MS Visio
6 8 (3.76%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.41%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.88%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.98%) Office 365
2 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.23%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) Intranet
2 11 (5.16%) SAN
3 9 (4.23%) DNS
4 8 (3.76%) DHCP
5 6 (2.82%) Internet
6 5 (2.35%) Wireless
7 3 (1.41%) LDAP
7 3 (1.41%) SMS
7 3 (1.41%) Network Security
7 3 (1.41%) VLAN
8 2 (0.94%) WebEx
8 2 (0.94%) VoIP
8 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.94%) VPN
8 2 (0.94%) Firewall
9 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.47%) Extranet
9 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.47%) WAN
9 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.94%) QlikView
9 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.94%) MS Access
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) JIRA
2 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.41%) Ant
4 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) NUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) MorphX
General
1 29 (13.62%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Local Government
3 7 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.88%) Banking
4 4 (1.88%) General Ledger
4 4 (1.88%) Publishing
5 2 (0.94%) Swedish Language
5 2 (0.94%) Retail
5 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (19.25%) Analyst
2 37 (17.37%) Developer
3 22 (10.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (8.92%) Architect
5 18 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.04%) Consultant
7 12 (5.63%) Administrator
8 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.23%) SharePoint Consultant
9 8 (3.76%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.76%) Project Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) Junior Project Manager
10 7 (3.29%) Junior
10 7 (3.29%) Trainer
10 7 (3.29%) SharePoint Administrator
10 7 (3.29%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.82%) SharePoint Architect
11 6 (2.82%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.82%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.84%) .NET
2 17 (7.98%) HTML
3 14 (6.57%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.10%) jQuery
5 10 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.23%) Web Services
6 9 (4.23%) XML
7 6 (2.82%) Entity Framework
7 6 (2.82%) CSS
8 5 (2.35%) WCF
8 5 (2.35%) LINQ
9 4 (1.88%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (1.88%) Ajax
9 4 (1.88%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.94%) NHibernate
10 2 (0.94%) HTML5
11 1 (0.47%) Middleware
11 1 (0.47%) DHTML
11 1 (0.47%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.35%) NHS
4 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.41%) PMI
5 3 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.94%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) User Experience
6 2 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.94%) Clustering
6 2 (0.94%) Handset
7 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.19%) Windows
2 18 (8.45%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.98%) UNIX
4 12 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.76%) Linux
7 7 (3.29%) AIX
8 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.84%) ITIL
2 29 (13.62%) Migration
3 23 (10.80%) Project Management
4 18 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.51%) PRINCE2
5 16 (7.51%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.04%) ERP
7 14 (6.57%) CRM
8 11 (5.16%) Test Scripting
9 10 (4.69%) Portfolio Management
9 10 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.23%) UML
10 9 (4.23%) Change Control
11 8 (3.76%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (3.76%) Workflow
12 7 (3.29%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.29%) Change Management
12 7 (3.29%) Web Development
13 6 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.66%) SQL
2 16 (7.51%) C#
3 14 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.63%) Java
5 9 (4.23%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.82%) C
6 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.82%) VB
7 5 (2.35%) VBA
8 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.80%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.82%) MCSE
5 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.41%) CCA
6 3 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.41%) CCEA
6 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.41%) MCSD
6 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.94%) MCDST
7 2 (0.94%) CIPD
7 2 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
8 1 (0.47%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) QA
2 9 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) HL7
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.94%) GMP
3 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.76%) XenApp
4 5 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.94%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.94%) vSphere
6 2 (0.94%) XenServer
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) UAG
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) SCCM
2 4 (1.88%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (1.41%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.27%) Oracle
3 23 (10.80%) Citrix
4 19 (8.92%) VMware
5 11 (5.16%) Remedy
6 10 (4.69%) HP
6 10 (4.69%) IBM
7 9 (4.23%) EMC
8 8 (3.76%) Nintex
8 8 (3.76%) SAP
8 8 (3.76%) CA
9 7 (3.29%) McAfee
10 6 (2.82%) AppSense
11 5 (2.35%) Cisco
11 5 (2.35%) Tableau
12 4 (1.88%) Dell
12 4 (1.88%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.41%) Sun
14 2 (0.94%) IronPort
14 2 (0.94%) Neverfail
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