The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 132 118 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.39% 4.43% 5.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.84% 24.48% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 85
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £193 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 11
Average hourly rate £27.17 £18.00 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.91% -57.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £32.05 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -21.18%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
428 482 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.23% 18.09% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 221 389
Average daily rate £325 £313 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SharePoint
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 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
Manchester -9 47 £330 +10.00% 25
Cheshire +12 46 £318 +10.43% 7
Lancashire +11 28 £313 -3.84% 2
Merseyside +4 8 £400 +33.33% 5
Cumbria - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 89 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 86 (30.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 83 (29.75%) .NET
4 76 (27.24%) Windows
5 72 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 64 (22.94%) SQL
7 56 (20.07%) C#
8 53 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (19.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 52 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (17.56%) Active Directory
11 45 (16.13%) MS Excel
12 41 (14.70%) IIS
13 40 (14.34%) MS Exchange
14 37 (13.26%) HTML
14 37 (13.26%) CSS
14 37 (13.26%) Finance
15 36 (12.90%) ASP.NET
16 35 (12.54%) PowerShell
17 34 (12.19%) DNS
18 33 (11.83%) VMware
19 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (10.75%) jQuery
20 30 (10.75%) JavaScript
21 29 (10.39%) Project Management
22 28 (10.04%) Migration
23 27 (9.68%) ITIL
24 26 (9.32%) Clustering
24 26 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
25 25 (8.96%) Oracle

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 86 (30.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 53 (19.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 41 (14.70%) IIS
4 40 (14.34%) MS Exchange
5 26 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (5.02%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (3.58%) Lync
10 4 (1.43%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.43%) JCAPS
11 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 2 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.36%) Documentum
13 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.73%) MS Office
2 16 (5.73%) InfoPath
3 12 (4.30%) MS Project
4 7 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.15%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Taleo
4 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.19%) DNS
2 22 (7.89%) DHCP
3 18 (6.45%) SAN
4 16 (5.73%) Intranet
4 16 (5.73%) Firewall
4 16 (5.73%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.30%) LAN
5 12 (4.30%) WAN
6 6 (2.15%) Wireless
7 4 (1.43%) IPsec
8 3 (1.08%) SSL
8 3 (1.08%) Extranet
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
9 1 (0.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) VoIP
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.36%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.51%) QlikView
6 7 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.79%) MS Access
9 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.43%) DTS
9 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.36%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.36%) OLAP
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 37 (13.26%) Finance
2 10 (3.58%) Banking
2 10 (3.58%) Local Government
3 4 (1.43%) Advertising
4 3 (1.08%) Marketing
4 3 (1.08%) Retail
4 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (30.82%) Developer
2 55 (19.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 49 (17.56%) Analyst
4 20 (7.17%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.81%) Consultant
5 19 (6.81%) Administrator
6 14 (5.02%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.30%) Architect
7 12 (4.30%) SharePoint Administrator
8 10 (3.58%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.23%) .NET Developer
10 8 (2.87%) C# Developer
10 8 (2.87%) SharePoint Business Analyst
11 7 (2.51%) Coordinator
12 6 (2.15%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.15%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.15%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.15%) DBA
12 6 (2.15%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.15%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (29.75%) .NET
2 37 (13.26%) CSS
2 37 (13.26%) HTML
3 36 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 30 (10.75%) jQuery
5 17 (6.09%) Web Services
6 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.15%) XML
7 6 (2.15%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.79%) WCF
9 4 (1.43%) Ajax
10 3 (1.08%) HTML5
10 3 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.72%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (0.72%) RESTful
11 2 (0.72%) CSS3
11 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (0.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.32%) Clustering
2 11 (3.94%) NHS
3 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.43%) Wiki
5 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.43%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.43%) Replication
6 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) FMCG
7 2 (0.72%) Social Media
7 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.72%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.24%) Windows
2 53 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.58%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.87%) Linux
8 5 (1.79%) UNIX
8 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.72%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) MVS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.39%) Project Management
2 28 (10.04%) Migration
3 27 (9.68%) ITIL
4 20 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 18 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (5.73%) MVC
7 14 (5.02%) CRM
7 14 (5.02%) Web Development
8 13 (4.66%) Change Management
9 12 (4.30%) Document Management
9 12 (4.30%) Change Control
10 11 (3.94%) Business Analysis
10 11 (3.94%) Workflow
11 10 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.58%) Data Management
12 9 (3.23%) Time Management
13 8 (2.87%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.87%) ETL
14 7 (2.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (22.94%) SQL
2 56 (20.07%) C#
3 35 (12.54%) PowerShell
4 30 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.87%) C
6 8 (2.87%) VBA
7 7 (2.51%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.51%) Java
8 5 (1.79%) VBScript
8 5 (1.79%) VB
9 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) JCL
10 1 (0.36%) REXX
10 1 (0.36%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 16 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.02%) MCSE
3 13 (4.66%) Degree
4 11 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.51%) MCTS
5 7 (2.51%) MCITP
5 7 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.36%) MCDST
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) HL7
2 4 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (17.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.38%) VMware ESX
3 13 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.30%) XenApp
5 10 (3.58%) XenServer
6 8 (2.87%) vSphere
6 8 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.87%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.15%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.79%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.43%) LiteSpeed
9 4 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (3.94%) SCCM
2 6 (2.15%) SCOM
2 6 (2.15%) SCSM
3 5 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.36%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 89 (31.90%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.83%) VMware
3 25 (8.96%) Oracle
4 23 (8.24%) HP
5 21 (7.53%) Citrix
6 12 (4.30%) SAP
6 12 (4.30%) Cyber-Ark
7 8 (2.87%) Cisco
7 8 (2.87%) Dell
8 7 (2.51%) Siebel
8 7 (2.51%) IronPort
8 7 (2.51%) Informatica
8 7 (2.51%) Open Text
9 6 (2.15%) Compaq
10 4 (1.43%) Avaya
10 4 (1.43%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.43%) CommVault
10 4 (1.43%) Remedy
10 4 (1.43%) 3PAR
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