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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 99 127 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 4.22% 4.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.37% 29.60% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.17 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.69% +53.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.80 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £42.86 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.23%
SharePoint
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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
539 429 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.82% 14.24% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 217 220
Average daily rate £350 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 -13 44 £325 -2.25% 25
Cheshire -22 24 £323 +4.03% 10
Lancashire -2 15 £338 +25.00% 6
Merseyside -8 8 £224 -44.06% 8
Cumbria - 4 £350 - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 82 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 52 (21.76%) SQL
3 48 (20.08%) .NET
4 45 (18.83%) Windows
5 42 (17.57%) Security Cleared
5 42 (17.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 40 (16.74%) MS Office
7 37 (15.48%) SQL Server
7 37 (15.48%) MS Excel
7 37 (15.48%) Migration
8 34 (14.23%) ITIL
8 34 (14.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 34 (14.23%) SC Cleared
9 32 (13.39%) Finance
10 29 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (11.72%) Project Management
12 27 (11.30%) Citrix
13 25 (10.46%) Windows 7
14 24 (10.04%) JavaScript
15 23 (9.62%) ASP.NET
15 23 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (9.21%) C#
16 22 (9.21%) HTML
17 21 (8.79%) VMware
18 20 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (8.37%) .NET Framework
18 20 (8.37%) Office 365
19 19 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 18 (7.53%) Oracle

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 42 (17.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 34 (14.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (7.53%) IIS
4 10 (4.18%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.93%) Lync
6 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.51%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.26%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.84%) JCAPS
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Documentum
10 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.42%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.42%) eRoom
11 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (16.74%) MS Office
2 37 (15.48%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.28%) MS Project
4 13 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (4.60%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.51%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.26%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.37%) Office 365
2 12 (5.02%) OneDrive
3 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.42%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.11%) Intranet
2 12 (5.02%) DNS
2 12 (5.02%) SAN
3 11 (4.60%) DHCP
4 9 (3.77%) Internet
5 6 (2.51%) Wireless
6 3 (1.26%) VLAN
6 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.26%) VPN
6 3 (1.26%) SMS
7 2 (0.84%) VoIP
7 2 (0.84%) LDAP
7 2 (0.84%) LAN
7 2 (0.84%) Firewall
7 2 (0.84%) Network Security
7 2 (0.84%) NAS
7 2 (0.84%) WebEx
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.26%) QlikView
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.84%) MS Access
12 1 (0.42%) OLAP
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Visual Studio
1 11 (4.60%) JIRA
2 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.84%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) MorphX
4 1 (0.42%) NUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 32 (13.39%) Finance
2 15 (6.28%) Local Government
3 9 (3.77%) Banking
4 8 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.51%) Retail
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.26%) Publishing
8 2 (0.84%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (20.08%) Developer
2 39 (16.32%) Analyst
3 31 (12.97%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.11%) Consultant
5 15 (6.28%) SharePoint Developer
6 14 (5.86%) Architect
7 12 (5.02%) Administrator
8 11 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Trainer
9 9 (3.77%) Training Manager
10 8 (3.35%) SharePoint Consultant
10 8 (3.35%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (3.35%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.35%) Junior
11 7 (2.93%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Junior Project Manager
11 7 (2.93%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.51%) Project Administrator
12 6 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.08%) .NET
2 23 (9.62%) ASP.NET
3 22 (9.21%) HTML
4 20 (8.37%) .NET Framework
5 15 (6.28%) jQuery
6 11 (4.60%) Entity Framework
6 11 (4.60%) CSS
7 10 (4.18%) WCF
8 9 (3.77%) XML
9 8 (3.35%) Ajax
10 7 (2.93%) Web Services
10 7 (2.93%) LINQ
11 5 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.67%) MDX
12 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (1.26%) HTML5
14 2 (0.84%) CSS3
14 2 (0.84%) NHibernate
14 2 (0.84%) Flash
15 1 (0.42%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.44%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.51%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.09%) NHS
6 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.26%) Clustering
7 3 (1.26%) Handset
7 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.84%) iPad
8 2 (0.84%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.42%) PDA
9 1 (0.42%) Statistics
9 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.83%) Windows
2 25 (10.46%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.18%) UNIX
6 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.93%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.09%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.67%) AIX
9 4 (1.67%) Solaris
9 4 (1.67%) Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) CentOS
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.48%) Migration
2 34 (14.23%) ITIL
3 28 (11.72%) Project Management
4 23 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.53%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.11%) CRM
8 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.86%) Change Control
10 13 (5.44%) ERP
10 13 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.60%) MVC
11 11 (4.60%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.18%) Document Management
13 9 (3.77%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.77%) UML
13 9 (3.77%) SDLC
14 8 (3.35%) Change Management
14 8 (3.35%) Scrum
14 8 (3.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.76%) SQL
2 24 (10.04%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.21%) C#
4 11 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.18%) Java
5 10 (4.18%) VB
6 8 (3.35%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.35%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.51%) C
8 5 (2.09%) VBA
9 4 (1.67%) VBScript
10 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) VB6
11 1 (0.42%) X++
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.09%) Degree
5 5 (2.09%) MCSE
6 4 (1.67%) MCSA
6 4 (1.67%) CCNP
6 4 (1.67%) CCNA
6 4 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.67%) MCITP
6 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.26%) MCDST
7 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.26%) MCSD
7 3 (1.26%) CCA
7 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.26%) CCEA
7 3 (1.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) QA
2 5 (2.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.60%) XenApp
4 6 (2.51%) XenServer
5 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.84%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (0.84%) WSUS
2 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.30%) Citrix
3 21 (8.79%) VMware
4 18 (7.53%) Oracle
5 11 (4.60%) AppSense
6 10 (4.18%) SAP
7 8 (3.35%) HP
8 7 (2.93%) Remedy
8 7 (2.93%) McAfee
9 6 (2.51%) EMC
10 5 (2.09%) IBM
11 4 (1.67%) Cisco
11 4 (1.67%) Dell
11 4 (1.67%) Symantec
11 4 (1.67%) Nintex
12 3 (1.26%) Altiris
13 2 (0.84%) Neverfail
13 2 (0.84%) Stellent
13 2 (0.84%) Alias
13 2 (0.84%) IronPort
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