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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 56 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 119 103 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.05% 2.80% 4.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.83% 17.79% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 74
Median daily rate £371 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.12 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.39% -40.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%
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
707 579 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.13% 15.76% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 327 218
Median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 27
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 53 £425 +30.76% 5
Manchester +5 40 £350 +3.70% 12
Merseyside -7 15 £343 +5.38%
Lancashire -16 5 £325 -7.14% 4
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 105 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 71 (29.83%) Windows
3 60 (25.21%) .NET
4 58 (24.37%) Active Directory
4 58 (24.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 49 (20.59%) MS Excel
5 49 (20.59%) Finance
6 48 (20.17%) PowerShell
7 46 (19.33%) MS Office
8 45 (18.91%) Migration
8 45 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (18.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (17.23%) Security Cleared
10 41 (17.23%) SQL
11 40 (16.81%) SQL Server
11 40 (16.81%) Windows Server
12 39 (16.39%) VMware
12 39 (16.39%) Skype for Business
13 36 (15.13%) C#
13 36 (15.13%) JavaScript
14 35 (14.71%) MS Exchange
15 32 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (13.45%) SC Cleared
15 32 (13.45%) SCCM
15 32 (13.45%) Windows 10
16 29 (12.18%) ITIL
17 27 (11.34%) CRM
17 27 (11.34%) jQuery
17 27 (11.34%) Office 365
18 26 (10.92%) Skype

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (24.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 43 (18.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 39 (16.39%) Skype for Business
4 35 (14.71%) MS Exchange
5 16 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (5.46%) IIS
7 11 (4.62%) Apache
8 8 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.94%) CMS
9 7 (2.94%) JBoss
9 7 (2.94%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.84%) eRoom
14 2 (0.84%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.33%) MS Office
3 24 (10.08%) MS Project
4 18 (7.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (5.46%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (5.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (10.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.34%) Office 365
2 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.68%) IaaS
3 4 (1.68%) PaaS
3 4 (1.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.92%) Skype
2 17 (7.14%) DNS
3 13 (5.46%) Internet
4 12 (5.04%) SAN
5 10 (4.20%) Intranet
6 7 (2.94%) DHCP
6 7 (2.94%) SSL
7 6 (2.52%) VoIP
8 5 (2.10%) WAN
9 4 (1.68%) NAS
9 4 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.68%) VPN
10 3 (1.26%) Network Security
10 3 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.26%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.26%) Wireless
11 2 (0.84%) Extranet
11 2 (0.84%) SMTP
11 2 (0.84%) VLAN
11 2 (0.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.36%) MySQL
6 7 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.26%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) MS Access
11 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.42%) Power BI
11 1 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
11 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.68%) Subversion
3 4 (1.68%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) JUnit
4 2 (0.84%) NUnit
4 2 (0.84%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.84%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.42%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (20.59%) Finance
2 20 (8.40%) Banking
3 6 (2.52%) Advertising
3 6 (2.52%) Retail
4 5 (2.10%) Law
4 5 (2.10%) Local Government
5 4 (1.68%) Military
5 4 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) International Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (20.17%) Developer
2 38 (15.97%) Analyst
3 22 (9.24%) Architect
3 22 (9.24%) Consultant
4 19 (7.98%) Designer
5 15 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 13 (5.46%) CRM Developer
7 13 (5.46%) PMO Analyst
8 12 (5.04%) SharePoint Consultant
8 12 (5.04%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 10 (4.20%) Senior Architect
9 10 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.78%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.78%) SharePoint Specialist
11 8 (3.36%) SharePoint Designer
11 8 (3.36%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.94%) C# Developer
12 7 (2.94%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.21%) .NET
2 27 (11.34%) jQuery
3 25 (10.50%) ASP.NET
4 22 (9.24%) HTML
5 19 (7.98%) CSS
6 14 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.78%) Web Services
8 8 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (3.36%) CAML
9 7 (2.94%) LAMP
10 6 (2.52%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.52%) JSP
11 5 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.10%) XML
12 4 (1.68%) Ajax
12 4 (1.68%) WAMP
13 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (1.26%) XHTML
14 2 (0.84%) HTML5
14 2 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.62%) Fat Client
1 11 (4.62%) Thin Client
2 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.94%) PMI
3 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.10%) PKI
4 5 (2.10%) Social Media
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.68%) iPad
5 4 (1.68%) NHS
6 3 (1.26%) CMDB
6 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.26%) Handset
6 3 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.84%) FMCG
7 2 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.83%) Windows
2 45 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (16.81%) Windows Server
4 32 (13.45%) Windows 10
5 19 (7.98%) Linux
6 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.26%) Unix
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) AIX
10 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) Migration
2 29 (12.18%) ITIL
3 27 (11.34%) CRM
4 24 (10.08%) Data Migration
5 23 (9.66%) ERP
5 23 (9.66%) Project Management
6 21 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 21 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 19 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.14%) Web Development
9 13 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (5.46%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.62%) Service Management
11 10 (4.20%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.78%) Data Protection
13 8 (3.36%) MVC
14 7 (2.94%) Data Analysis
14 7 (2.94%) Risk Management
14 7 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.17%) PowerShell
2 41 (17.23%) SQL
3 36 (15.13%) C#
3 36 (15.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.72%) Java
5 14 (5.88%) VB
6 11 (4.62%) VBA
7 10 (4.20%) PHP
8 7 (2.94%) FQL
8 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.68%) C
10 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (17.23%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (4.20%) Degree
6 8 (3.36%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.94%) MCITP
7 7 (2.94%) MCTS
7 7 (2.94%) RHCE
8 6 (2.52%) ISEB
9 5 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.68%) MCSE
11 3 (1.26%) MCDST
11 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.42%) CCNA
12 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.42%) MCP
12 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) FATCA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (24.37%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.98%) vSphere
4 10 (4.20%) UAG
5 6 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.10%) XenApp
7 4 (1.68%) Brightmail
7 4 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.68%) XenServer
8 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.45%) SCCM
2 24 (10.08%) SCOM
3 11 (4.62%) Puppet
4 7 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 7 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.68%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.26%) vRealize
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.84%) TADDM
7 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 105 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.39%) VMware
3 22 (9.24%) Citrix
4 15 (6.30%) ServiceNow
5 8 (3.36%) Cisco
5 8 (3.36%) Dell
5 8 (3.36%) IronPort
6 7 (2.94%) Brocade
6 7 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.52%) HP
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle
7 6 (2.52%) SAP
8 5 (2.10%) NetApp
8 5 (2.10%) Remedy
9 4 (1.68%) Compaq
9 4 (1.68%) EMC
9 4 (1.68%) Symantec
9 4 (1.68%) ThinPrint
10 3 (1.26%) Facebook
10 3 (1.26%) Twitter
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