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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 56 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 118 84 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.11% 2.61% 3.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.97% 15.58% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 33
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £16.69 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.35 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -2.56%
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
622 539 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.39% 16.77% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 293 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 26 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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 +8 55 £383 -1.29% 18
Cheshire +2 25 £300 -25.00% 8
Merseyside -5 17 £363 +81.25% 5
Lancashire -3 10 £300 +14.28% 2
Cumbria -5 4 £175 - 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 70 (28.00%) .NET
3 64 (25.60%) SQL Server
4 63 (25.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 60 (24.00%) C#
6 58 (23.20%) JavaScript
7 51 (20.40%) MS Excel
8 50 (20.00%) CSS
9 49 (19.60%) SQL
10 46 (18.40%) HTML
11 43 (17.20%) Windows
11 43 (17.20%) jQuery
12 41 (16.40%) Finance
13 39 (15.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 37 (14.80%) ASP.NET
15 36 (14.40%) Active Directory
16 33 (13.20%) Migration
17 32 (12.80%) ITIL
17 32 (12.80%) MS Office
18 31 (12.40%) PowerShell
19 28 (11.20%) CRM
20 27 (10.80%) Dynamics CRM
21 26 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (9.60%) Office 365
22 24 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (9.60%) Windows Server
23 22 (8.80%) MS Project
23 22 (8.80%) Citrix
24 21 (8.40%) Project Management
24 21 (8.40%) BizTalk Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 63 (25.20%) SharePoint 2010
2 39 (15.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (8.40%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (5.60%) IIS
4 14 (5.60%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.20%) Skype for Business
6 10 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.20%) Apache
9 5 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.80%) eRoom
11 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 51 (20.40%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.80%) MS Office
3 22 (8.80%) MS Project
4 19 (7.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (5.20%) MS Visio
6 11 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (2.00%) InfoPath
8 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (10.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.60%) Office 365
2 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.80%) IaaS
3 7 (2.80%) PaaS
3 7 (2.80%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.80%) Internet
2 15 (6.00%) Intranet
3 14 (5.60%) DNS
4 10 (4.00%) DHCP
5 8 (3.20%) HTTP
5 8 (3.20%) VoIP
5 8 (3.20%) WAN
6 7 (2.80%) Extranet
6 7 (2.80%) SAN
6 7 (2.80%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.40%) LAN
7 6 (2.40%) SMTP
8 5 (2.00%) Firewall
8 5 (2.00%) VPN
8 5 (2.00%) Wireless
9 2 (0.80%) VLAN
10 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.40%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.00%) MySQL
8 5 (2.00%) SQLite
9 3 (1.20%) Power BI
9 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.40%) Essbase
11 1 (0.40%) MS Access
11 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (8.40%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.40%) Subversion
4 9 (3.60%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.60%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.40%) JUnit
5 6 (2.40%) NUnit
5 6 (2.40%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.20%) Hudson
6 3 (1.20%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.20%) Maven
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) MSTest
General
1 41 (16.40%) Finance
2 15 (6.00%) Banking
3 10 (4.00%) Advertising
4 9 (3.60%) Local Government
5 7 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.00%) Retail
7 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.20%) Back Office
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 3 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 83 (33.20%) Developer
2 38 (15.20%) Analyst
3 25 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (7.20%) Consultant
5 15 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.60%) Microsoft Developer
7 13 (5.20%) Architect
8 12 (4.80%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.40%) Administrator
9 11 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.40%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.40%) Designer
9 11 (4.40%) Digital Developer
9 11 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.00%) Coordinator
10 10 (4.00%) CRM Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 9 (3.60%) SharePoint Consultant
12 8 (3.20%) SharePoint Designer
12 8 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.00%) .NET
2 50 (20.00%) CSS
3 46 (18.40%) HTML
4 43 (17.20%) jQuery
5 37 (14.80%) ASP.NET
6 19 (7.60%) Web Services
7 16 (6.40%) CAML
8 9 (3.60%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.20%) HTML5
10 6 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (2.40%) XML
11 5 (2.00%) Django
11 5 (2.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (2.00%) LAMP
11 5 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (2.00%) Middleware
11 5 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.60%) Handset
5 4 (1.60%) iPad
5 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.20%) CMDB
6 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.20%) Google Search Appliance
7 2 (0.80%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.80%) FMCG
7 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) CCTV
8 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.20%) Windows
2 24 (9.60%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.00%) Linux
5 14 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.20%) Unix
7 12 (4.80%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.40%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.60%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.80%) Android
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.20%) Migration
2 32 (12.80%) ITIL
3 28 (11.20%) CRM
4 24 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.40%) Project Management
6 20 (8.00%) ERP
7 18 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.20%) TDD
8 15 (6.00%) Document Management
9 13 (5.20%) Data Management
10 12 (4.80%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.40%) SOA
11 11 (4.40%) Web Development
12 10 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.00%) MVC
13 9 (3.60%) Change Management
13 9 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.20%) TOGAF
14 8 (3.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.00%) C#
2 58 (23.20%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.60%) SQL
4 31 (12.40%) PowerShell
5 18 (7.20%) Java
5 18 (7.20%) VB
6 16 (6.40%) FQL
7 15 (6.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.20%) C
9 8 (3.20%) VBA
10 7 (2.80%) VBScript
11 6 (2.40%) PHP
12 5 (2.00%) C++
12 5 (2.00%) Python
12 5 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (4.00%) Degree
5 6 (2.40%) MCSE
6 5 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.60%) MCDST
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.40%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) VCP4
9 1 (0.40%) VCP5
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.40%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) FATCA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (14.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.60%) XenApp
4 8 (3.20%) vSphere
4 8 (3.20%) XenDesktop
4 8 (3.20%) XenServer
5 6 (2.40%) BitLocker
5 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.60%) Brightmail
7 2 (0.80%) UAG
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.20%) SCCM
2 4 (1.60%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) vMotion
Vendors
1 82 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.80%) Citrix
3 19 (7.60%) VMware
4 11 (4.40%) Dell
5 9 (3.60%) HP
6 8 (3.20%) IronPort
7 7 (2.80%) Compaq
7 7 (2.80%) ThinPrint
8 6 (2.40%) Oracle
9 5 (2.00%) Symantec
10 4 (1.60%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.60%) NetApp
10 4 (1.60%) Remedy
11 3 (1.20%) Capita
11 3 (1.20%) Cisco
11 3 (1.20%) EMC
11 3 (1.20%) Google
11 3 (1.20%) Stellent
12 2 (0.80%) Facebook
12 2 (0.80%) OpenText
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