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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
England / North West
Rank 65 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 73 118 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.81% 3.08% 3.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.80% 18.79% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 64 61
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.84 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.72% -20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.74 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+80.07% -11.15%

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
410 628 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.81% 16.42% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 362 303
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -3 35 £350 -6.66% 21
Cheshire +23 20 £350 +16.66% 1
Merseyside -7 8 £363 +3.57% 2
Lancashire +7 4 £350 +15.22% 1
Cumbria +4 3 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 42 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.94%) SQL Server
3 33 (24.26%) Windows
4 32 (23.53%) MS Office
5 29 (21.32%) Finance
6 28 (20.59%) .NET
7 27 (19.85%) SQL
7 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (19.12%) Office 365
9 24 (17.65%) C#
10 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
11 21 (15.44%) Migration
12 19 (13.97%) ITIL
13 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (12.50%) Workflow
13 17 (12.50%) Banking
13 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
14 16 (11.76%) PRINCE2
14 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET
15 15 (11.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
16 14 (10.29%) Project Management
16 14 (10.29%) Scrum
17 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.56%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (9.56%) PowerShell
18 12 (8.82%) DevOps
18 12 (8.82%) Intranet

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 15 (11.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (9.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.15%) IIS
5 6 (4.41%) CMS
6 4 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.47%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (23.53%) MS Office
2 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.15%) InfoPath
4 7 (5.15%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (3.68%) MS Project
5 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.74%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Office 365
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.47%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.47%) Yammer
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) Intranet
2 5 (3.68%) Internet
3 4 (2.94%) Extranet
3 4 (2.94%) LDAP
3 4 (2.94%) SAN
3 4 (2.94%) Skype
4 3 (2.21%) DNS
4 3 (2.21%) Firewall
4 3 (2.21%) LAN
4 3 (2.21%) Network Security
4 3 (2.21%) VPN
4 3 (2.21%) WebEx
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.47%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.47%) IPv4
5 2 (1.47%) SSL
5 2 (1.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) EDMS
7 1 (0.74%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (2.94%) JIRA
4 4 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (21.32%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Advertising
4 5 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.21%) Publishing
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (34.56%) Developer
2 21 (15.44%) Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (8.82%) Administrator
5 10 (7.35%) Consultant
5 10 (7.35%) SharePoint Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.62%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Architect
7 7 (5.15%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.41%) DBA
8 6 (4.41%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.68%) CRM Developer
9 5 (3.68%) SharePoint Administrator
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) IT Support
10 4 (2.94%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) .NET
2 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.82%) Web Services
4 11 (8.09%) HTML
4 11 (8.09%) jQuery
4 11 (8.09%) XML
5 7 (5.15%) CSS
6 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.41%) WF
7 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.47%) Ajax
8 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.47%) J2EE
8 2 (1.47%) JSP
8 2 (1.47%) Servlets
9 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.74%) LINQ
9 1 (0.74%) WPF
9 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.41%) User Experience
3 5 (3.68%) Replication
4 4 (2.94%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.21%) Learning Management System
5 3 (2.21%) Life Science
5 3 (2.21%) SCORM
5 3 (2.21%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.47%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.47%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.26%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.62%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.41%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.21%) Linux
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
7 2 (1.47%) Unix
7 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Solaris
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.44%) Migration
3 19 (13.97%) ITIL
4 17 (12.50%) Workflow
5 16 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.29%) Project Management
6 14 (10.29%) Scrum
7 12 (8.82%) DevOps
8 11 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (5.88%) High Availability
10 7 (5.15%) CRM
10 7 (5.15%) SOA
11 6 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.41%) ETL
11 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.41%) MVC
11 6 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.68%) Coaching
12 5 (3.68%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) SQL
2 24 (17.65%) C#
3 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.56%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.21%) VB
6 3 (2.21%) VBA
7 2 (1.47%) Java
7 2 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) ECDL
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) MCPD
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 9 (6.62%) PMO
2 9 (6.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) BS25999
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) COSO
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) GMP
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) DameWare
4 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) HP
2 9 (6.62%) ServiceNow
3 7 (5.15%) SAP
3 7 (5.15%) VMware
4 6 (4.41%) Citrix
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco
5 5 (3.68%) Nintex
6 4 (2.94%) Dell
6 4 (2.94%) Google
6 4 (2.94%) Remedy
7 3 (2.21%) Apple
7 3 (2.21%) Capita
7 3 (2.21%) IBM
7 3 (2.21%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.21%) Oracle
7 3 (2.21%) Saba
8 2 (1.47%) Lotus
8 2 (1.47%) Motorola
8 2 (1.47%) Veritas
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