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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 56 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 126 144 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.87% 4.67% 5.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.21% 28.51% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.06 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.02 £35.00 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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
692 505 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 16.36% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 258 239
Average daily rate £414 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.32 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 -13 50 £325 - 32
Lancashire -2 29 £413 +37.50% 13
Cheshire -24 27 £375 +15.38% 10
Merseyside -16 7 £224 -36.07% 15
Cumbria - 4 £350 - 3
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 79 (34.20%) Microsoft
2 63 (27.27%) .NET
3 53 (22.94%) SQL Server
4 52 (22.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 49 (21.21%) SQL
6 45 (19.48%) MS Office
7 42 (18.18%) Finance
8 40 (17.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 37 (16.02%) ASP.NET
9 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
9 37 (16.02%) Security Cleared
10 36 (15.58%) C#
10 36 (15.58%) MS Excel
11 35 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (14.72%) Windows
12 34 (14.72%) HTML
13 33 (14.29%) Migration
13 33 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (13.85%) Project Management
15 28 (12.12%) CSS
15 28 (12.12%) ITIL
16 27 (11.69%) SC Cleared
17 26 (11.26%) .NET Framework
17 26 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (10.39%) IIS
20 23 (9.96%) Visual Studio
20 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (9.96%) jQuery
21 21 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 52 (22.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 40 (17.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (10.39%) IIS
4 5 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.73%) Apache
5 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.30%) Lync
6 3 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.87%) Documentum
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (19.48%) MS Office
2 36 (15.58%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.49%) MS Project
4 14 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.60%) PowerPivot
5 6 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.73%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.36%) Office 365
2 8 (3.46%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.73%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.93%) Intranet
2 13 (5.63%) Internet
3 8 (3.46%) DNS
4 7 (3.03%) SAN
4 7 (3.03%) Wireless
4 7 (3.03%) DHCP
5 6 (2.60%) HTTP
6 4 (1.73%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.73%) VPN
6 4 (1.73%) SMTP
7 3 (1.30%) WebEx
7 3 (1.30%) VoIP
8 2 (0.87%) LAN
8 2 (0.87%) SMS
8 2 (0.87%) Firewall
8 2 (0.87%) Network Security
8 2 (0.87%) NAS
9 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.16%) MySQL
11 4 (1.73%) SQLite
11 4 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (9.96%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.46%) JIRA
3 8 (3.46%) Eclipse
3 8 (3.46%) Subversion
3 8 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.16%) NUnit
6 4 (1.73%) JUnit
6 4 (1.73%) Maven
6 4 (1.73%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.73%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.73%) Hudson
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.43%) MorphX
General
1 42 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (7.36%) Banking
3 9 (3.90%) Retail
3 9 (3.90%) Local Government
4 8 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.73%) Front Office
5 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (1.30%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Swedish Language
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (29.00%) Developer
2 39 (16.88%) Analyst
3 29 (12.55%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.93%) SharePoint Developer
5 15 (6.49%) Consultant
6 11 (4.76%) Administrator
6 11 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 11 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 11 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (3.90%) Architect
8 8 (3.46%) CRM Developer
8 8 (3.46%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.03%) Trainer
10 6 (2.60%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.60%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.60%) SharePoint Architect
10 6 (2.60%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.27%) .NET
2 37 (16.02%) ASP.NET
3 34 (14.72%) HTML
4 28 (12.12%) CSS
5 26 (11.26%) .NET Framework
6 23 (9.96%) jQuery
7 14 (6.06%) Web Services
8 10 (4.33%) WCF
8 10 (4.33%) CAML
8 10 (4.33%) Entity Framework
9 7 (3.03%) HTML5
9 7 (3.03%) Ajax
10 6 (2.60%) Middleware
10 6 (2.60%) LINQ
11 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.16%) MDX
11 5 (2.16%) XML
12 4 (1.73%) SOAP
12 4 (1.73%) J2EE
12 4 (1.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.73%) NHS
6 4 (1.73%) Handset
7 3 (1.30%) User Experience
7 3 (1.30%) iPad
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (0.87%) Wiki
8 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.87%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
9 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.43%) PDA
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.72%) Windows
2 17 (7.36%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.76%) UNIX
5 10 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.33%) Linux
6 9 (3.90%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.29%) Migration
2 32 (13.85%) Project Management
3 28 (12.12%) ITIL
4 26 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (8.66%) CRM
7 18 (7.79%) PRINCE2
8 15 (6.49%) Data Management
8 15 (6.49%) Document Management
9 14 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.76%) Change Management
10 11 (4.76%) MVC
11 10 (4.33%) TDD
11 10 (4.33%) ERP
11 10 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.33%) Change Control
12 9 (3.90%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.46%) SDLC
13 8 (3.46%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.21%) SQL
2 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
3 36 (15.58%) C#
4 20 (8.66%) VB
4 20 (8.66%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.36%) Java
6 10 (4.33%) FQL
7 9 (3.90%) VBScript
8 8 (3.46%) VBA
8 8 (3.46%) C
9 6 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.16%) PHP
10 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.73%) C++
11 4 (1.73%) Python
11 4 (1.73%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) X++
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (16.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.90%) Degree
5 8 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.16%) MCITP
6 5 (2.16%) MCSA
6 5 (2.16%) CCNP
6 5 (2.16%) CCNA
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.73%) VCP4
7 4 (1.73%) VCP5
7 4 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.73%) MCDST
8 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.87%) ISEB
9 2 (0.87%) CIPD
9 2 (0.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.43%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.73%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.90%) XenApp
3 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.16%) XenServer
5 4 (1.73%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.43%) WSUS
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (34.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.79%) Citrix
3 13 (5.63%) SAP
4 12 (5.19%) VMware
5 10 (4.33%) AppSense
6 8 (3.46%) Oracle
7 5 (2.16%) HP
7 5 (2.16%) Symantec
8 4 (1.73%) Altiris
9 3 (1.30%) Google
9 3 (1.30%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.30%) Nintex
9 3 (1.30%) Remedy
9 3 (1.30%) Cisco
10 2 (0.87%) Cognos
10 2 (0.87%) McAfee
10 2 (0.87%) Avaya
10 2 (0.87%) Ariba
10 2 (0.87%) Alias
10 2 (0.87%) EMC
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Rate: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £1200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Ulverston
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £27.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Mobile phone, laptop
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + competitive
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Ulverston
Real Staffing
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