The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 62 65 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 47 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.88% 1.89% 5.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.72% 9.20% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 13
Median daily rate £315 £228 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £124 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £265 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £10.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £10.00 £16.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £10.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £21.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+43.52% +18.05%
SharePoint
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
299 174 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.67% 20.52% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 128 72
Median daily rate £325 £480 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £600 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £10.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SharePoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Tyne and Wear region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Tyne and Wear region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 46 £320 +77.77% 1
Sunderland -4 1 £225 -15.09%
SharePoint
North East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 68 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 64 (53.78%) Windows
3 62 (52.10%) Active Directory
4 61 (51.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (49.58%) Security Cleared
5 59 (49.58%) Windows Server
6 55 (46.22%) MS Exchange
7 53 (44.54%) MCSE
8 52 (43.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (42.86%) Skype for Business
10 50 (42.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 50 (42.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 47 (39.50%) SC Cleared
12 44 (36.97%) Skype
13 43 (36.13%) Office 365
14 42 (35.29%) HP
15 41 (34.45%) PowerShell
16 39 (32.77%) Migration
17 38 (31.93%) DNS
18 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (25.21%) Degree
20 29 (24.37%) ITIL
20 29 (24.37%) MS Office
21 28 (23.53%) SQL
21 28 (23.53%) Project Management
21 28 (23.53%) Computer Science
22 26 (21.85%) Load Balancing
22 26 (21.85%) Office Communications Server
22 26 (21.85%) DHCP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 55 (46.22%) MS Exchange
2 51 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 50 (42.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (42.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (21.85%) Office Communications Server
5 23 (19.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (19.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (17.65%) OpenStack
7 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (10.08%) IIS
9 7 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (24.37%) MS Office
2 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (8.40%) MS Project
4 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (36.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.84%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.97%) Skype
2 38 (31.93%) DNS
3 26 (21.85%) DHCP
4 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.56%) SSL
6 8 (6.72%) Extranet
7 5 (4.20%) Internet
8 4 (3.36%) NAS
9 2 (1.68%) Intranet
9 2 (1.68%) VoIP
10 1 (0.84%) Firewall
10 1 (0.84%) LAN
10 1 (0.84%) SAN
10 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.04%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.84%) EDMS
4 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (10.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Messaging Support
2 16 (13.45%) Messaging Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Office 365 Specialist
5 11 (9.24%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Messaging Specialist
6 9 (7.56%) SharePoint Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.88%) PMO Specialist
9 6 (5.04%) DBA
9 6 (5.04%) SQL DBA
10 5 (4.20%) Collaboration Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Messaging Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Support Consultant
11 4 (3.36%) Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Developer
11 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Support
12 3 (2.52%) Lync Specialist
12 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) XML
3 3 (2.52%) CSS
3 3 (2.52%) HTML
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.68%) HTML5
4 2 (1.68%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) Ajax
5 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.84%) CAML
5 1 (0.84%) CSS3
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) Node.js
5 1 (0.84%) REST
5 1 (0.84%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.92%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.08%) Visualisation
4 10 (8.40%) Clustering
5 9 (7.56%) PMI
5 9 (7.56%) Replication
6 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.84%) CMDB
9 1 (0.84%) Economics
9 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.78%) Windows
2 59 (49.58%) Windows Server
3 52 (43.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.92%) Android
6 13 (10.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.84%) Linux
9 1 (0.84%) Solaris
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.77%) Migration
2 29 (24.37%) ITIL
3 28 (23.53%) Project Management
4 26 (21.85%) Load Balancing
5 20 (16.81%) Incident Management
6 18 (15.13%) Change Management
7 15 (12.61%) Content Management
8 14 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (10.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.40%) Coaching
11 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.88%) Quality Management
12 7 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (5.04%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.04%) Release Management
13 6 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (4.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.45%) PowerShell
2 28 (23.53%) SQL
3 15 (12.61%) C#
4 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) C
7 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.84%) FQL
8 1 (0.84%) Java
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (51.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (49.58%) Security Cleared
3 53 (44.54%) MCSE
4 47 (39.50%) SC Cleared
5 30 (25.21%) Degree
6 16 (13.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (8.40%) MCSD
7 10 (8.40%) PMI Certification
8 7 (5.88%) PMP
9 6 (5.04%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.52%) MCSA
11 1 (0.84%) CAPM
11 1 (0.84%) CISSP
11 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.84%) ISEB
11 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.84%) MCITP
11 1 (0.84%) MCTS
11 1 (0.84%) SSCP
11 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.20%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.20%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (52.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.13%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.88%) Brightmail
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.52%) vSphere
6 2 (1.68%) XenApp
6 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Perfmon
2 4 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.52%) WSUS
4 2 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.84%) Netcool
5 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (35.29%) HP
3 13 (10.92%) Trend Micro
4 11 (9.24%) IronPort
4 11 (9.24%) VMware
5 6 (5.04%) Meridio
5 6 (5.04%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.20%) Dell
7 4 (3.36%) Citrix
7 4 (3.36%) Veritas
8 3 (2.52%) Altiris
8 3 (2.52%) Nintex
9 2 (1.68%) Compaq
9 2 (1.68%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.68%) Siemens
9 2 (1.68%) Symantec
9 2 (1.68%) ThinPrint
10 1 (0.84%) IBM
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle