The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 47 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 58 51 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.49% 3.31% 5.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.77% 19.84% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 54
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £425 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
SharePoint
Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
309 257 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.61% 16.66% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 148 171
Average daily rate £363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.33 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -11.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.65 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Leeds 0 44 £350 +7.69% 20
Bradford -5 6 £423 -11.78% 1
Wakefield -3 1 - - 1
Dewsbury - 1 £275 -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Brighouse - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
SharePoint
Yorkshire

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 49 (38.28%) C#
1 49 (38.28%) .NET
2 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 34 (26.56%) ASP.NET
4 31 (24.22%) Visual Studio
5 26 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
5 26 (20.31%) Finance
6 25 (19.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 23 (17.97%) HTML
9 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (16.41%) CSS
10 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
10 21 (16.41%) Intranet
11 20 (15.63%) SQL
11 20 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
12 19 (14.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (14.06%) Office 365
13 18 (14.06%) MS Office
14 16 (12.50%) Windows
15 15 (11.72%) CRM
15 15 (11.72%) MS Visio
15 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (10.94%) WCF
16 14 (10.94%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (10.94%) Project Management
17 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (8.59%) WF

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 25 (19.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 19 (14.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (10.94%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (7.03%) MS Exchange
5 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.13%) CMS
8 2 (1.56%) Lync
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (14.06%) MS Office
4 15 (11.72%) MS Visio
5 10 (7.81%) InfoPath
6 4 (3.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.06%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) Intranet
2 2 (1.56%) LAN
2 2 (1.56%) VoIP
2 2 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (7.03%) QlikView
6 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.13%) OLAP
8 4 (3.13%) EDRMS
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.34%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.78%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 31 (24.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.91%) Selenium
2 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.91%) MSTest
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Legal
3 3 (2.34%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (43.75%) Developer
2 36 (28.13%) Analyst
3 35 (27.34%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) PMO Analyst
5 12 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.69%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Consultant
11 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.28%) .NET
2 34 (26.56%) ASP.NET
3 23 (17.97%) HTML
4 21 (16.41%) CSS
5 14 (10.94%) WCF
6 11 (8.59%) WF
7 7 (5.47%) Web Services
8 5 (3.91%) jQuery
8 5 (3.91%) SOAP
9 4 (3.13%) MDX
10 2 (1.56%) XML
10 2 (1.56%) Middleware
11 1 (0.78%) Ajax
11 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.78%) Symfony
11 1 (0.78%) WPF
11 1 (0.78%) CSS3
11 1 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) User Experience
2 8 (6.25%) NHS
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Linux
6 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.72%) CRM
4 14 (10.94%) Project Management
5 11 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 8 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (6.25%) Migration
6 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.47%) Change Management
7 7 (5.47%) Programme Management
7 7 (5.47%) ITIL
7 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.91%) Coaching
8 5 (3.91%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.91%) Workflow
9 4 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.28%) C#
2 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.63%) SQL
4 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.34%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) VBScript
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) ISEB
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.34%) APMP
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (0.78%) MCTS
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) UAG
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.47%) Hyperion
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) Sophos
4 4 (3.13%) Kofax
5 3 (2.34%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) Sage
6 2 (1.56%) Siemens
6 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.56%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.78%) Mitel
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) Websense
7 1 (0.78%) Perforce
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
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