The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 28 31 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.32% 2.38% 7.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 11.32% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Median daily rate £381 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.13% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £308 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £348 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.92 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.83%  

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 53 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 21.24% 21.03% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing SharePoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Liverpool

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Liverpool

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Liverpool over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Liverpool

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Liverpool

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) EDMS
2 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) EPiServer Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) WF
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire