Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Microsoft SharePoint
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 36 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.32% 3.48% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 14.11% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £300 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +100.00% -61.29%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £131
90th Percentile £508 £490 £286
North West median daily rate £363 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £19.35 £20.39 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.13% -9.38% -16.14%

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

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 112 163 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.13% 24.66% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 52
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £385 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.99% +13.96%
10th Percentile £250 £290 £146
90th Percentile £577 £543 £525
North West median daily rate £385 £400 £416
% change year-on-year -3.75% -3.90% +28.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -10.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.90 £14.45
90th Percentile £15.85 £15.93 £18.35
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £15.25 £16.92
% change year-on-year +77.05% -9.87% +1.01%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in Merseyside

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Merseyside

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Merseyside

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Merseyside

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 6 £325 +8.33% 2
SharePoint
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Intranet
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
3 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
3 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware