The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SharePoint 2013 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint 2013 over the 3 months to 29 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.

Microsoft SharePoint 2013
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 123 143
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 1 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.90% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 5.13% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £444 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.27% +21.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

SharePoint 2013 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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 403 682 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 17.63% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 377 289
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint 2013
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SharePoint 2013 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint 2013 in the North West

SharePoint 2013
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint 2013 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint 2013 in the North West

SharePoint 2013
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint 2013 in the North West

SharePoint 2013
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2013 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester +19 1 £425 -
SharePoint 2013
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2013 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 North West region with a requirement for SharePoint 2013.

1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Intranet
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services

SharePoint 2013
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nintex