Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SharePoint Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SharePoint Architect
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 228 244
Rank change year-on-year +35 +16 -44
Contract jobs requiring a SharePoint Architect 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.059% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.062% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £415 £408 £436
90th Percentile £611 £513 £524
England median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5406 6426 8139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 4138 4863
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 234 407
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.93 £50.03
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SharePoint Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured SharePoint Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Architect in the North West

SharePoint Architect
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 Architect in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Architect in the North West

SharePoint Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Architect in the North West

SharePoint Architect
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 Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Cheshire - 6 £450 -
Manchester +20 1 £680 +60.00%
SharePoint Architect
England

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SharePoint Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring SharePoint Architect in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) Office 365
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
5 4 (40.00%) MSI
5 4 (40.00%) WSUS
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) WAP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) TOGAF

SharePoint Architect Skill Set
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 10 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) WAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix