The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
England / North West
Rank 130 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.74% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £320 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -31.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £321 £399
% change year-on-year +6.08% -19.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

SharePoint Server 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 404 677 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.53% 17.64% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 371 287
Median daily rate £360 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 31
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.74% -12.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.70 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in the North West

SharePoint Server
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 Server in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in the North West

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in the North West

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 +10 1 £425 +32.81%
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) MCPD
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

SharePoint Server
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCPD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP