The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SharePoint
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 63 42 40
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.46% 3.47% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 18.05% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £290 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +5.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £101 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £26.27
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.12%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 119 133 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.91% 19.22% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 85 43
Median daily rate £350 £325 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint in Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint in Tyne and Wear

SharePoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 11 £290 -12.12% 1
Wallsend - 1 - -
SharePoint
North East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) Office 365
3 27 (46.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
5 19 (32.76%) MS Office
6 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 16 (27.59%) Intranet
8 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
8 15 (25.86%) Skype for Business
8 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
9 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (20.69%) Skype
10 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (18.97%) Workflow
10 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
11 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
12 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
12 9 (15.52%) MCSE
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 9 (15.52%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (13.79%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (13.79%) DHCP
13 8 (13.79%) DNS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 27 (46.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 15 (25.86%) Skype for Business
3 12 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
5 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (13.79%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (10.34%) CMS
8 4 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (5.17%) Tuxedo
9 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
10 2 (3.45%) JBoss
10 2 (3.45%) WildFly
11 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Office
2 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (15.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (12.07%) MS Project
5 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 30 (51.72%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Intranet
2 12 (20.69%) Skype
3 8 (13.79%) DHCP
3 8 (13.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Advertising
3 5 (8.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Administrator
1 17 (29.31%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) SharePoint Administrator
3 12 (20.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Messaging Support
4 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Messaging Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Support Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
1 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 6 (10.34%) CSS
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
1 6 (10.34%) jQuery
1 6 (10.34%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) Ajax
2 5 (8.62%) LINQ
2 5 (8.62%) WPF
3 3 (5.17%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.72%) COM
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.79%) Android
4 8 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.17%) MVS
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) HPUX
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Workflow
2 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 7 (12.07%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.62%) Information Management
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) MVC
6 4 (6.90%) DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Time Management
7 3 (5.17%) Change Control
7 3 (5.17%) Content Management
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) C
1 6 (10.34%) C#
1 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
2 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) MCSE
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.17%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Trend Micro
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.45%) CA
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Serena
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Borland