The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.98% 2.86% 19.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.27% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 25.58% 5.71% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £450 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedford region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

SharePoint
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) CorVu
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) CorVu
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects