The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 26 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.96% 1.31% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.73% 6.49% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £379 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £409 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
SharePoint
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
44 77 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.02% 20.21% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 24
Average daily rate £375 £425 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +5 4 - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Symantec
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) MS Project
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) MetaFrame
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
6 4 (19.05%) Lync
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Lync
3 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Project
3 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (19.05%) MetaFrame
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) Symantec
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP