The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bedfordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 42 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.41% 4.02% 3.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 30.00% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £351 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £421 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -23.44%
Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
56 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.31% 13.39% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 30
Average daily rate £350 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SharePoint
East of England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Bedford -5 2 £319 -22.78% 10
Luton -21 1 - - 2
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) .NET
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Workflow
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) MCSE
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) WF
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Clustering
8 2 (9.52%) MCITP
8 2 (9.52%) NAS
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2013
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) WF
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) XSD
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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