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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.71% 2.89% 7.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.73% 23.21% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £164 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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
49 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.83% 12.44% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 26
Average daily rate £263 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Luton +10 8 £400 -5.88% 1
Dunstable -3 2 £425 +112.50%
Bedford - 2 £375 - 2
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) Business Objects
6 6 (19.35%) MS Office
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) PMP
7 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
7 5 (16.13%) SAP
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.90%) QlikView
8 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (12.90%) Data Governance
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) Internet
8 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) CorVu
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) MS Project
5 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) TeleForm
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) ADSL
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.90%) QlikView
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) CorVu
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Information Architect
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) XSLT
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Data Governance
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Process Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) ETL
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) PMP
1 5 (16.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Business Objects
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Cognos
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Metastorm
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) RightFax
6 1 (3.23%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
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