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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 43 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.70% 1.80% 6.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% 17.39% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.69% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £183 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -13.58%
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
38 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.24% 10.36% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 19
Average daily rate £300 £278 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 3 £195 +39.28% 3
Dunstable -1 2 £278 +23.33%
Bedford +3 1 £375 -12.17% 2
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 6 (18.75%) MS Office
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (15.63%) SAP
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) PMP
7 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.50%) QlikView
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
9 3 (9.38%) Finance
9 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) MS Project
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Business One
1 1 (3.13%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) ADSL
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.50%) QlikView
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) CorVu
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) XSLT
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PMP
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Business Objects
3 5 (15.63%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Cognos
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) RightFax
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) Altiris
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Metastorm
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