The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 36 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.33% 5.97% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.96% 26.09% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£454 £438 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.49 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.84
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +11.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Application Platforms Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
67 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 26.07% 22.89% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 19
Average daily rate £425 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.70 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 6 (30.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) SAS
5 4 (20.00%) COM+
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) Publishing

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (20.00%) SAS
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.00%) Documentum
2 3 (15.00%) FileNet
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) MPLS
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) COM+
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Content Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetCrunch
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) EMC
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (15.00%) Lotus
3 3 (15.00%) Vignette
4 2 (10.00%) CommVault
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Dell