The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 41 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 52 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.38% 4.67% 4.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.22% 27.49% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £206 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.09%
SharePoint
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
245 211 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.64% 16.99% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 94 91
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% +18.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £36.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Milton Keynes +1 39 £321 -8.21% 9
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
3 30 (26.79%) Security Cleared
4 28 (25.00%) .NET
4 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (25.00%) Windows
5 25 (22.32%) SC Cleared
6 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 23 (20.54%) CRM
7 23 (20.54%) Project Management
7 23 (20.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 21 (18.75%) ITIL
10 19 (16.96%) MS Office
10 19 (16.96%) SQL
10 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (14.29%) Lync
12 14 (12.50%) C#
12 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
13 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (11.61%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (11.61%) ISA Server
14 12 (10.71%) PRINCE2
14 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (10.71%) Automated Testing
15 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
15 11 (9.82%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (9.82%) Scrum
15 11 (9.82%) VMware

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (20.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (14.29%) Lync
3 13 (11.61%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (8.93%) MS Exchange
5 9 (8.04%) Kentico
6 8 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (7.14%) CMS
7 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.57%) IIS
9 2 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.79%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.96%) MS Office
3 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Primavera
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) ATM
3 2 (1.79%) Broadband
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) WAN
4 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.57%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (2.68%) SSDT
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.93%) NUnit
3 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Automotive
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Analyst
2 20 (17.86%) Developer
3 15 (13.39%) Administrator
4 13 (11.61%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) BizTalk Administrator
7 10 (8.93%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.46%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Architect
10 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Business Analyst
11 2 (1.79%) Governance Analyst
11 2 (1.79%) Audit Analyst
11 2 (1.79%) Programme Manager
11 2 (1.79%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.79%) Business Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Applications Specialist
11 2 (1.79%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.93%) WCF
3 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (8.04%) jQuery
5 6 (5.36%) XML
5 6 (5.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) HTML
6 1 (0.89%) XHTML
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Economics
2 5 (4.46%) PMI
2 5 (4.46%) Clustering
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) FMCG
5 1 (0.89%) EMV
5 1 (0.89%) DTV
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (4.46%) Linux
7 4 (3.57%) UNIX
8 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) CRM
1 23 (20.54%) Project Management
2 21 (18.75%) ITIL
3 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.71%) Automated Testing
5 11 (9.82%) Scrum
5 11 (9.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (8.93%) Change Control
6 10 (8.93%) TDD
6 10 (8.93%) OO
6 10 (8.93%) OOD
6 10 (8.93%) SOA
6 10 (8.93%) MVC
7 9 (8.04%) Change Management
7 9 (8.04%) ITSM
7 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.14%) Migration
8 8 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) SQL
2 14 (12.50%) C#
3 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.46%) PMP
4 5 (4.46%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.57%) MCITP
6 3 (2.68%) Degree
7 2 (1.79%) APMP
8 1 (0.89%) ISEB
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.89%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
1 6 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) ISA Server
2 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) SCOM
2 6 (5.36%) OVSD
3 4 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.68%) OpenView
4 3 (2.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) VMware
3 10 (8.93%) HP
4 9 (8.04%) Citrix
4 9 (8.04%) Remedy
5 3 (2.68%) Lumension
5 3 (2.68%) NetApp
5 3 (2.68%) Lotus
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) Dell
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.89%) Altiris
7 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
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