The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 62 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.17% 4.68% 4.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.27% 22.29% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 28
Average daily rate £353 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.42% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £158 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
236 175 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.67% 20.98% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 98
Average daily rate £365 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £120 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 45 £353 +116.92% 6
High Wycombe -1 3 £150 - 1
Amersham +1 2 - -
Marlow - - - - 2
SharePoint
South East

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 30 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 23 (21.30%) Project Management
6 20 (18.52%) Finance
6 20 (18.52%) Windows
7 19 (17.59%) SQL
7 19 (17.59%) DV Cleared
7 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
8 18 (16.67%) ITIL
8 18 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (15.74%) Lync
10 16 (14.81%) MS Office
11 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
12 14 (12.96%) CRM
13 13 (12.04%) Migration
13 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (11.11%) Change Management
14 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.19%) VMware
15 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
16 10 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (9.26%) Document Management
16 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
16 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (8.33%) MCSE
17 9 (8.33%) .NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 17 (15.74%) Lync
3 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.78%) IIS
6 3 (2.78%) CMS
6 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.85%) Drupal
7 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.93%) Documentum
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.93%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.93%) WordPress
8 1 (0.93%) Kentico
Applications
1 32 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.81%) MS Office
3 8 (7.41%) MS Project
4 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.93%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Tridion
2 1 (0.93%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Intranet
2 6 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.85%) DAB
5 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) OLAP
5 2 (1.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) NUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Analyst
2 15 (13.89%) Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.19%) Consultant
5 8 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Architect
6 7 (6.48%) Coordinator
6 7 (6.48%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.63%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Designer
9 4 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) .NET
2 6 (5.56%) HTML
2 6 (5.56%) XSL
3 5 (4.63%) CSS
3 5 (4.63%) Web Services
3 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.70%) WCF
4 4 (3.70%) jQuery
4 4 (3.70%) XML
4 4 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (2.78%) LINQ
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.93%) Ember.js
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) OLE
7 1 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.78%) E-Learning
2 3 (2.78%) Economics
2 3 (2.78%) CESG
2 3 (2.78%) Statistics
3 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.93%) FMCG
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
4 1 (0.93%) Social Network
4 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.33%) Linux
4 7 (6.48%) UNIX
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) Project Management
2 18 (16.67%) ITIL
3 14 (12.96%) CRM
4 13 (12.04%) Migration
5 12 (11.11%) Change Management
6 10 (9.26%) Document Management
6 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.41%) PRINCE
8 8 (7.41%) Service Management
8 8 (7.41%) ITIL V3
9 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.48%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.48%) Content Management
9 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (5.56%) Workflow
11 4 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.56%) C#
5 5 (4.63%) VBA
6 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 30 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (17.59%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (8.33%) MCSE
6 8 (7.41%) MCP
7 3 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.78%) Degree
8 2 (1.85%) CITP
8 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.93%) MCSA
9 1 (0.93%) PMP
9 1 (0.93%) ISEB
9 1 (0.93%) CIPD
9 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.93%) MCITP
9 1 (0.93%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) QA
3 3 (2.78%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.93%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
2 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) UAG
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) VMware
3 8 (7.41%) Lumension
4 7 (6.48%) Citrix
4 7 (6.48%) McAfee
4 7 (6.48%) Sophos
5 4 (3.70%) Google
5 4 (3.70%) FatWire
6 3 (2.78%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) Compaq
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.93%) Planview