The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Dunstable 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 8 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.85% - 5.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
Application Platforms Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 15.38% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate £238 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

SharePoint
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix