The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 16 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 46 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.84% 5.34% 4.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.55% 30.57% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £192 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.13 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.55 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £66.00 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
204 229 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.60% 17.45% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 133
Average daily rate £350 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
Leicestershire -7 15 £300 -23.32% 7
Northamptonshire -21 15 £388 +13.97% 7
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £390 +20.93% 6
Derbyshire -25 5 £365 +41.74% 2
Lincolnshire -5 2 £325 +18.18% 2
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (30.70%) .NET
3 31 (27.19%) C#
4 27 (23.68%) HTML
4 27 (23.68%) MS Excel
5 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.18%) MS Office
6 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
7 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET
8 18 (15.79%) HP
8 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 18 (15.79%) Finance
8 18 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (14.91%) ServiceCenter
10 16 (14.04%) Banking
11 15 (13.16%) Publishing
11 15 (13.16%) Adobe
11 15 (13.16%) Windows
12 14 (12.28%) SQL
12 14 (12.28%) Adobe Captivate
12 14 (12.28%) Spreadsheet
13 13 (11.40%) CSS
13 13 (11.40%) Project Management
14 11 (9.65%) CRM
14 11 (9.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (8.77%) MVC
16 9 (7.89%) Workflow
16 9 (7.89%) Intranet
16 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (7.89%) Multimedia

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (9.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (6.14%) CMS
4 6 (5.26%) Lync
5 4 (3.51%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) Site Server
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Moodle
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Kentico
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.18%) MS Office
3 14 (12.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 14 (12.28%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (5.26%) InfoPath
5 5 (4.39%) MS Project
6 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.75%) Mingle
8 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.88%) InDesign
8 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.75%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Intranet
2 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) WLAN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) PABX
4 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.75%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) DTS
6 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Banking
3 15 (13.16%) Publishing
4 9 (7.89%) Multimedia
5 8 (7.02%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Advertising
7 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) International Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Local Government
9 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (36.84%) Developer
2 31 (27.19%) Analyst
3 27 (23.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Administrator
5 9 (7.89%) Web Administrator
6 8 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.51%) CRM Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) CRM Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.63%) CRM Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
11 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Consultant
11 2 (1.75%) Senior QA Analyst
11 2 (1.75%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 2 (1.75%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) .NET
2 27 (23.68%) HTML
3 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 13 (11.40%) CSS
5 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.02%) XML
7 7 (6.14%) XHTML
8 6 (5.26%) Ajax
8 6 (5.26%) jQuery
9 5 (4.39%) HTML5
10 4 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.51%) JSP
11 3 (2.63%) Web Services
11 3 (2.63%) XSL
11 3 (2.63%) XSLT
12 2 (1.75%) Flash
12 2 (1.75%) WF
12 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.75%) Graphic Design
3 2 (1.75%) PMI
3 2 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.88%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) VLE
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.40%) Project Management
2 11 (9.65%) CRM
3 10 (8.77%) MVC
4 9 (7.89%) Workflow
4 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.39%) SEO
8 5 (4.39%) ITSM
8 5 (4.39%) Security Management
8 5 (4.39%) Migration
9 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.51%) TDD
9 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.51%) Information Security
9 4 (3.51%) Change Management
9 4 (3.51%) Web Development
10 3 (2.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.19%) C#
2 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.28%) SQL
4 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.39%) VB
5 5 (4.39%) C++
5 5 (4.39%) Java
6 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 3 (2.63%) MCSE
3 3 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) MCP
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MBA
5 1 (0.88%) MCTS
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSD
5 1 (0.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.79%) HP
3 15 (13.16%) Adobe
4 3 (2.63%) VMware
4 3 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) Dell
5 2 (1.75%) Veeam
5 2 (1.75%) Tableau
5 2 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) Lotus
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec
6 1 (0.88%) RightFax
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos
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