The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 20 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 44 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.82% 3.77% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.38% 15.00% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 5
Average daily rate
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£305 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.27% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £398 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.40 £24.56 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.56% +30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.68 £19.49 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £33.75 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
SharePoint
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 120 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.84% 25.10% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 32
Average daily rate £338 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Brentwood +7 11 £290 - 1
Chelmsford -16 3 £350 -6.66%
Basildon -8 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £325 -
Rayleigh - 1 £550 -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
3 14 (24.56%) Migration
4 13 (22.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (22.81%) MS Project
5 12 (21.05%) Network Security
5 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 11 (19.30%) .NET
6 11 (19.30%) Windows
7 10 (17.54%) MS Office
7 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
8 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.79%) Content Management
9 8 (14.04%) C#
9 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
9 8 (14.04%) Internet
9 8 (14.04%) Coaching
10 7 (12.28%) Oracle
10 7 (12.28%) SCCM
11 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
11 6 (10.53%) HTML
11 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.53%) CSS
12 5 (8.77%) ITIL
12 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.77%) SQL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (22.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 5 (8.77%) WordPress
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Project
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Taleo
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Network Security
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
3 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) Extranet
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) AdminStudio
1 3 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Content Editor
5 5 (8.77%) DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Development Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Lean Practitioner
8 2 (3.51%) Trainee Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Trainee
8 2 (3.51%) Trainer
9 1 (1.75%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Author
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Author
9 1 (1.75%) Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) E-Learning
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) Content Management
4 8 (14.04%) Coaching
5 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.26%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) ERP
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.75%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (3.51%) PMP
2 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) PgMP
3 1 (1.75%) CCIE
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) CCA
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CCEA
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) Altiris
5 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) Apple
5 3 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Veeam
6 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow