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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 54 28
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 21 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.04% 1.93% 3.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.27% 13.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate
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£285 £281 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -29.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £155 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £318 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £28.25 £10.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +14.47%
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
77 100 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.47% 14.86% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 24
Average daily rate £400 £383 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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
Chelmsford -2 2 £145 -55.38%
Brentwood -5 2 £215 -
Southend-on-Sea +8 1 £320 -
Dunmow - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.95%) MS Office
5 10 (26.32%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) Migration
6 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.05%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) CSS
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) Service Management
8 7 (18.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (15.79%) jQuery
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) Citrix
9 6 (15.79%) SLA
10 5 (13.16%) VBA
10 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) Network Security
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) ITSM
10 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
10 5 (13.16%) Lync
11 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
11 4 (10.53%) VMware
11 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.16%) Lync
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Documentum
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Network Security
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MS Access
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) EDMS
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Trainer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) Flash
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.63%) Handset
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) HPUX
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) ITSM
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Governance
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Document Management
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) VB6
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSD
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) OCP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) Nintex
5 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Sophos
6 1 (2.63%) BT
6 1 (2.63%) Spiceworks
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