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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 39 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.95% 3.99% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.71% 15.11% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Average daily rate £349 £258 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.43% -20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £223 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £414 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.10 - £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +19.04%
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
96 139 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.33% 26.43% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 84 63
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £34.75 £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.87% -26.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £13.05 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £48.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester -7 6 £348 +5.70%
Brentwood +6 1 - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) Classic ASP
4 8 (32.00%) IIS
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (28.00%) HTTP
5 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) Office 365
7 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Applications Support
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Web Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) Classic ASP
2 6 (24.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) COM
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) JSF
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Case Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Server Building
7 1 (4.00%) Code Coverage
7 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Groovy
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Infor
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Rally