The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Essex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 39 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.99% 3.66% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.85% 15.74% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £265 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £430 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -23.44%
Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
101 108 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.16% 23.28% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 43
Average daily rate £425 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -30.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £422 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £25.00 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SharePoint
East of England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
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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 +3 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Brentwood -3 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £325 -
Harlow - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) InfoPath
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (13.33%) jQuery
10 4 (13.33%) Intranet
10 4 (13.33%) CSS
10 4 (13.33%) MS Office
11 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.00%) HTML
11 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.00%) Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (10.00%) HP
11 3 (10.00%) Time Management
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 3 (10.00%) VMware
12 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
12 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (43.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) InfoPath
3 4 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) Intranet
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Broadband
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Project Management
1 3 (10.00%) Time Management
2 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) Workflow
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
2 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.67%) CRM
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) MVC
3 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.33%) Data Management
3 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) Actuate
4 1 (3.33%) 3PAR