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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 20 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.74% 2.03% 4.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.18% 9.73% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £315 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.12 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.93%
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
141 113 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.36% 20.89% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 55 31
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £199 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.31 £17.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.48% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £44.20 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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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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 -2 5 £135 -
Chelmsford +1 2 £358 +14.40% 1
Brentwood - 1 £390 -
Harlow - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (48.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.29%) InfoPath
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (11.43%) Intranet
10 4 (11.43%) HP
10 4 (11.43%) VBA
10 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (48.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Documentum
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) CICS
5 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) ISDN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) EDMS
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) IDMS
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Ingres
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.86%) LIMS
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) e-Health
2 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.86%) Informatics
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) PACS
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Time Management
2 3 (8.57%) CRM
2 3 (8.57%) Workflow
3 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
3 2 (5.71%) MVC
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) Document Management
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Data Governance
4 1 (2.86%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) VBA
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) HL7
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.86%) Nintex
6 1 (2.86%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Radware
6 1 (2.86%) Actuate
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) BT