The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 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 Gatwick 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 8 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.63% 10.26% 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.81% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£220 £585 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.39% +37.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
Application Platforms Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 48.84% 20.51% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Average daily rate £220 £585 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.39% +37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Office Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware