The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 11 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.86% 16.67% 21.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 58.33% 40.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £220 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -62.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Application Platforms Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.19% 41.67% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate £350 £220 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -62.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (62.50%) MS Project
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (50.00%) Document Management
4 4 (50.00%) Intranet
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) X++
7 1 (12.50%) MorphX

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Project
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MorphX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Baan
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards