The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 53 26 64
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +38
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.27% 5.74% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.71% 27.78% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £146 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
168 108 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.16% 20.65% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 42 90
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £167 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.27 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £49.20 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Hertfordshire region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Royston - 5 £600 - 1
Watford -6 3 £288 +71.64% 3
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £388 +142.18%
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £200 -
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) .NET
4 22 (41.51%) Oracle
4 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
5 19 (35.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (30.19%) Asset Management
7 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.53%) Data Security
9 10 (18.87%) Project Management
9 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
10 9 (16.98%) Workflow
11 8 (15.09%) VMware
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
13 6 (11.32%) CommVault
13 6 (11.32%) NetApp
13 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
13 6 (11.32%) SAP
13 6 (11.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 5 (9.43%) Windows
14 5 (9.43%) C#
14 5 (9.43%) ERP
15 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
15 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
15 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
15 4 (7.55%) UNIX
15 4 (7.55%) HP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SAN
1 4 (7.55%) NAS
1 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.89%) VLAN
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Architect
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Systems Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Service Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Services Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) SAP Manager
8 4 (7.55%) SAP Architect
8 4 (7.55%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) Ajax
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) MDX
4 1 (1.89%) WF
4 1 (1.89%) XMPP
4 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (30.19%) Asset Management
3 13 (24.53%) Data Security
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
5 9 (16.98%) Workflow
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) ERP
9 4 (7.55%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.55%) E-Procurement
9 4 (7.55%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.66%) Release Management
10 3 (5.66%) System Testing
10 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.43%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 4 (7.55%) VB
4 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) MCSE
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.89%) PMP
1 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) CommVault
4 6 (11.32%) NetApp
4 6 (11.32%) SAP
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) JD Edwards
5 4 (7.55%) WatchGuard
6 3 (5.66%) Niku
6 3 (5.66%) Remedy
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) Nintex
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) Planview