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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 56 34 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +30
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 16 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.93% 3.93% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 26.58% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.68% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £164 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £52.65 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+378.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
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
160 79 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.30% 14.79% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 31 67
Average daily rate £380 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £263 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £46.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 31 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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
Royston - 3 £600 -
Watford -3 2 - - 5
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 -
St Albans +4 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -13 1 £300 +11.62% 2
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle
3 17 (42.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) .NET
6 10 (25.00%) Workflow
6 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
7 9 (22.50%) Data Security
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (20.00%) SAP
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (17.50%) ERP
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) JD Edwards
10 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) E-Procurement
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (15.00%) VMware
10 6 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (10.00%) CSS

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VPN
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) MPLS
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Systems Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (15.00%) SAP Manager
4 6 (15.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 5 (12.50%) SAP Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Handset
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) FMCG
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 10 (25.00%) Workflow
3 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Data Security
4 8 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) ERP
6 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) E-Procurement
6 6 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.50%) CRM
8 3 (7.50%) Service Management
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PMP
1 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.50%) MCDST
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) SAP
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) JD Edwards
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) CommVault
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Nintex
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) F5