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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 61 28 63
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +35
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.02% 5.17% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.77% 24.75% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £142 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £12.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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
174 101 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.67% 20.87% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 38 84
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 £220 £152 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.20 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £46.00 £28.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 7 £600 -
Watford -8 2 £275 +64.17% 1
Hemel Hempstead -13 2 £388 +142.18% 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Berkhamsted - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) Oracle
3 19 (39.58%) .NET
4 18 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) Asset Management
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Project Management
8 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
8 10 (20.83%) Data Security
9 9 (18.75%) Workflow
10 8 (16.67%) VMware
10 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 8 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 8 (16.67%) SAP
11 7 (14.58%) ERP
11 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (12.50%) Six Sigma
12 6 (12.50%) CommVault
12 6 (12.50%) NetApp
12 6 (12.50%) JD Edwards
12 6 (12.50%) E-Procurement
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.42%) Windows

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Project
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
1 4 (8.33%) NAS
1 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Architect
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Systems Architect
4 8 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.50%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.50%) SAP Manager
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Services Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) XMPP
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Replication
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) PKI
2 1 (2.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (27.08%) Asset Management
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 10 (20.83%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) Data Security
4 9 (18.75%) Workflow
5 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 7 (14.58%) ERP
7 6 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 6 (12.50%) E-Procurement
7 6 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.25%) Release Management
9 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.25%) System Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.33%) VB
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) PMP
1 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) SAP
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) CommVault
4 6 (12.50%) NetApp
4 6 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) Remedy
6 3 (6.25%) Niku
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Nintex
8 1 (2.08%) Planview