The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 27 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.80% 0.65% 6.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% 3.33% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.56% -11.90%
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.16% 19.61% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 12
Average daily rate £288 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) IPv4
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) IPv4
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Field Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware