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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.58% 4.15% 5.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.64% 25.00% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.44%
SharePoint
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
22 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.58% 16.58% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle