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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.56% 2.42% 10.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 14.81% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +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 £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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
16 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.50% 16.36% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Average daily rate £238 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.75% +229.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) WAN

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft