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 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 30 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.34% 4.74% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 42.86% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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
31 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.81% 11.05% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -68.57%
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 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 18 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) Lync
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (11.11%) Site Server
6 1 (11.11%) Control-M
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Site Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) PABX
1 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
1 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau