The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 35 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.05% 4.83% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 31.82% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £232 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
SharePoint
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
52 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.18% 15.17% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 10
Average daily rate £313 £355 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +62.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £462 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.63% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester -10 1 £300 +9.09% 2
Market Harborough - - - -
SharePoint
East Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Lync
4 5 (27.78%) Office 365
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) NHS
7 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Migration

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (27.78%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.56%) PABX
2 1 (5.56%) WLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MOLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) International Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) WF
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) BDD
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy