The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leicestershire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.25% 3.64% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.91% 23.53% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £391 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.32% +160.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.31% 15.45% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £443 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +215.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
East Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -12 10 £300 -20.00% 3
SharePoint
East Midlands

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (21.05%) SEO
7 4 (21.05%) CMS
7 4 (21.05%) JSP
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) XHTML
7 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.53%) Degree

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (21.05%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WLAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) PABX
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 4 (21.05%) XHTML
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Flash
8 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
8 1 (5.26%) WF
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) SEO
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
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