The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 24 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 Luton 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 27 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.52% 4.23% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
Application Platforms Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.66% 25.35% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £335 £380
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 £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Papyrus
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) VMware