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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.49% 7.23% 4.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 37.50% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £358 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.35%
Application Platforms Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.79% 19.28% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 3
Average daily rate £425 £275 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -17.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee