The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.42% 7.07% 5.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.43% 45.45% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £466 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.29% 15.55% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 12
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (22.22%) Document Management
3 4 (22.22%) SAP HR
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Intranet
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Document Management
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CRISC
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) AppSense