The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Middlesex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.56% 3.02% 2.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 43.75% 25.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate £275 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £389 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £399 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.70% 12.06% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 22
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £351 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) MS Office
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) MS Project
5 4 (17.39%) Intranet
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Benchmarking
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Content Management
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) Social Media
7 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
7 2 (8.70%) QA
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 4 (17.39%) MS Project
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Communications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Internal Communications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Benchmarking
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) BPR
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) SQR
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Manugistics
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) SAP