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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 19 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.97% 2.37% 6.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 20.00% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£304 £345 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% +56.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £227 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £453 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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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
27 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.37% 11.86% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 23
Average daily rate £396 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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
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 3 September 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) QlikView
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) C#

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (9.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Content Editor
2 1 (9.09%) Content Manager
2 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) VMware