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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.82% 6.31% 3.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.81% 48.28% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -28.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £484 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
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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
21 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.86% 13.06% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 19
Average daily rate £320 £388 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £515 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 8 (40.00%) C#
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Intranet
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (15.00%) Office 365
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Cognos
7 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Content Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Content Editor
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Planview
3 1 (5.00%) VMware