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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 7 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.87% 6.37% 5.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.21% 42.11% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Average daily rate
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£345 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.81% -32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
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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
33 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.52% 15.14% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 14
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £220 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £29.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Document Management
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) SAP HR
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Intranet
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (9.52%) Office 365
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Document Management
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Content Management
2 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) AppSense
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Manugistics
4 1 (4.76%) Lotus