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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.41% 5.00% 4.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.14% 30.95% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Average daily rate
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£396 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £297 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £606 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.95
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.93%
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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
35 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.06% 16.15% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 19
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) SAP HR
4 4 (23.53%) Document Management
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) Intranet
6 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (11.76%) MS Project
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Document Management
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense