The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 31 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 33 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.94% 4.09% 2.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.85% 31.63% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +37.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
151 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.02% 12.93% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 50 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £20.80 £14.00
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Milton Keynes region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Milton Keynes region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 28 (38.36%) SC Cleared
3 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (34.25%) Finance
4 24 (32.88%) PRINCE2
5 21 (28.77%) ITIL
6 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
7 17 (23.29%) MS Project
8 14 (19.18%) MS Office
8 14 (19.18%) Project Management
9 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
10 12 (16.44%) .NET
11 11 (15.07%) CRM
12 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
12 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (12.33%) HTML
13 9 (12.33%) CSS
13 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
13 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
13 9 (12.33%) Migration
14 8 (10.96%) XSL
14 8 (10.96%) Resource Management
15 7 (9.59%) QA
15 7 (9.59%) ISEB
15 7 (9.59%) SLA
15 7 (9.59%) PRINCE
15 7 (9.59%) Change Management
15 7 (9.59%) Document Management
16 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
16 6 (8.22%) ISO 9000

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.48%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Papyrus
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.29%) MS Project
3 14 (19.18%) MS Office
4 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) DAB
2 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Coordinator
2 9 (12.33%) Project Coordinator
2 9 (12.33%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Project Officer
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (4.11%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.33%) HTML
3 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 8 (10.96%) XSL
5 5 (6.85%) XHTML
6 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 4 (5.48%) WCF
6 4 (5.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (4.11%) jQuery
7 3 (4.11%) LINQ
7 3 (4.11%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Statistics
1 3 (4.11%) CESG
2 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) PRINCE2
2 21 (28.77%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) Project Management
4 11 (15.07%) CRM
5 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
5 9 (12.33%) Migration
6 8 (10.96%) Resource Management
7 7 (9.59%) PRINCE
7 7 (9.59%) Change Management
7 7 (9.59%) Document Management
8 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.22%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.22%) P3M3
9 5 (6.85%) Information Architecture
9 5 (6.85%) Web Usability
10 4 (5.48%) Service Management
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.11%) Cyber Security
11 3 (4.11%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (8.22%) C#
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) VBScript
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 28 (38.36%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) ISEB
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CITP
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (1.37%) MCP
8 1 (1.37%) PMP
8 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 6 (8.22%) ISO 9000
3 5 (6.85%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) Lumension
4 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix
4 1 (1.37%) Remedy
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee
4 1 (1.37%) Sophos