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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 33 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 39 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.79% 4.26% 6.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.83% 26.21% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £365 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +108.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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Buckinghamshire

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
151 145 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.55% 16.24% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 62
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £196 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.62 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +20.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
1 28 (29.79%) Finance
2 26 (27.66%) .NET
3 24 (25.53%) Windows
4 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
4 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
5 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
5 21 (22.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
7 18 (19.15%) CRM
7 18 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (18.09%) ITIL
8 17 (18.09%) MS Office
9 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (17.02%) Project Management
10 15 (15.96%) C#
11 12 (12.77%) SQL
11 12 (12.77%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
11 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (12.77%) Lync
12 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
12 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (11.70%) Scrum
13 10 (10.64%) VMware
13 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (10.64%) TDD
13 10 (10.64%) NUnit
13 10 (10.64%) MVC
13 10 (10.64%) OO

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (22.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (12.77%) Lync
3 10 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (9.57%) Kentico
4 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (8.51%) CMS
6 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.26%) IIS
7 4 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.09%) MS Office
3 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Primavera
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.06%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Intranet
2 5 (5.32%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) ATM
3 2 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.64%) NUnit
3 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (29.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.77%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) Administrator
5 10 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) BizTalk Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.26%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (2.13%) DBA
10 2 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Database Specialist
10 2 (2.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.66%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) WCF
2 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (9.57%) jQuery
4 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.38%) Middleware
6 4 (4.26%) XML
7 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (1.06%) XHTML
7 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.06%) CSS
7 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Economics
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) PMI
4 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) DTV
5 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (4.26%) UNIX
6 4 (4.26%) Linux
7 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) CRM
2 17 (18.09%) ITIL
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
4 12 (12.77%) PRINCE2
4 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
5 11 (11.70%) Scrum
6 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.64%) TDD
6 10 (10.64%) MVC
6 10 (10.64%) OO
6 10 (10.64%) OOD
6 10 (10.64%) SOA
7 8 (8.51%) ITSM
7 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.45%) Change Control
8 7 (7.45%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.45%) Migration
8 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) C#
2 12 (12.77%) SQL
3 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Java
5 2 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.26%) MCITP
5 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.13%) PMP
5 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) APMP
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) ISA Server
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCOM
2 5 (5.32%) OVSD
3 3 (3.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 2 (2.13%) OpenView
5 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) VMware
3 9 (9.57%) Citrix
4 8 (8.51%) HP
4 8 (8.51%) Remedy
5 3 (3.19%) Lumension
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle
5 3 (3.19%) NetApp
6 2 (2.13%) Lotus
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.06%) Altiris
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