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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 32 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 40 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.39% 4.98% 5.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.69% 25.29% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 12
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£323 £355 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% +115.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £88.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.00% -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 170 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.78% 19.68% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 68
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +18.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.21%) .NET
4 21 (23.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (22.47%) Windows
5 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
6 18 (20.22%) Project Management
7 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (16.85%) C#
8 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
9 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
9 14 (15.73%) MS Office
10 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
11 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.36%) Scrum
12 11 (12.36%) ITIL
13 10 (11.24%) CRM
13 10 (11.24%) OOD
13 10 (11.24%) SOA
13 10 (11.24%) OO
13 10 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (11.24%) ISA Server
13 10 (11.24%) MVC
13 10 (11.24%) TDD
13 10 (11.24%) NUnit
13 10 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (23.60%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (10.11%) Kentico
4 8 (8.99%) CMS
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.49%) Lync
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) MS Office
3 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Primavera
2 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Intranet
2 5 (5.62%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) ATM
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) NUnit
3 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Business Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.36%) Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.11%) BizTalk Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) PMO Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Programme Manager
11 2 (2.25%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Project Leader
11 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Financial Business Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Project Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.21%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) WCF
2 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (10.11%) jQuery
4 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.74%) Middleware
6 4 (4.49%) XML
7 1 (1.12%) Flash
7 1 (1.12%) XHTML
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (1.12%) HTML
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Economics
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.25%) PMI
3 2 (2.25%) DTV
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Project Management
2 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
2 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
3 11 (12.36%) Scrum
3 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.36%) ITIL
4 10 (11.24%) OO
4 10 (11.24%) CRM
4 10 (11.24%) OOD
4 10 (11.24%) SOA
4 10 (11.24%) TDD
4 10 (11.24%) MVC
5 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.99%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (7.87%) Project Planning
7 7 (7.87%) Migration
7 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.87%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) C#
2 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.37%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) C++
4 2 (2.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.49%) MCITP
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.25%) PMP
5 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.25%) APMP
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) GSAE
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.12%) HNC
6 1 (1.12%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) ISA Server
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Remedy
3 4 (4.49%) Citrix
4 2 (2.25%) Lotus
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 2 (2.25%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Dell
5 1 (1.12%) Altiris
5 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com