The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.97% 4.85% 7.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.00% 44.44% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.42%
SharePoint
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Application Platforms Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.38% 10.91% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 4 £285 +14.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds +6 1 £400 +23.07%
Newmarket - - - -
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSD
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint