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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 23 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 14 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.36% 14.71% 8.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.14% 71.43% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 10
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£390 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £468
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 £21.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -13.09%
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
58 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.22% 20.59% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 19
Average daily rate £400 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bury St Edmunds - 7 £360 - 1
Ipswich -11 4 £375 -14.28%
SharePoint
East of England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) CRM
5 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
7 6 (27.27%) Document Management
7 6 (27.27%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) Documentum
8 5 (22.73%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 4 (18.18%) SDLC
9 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) Content Management
10 3 (13.64%) ADO
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) VB
10 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
10 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (22.73%) Documentum
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (13.64%) CRM Developer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Architect
4 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) ADO
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) CRM
3 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
4 6 (27.27%) Document Management
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Content Management
7 3 (13.64%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) MVVM
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL
9 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
9 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.55%) BCP
9 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) OpenText
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya