The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cambridge region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 47 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.22% 4.05% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£450 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -68.75%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
90 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.40% 20.00% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 43
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +32.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £23.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £50.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) C#

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle