The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 15 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 27 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.04% 5.31% 5.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.49% 23.61% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £298 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+321.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.85%
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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 Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
74 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.02% 22.50% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 48
Average daily rate £359 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £199 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £453 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £46.00 £28.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.11% +41.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 8 (16.67%) ISEB
7 7 (14.58%) MS Office
7 7 (14.58%) SAP
7 7 (14.58%) Information Management
7 7 (14.58%) Change Management
7 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Firewall
8 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 6 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.42%) Mingle
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) PMP
9 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
9 5 (10.42%) MCP
9 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.42%) C
9 5 (10.42%) Workflow

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Content Management Server
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.42%) Mingle
4 1 (2.08%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) QA Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Trainer
4 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Technician
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planner
7 2 (4.17%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Cognos Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 3 (6.25%) Kindle
3 2 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.58%) Information Management
4 6 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Workflow
5 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.33%) Use Case
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.33%) BPR
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C
3 3 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) PMP
2 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
2 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (10.42%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Mitel
3 5 (10.42%) Planview
4 3 (6.25%) Cognos
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee
6 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.08%) Business Objects