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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 39 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 8 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.05% 4.20% 6.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% 17.05% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £249 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £343 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.41 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-41.95% +21.00%
SharePoint
Cambridgeshire

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
52 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.30% 24.65% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 43
Average daily rate £450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £440 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) X++
6 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
6 2 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Field Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) NHS BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) X++
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Veeam
2 2 (15.38%) VMware