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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 24 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.01% 5.57% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.31% 23.08% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +10.52%
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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
61 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.83% 24.15% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 26
Average daily rate £325 £370 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +38.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
1 15 (39.47%) Project Management
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) SAP
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
7 7 (18.42%) DHCP
7 7 (18.42%) DNS
7 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.42%) ISEB
7 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (15.79%) Debian
8 6 (15.79%) Change Management
8 6 (15.79%) Tridion
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.79%) Terminal Server
8 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.79%) Windows
8 6 (15.79%) LDAP
8 6 (15.79%) IIS
9 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) Workflow
10 4 (10.53%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) Mingle
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Tridion
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DHCP
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Trainer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Planner
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Cognos Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.63%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) PMI
1 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Debian
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.79%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.26%) Information Management
10 1 (2.63%) Document Management
10 1 (2.63%) BDD
10 1 (2.63%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) PMP
2 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.89%) IIBA
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) SAP
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Planview
5 2 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Altiris
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe