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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.97% 3.38% 7.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.15% 19.72% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £161 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £563 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -13.58%
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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
94 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.75% 17.15% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £45.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +26.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (38.71%) DNS
4 12 (38.71%) IIS
5 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
6 10 (32.26%) DHCP
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
6 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) LDAP
8 8 (25.81%) Terminal Server
9 7 (22.58%) Tridion
9 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Debian
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
11 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
12 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (12.90%) ERP
12 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
12 4 (12.90%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (41.94%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (38.71%) IIS
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) Documentum
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Tridion
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 10 (32.26%) DHCP
3 9 (29.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSL
3 1 (3.23%) WF
3 1 (3.23%) LINQ
3 1 (3.23%) CAML
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) PMI
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Replication
1 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Debian
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
1 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) ERP
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Information Management
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Veeam
5 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.45%) Nintex
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds