The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 17 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.79% 6.82% 6.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.25% 31.76% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £408 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £38.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £38.50 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £38.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -21.18%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
80 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.86% 21.46% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 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 £205 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £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 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +29.41%
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 £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SharePoint
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
4 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
5 6 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 6 (15.38%) MS Office
6 5 (12.82%) MCP
6 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (12.82%) Mitel
6 5 (12.82%) Information Management
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) MS Project
8 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) Kindle
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) Lync
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project
3 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) VLAN
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
1 8 (20.51%) Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Graduate
6 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) XSLT
3 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) SAML
4 1 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Kindle
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Information Management
3 4 (10.26%) OOP
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Use Case
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) BPR
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCP
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Mitel
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Altiris
4 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
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