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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 38 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 18 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.46% 3.85% 4.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.52% 18.63% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £225 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £176 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £563 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -13.09%
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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
116 102 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.31% 20.69% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 24
Average daily rate £380 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £20.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £46.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (30.56%) IIS
5 11 (30.56%) DNS
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle
6 10 (27.78%) Project Management
7 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (25.00%) DHCP
7 9 (25.00%) ITIL
7 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (22.22%) LDAP
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) Terminal Server
9 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (16.67%) .NET
10 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 6 (16.67%) Tridion
10 6 (16.67%) Debian
10 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (13.89%) Sitecore
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (30.56%) IIS
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.78%) Documentum
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Tridion
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) IPv4
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Author
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Author
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) SAP PI
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) WF
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) CAML
4 1 (2.78%) XSL
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) SCADA
1 2 (5.56%) Social Media
1 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Debian
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (27.78%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Content Management
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) Adobe
4 5 (13.89%) Sitecore
5 3 (8.33%) Veeam
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) hybris
6 2 (5.56%) Guidewire
6 2 (5.56%) Nintex
6 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 2 (5.56%) FatWire
6 2 (5.56%) Pega
7 1 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.78%) HP