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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 15 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.08% 6.36% 6.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.00% 26.19% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £248 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
75 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.38% 24.28% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 27
Average daily rate £325 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £20.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 May 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 May 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 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) IIS
6 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) LDAP
7 7 (20.59%) DHCP
7 7 (20.59%) Tridion
7 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.59%) Terminal Server
7 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (20.59%) Debian
8 6 (17.65%) SAP
8 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.71%) ISEB
9 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
10 4 (11.76%) Windows
10 4 (11.76%) SQL
10 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (8.82%) Mentoring

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (23.53%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Documentum
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) Mingle
4 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Tridion
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Yammer
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) LDAP
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Trainer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planner
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Office 365 Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Cognos Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Planner
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
1 7 (20.59%) Debian
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) Information Management
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) IIBA
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Planview
5 1 (2.94%) Nintex
5 1 (2.94%) Veeam
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) Altiris
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Hospitals
Rate: Competitive, according to experience and skills
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago