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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 25 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 13 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.01% 4.48% 4.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.03% 17.33% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Average daily rate
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£368 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +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
59 75 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.21% 25.86% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 34
Average daily rate £359 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +7.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 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 3 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 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Project Management
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) ISEB
5 7 (19.44%) SAP
5 7 (19.44%) Windows
5 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) MS Office
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) QA
7 5 (13.89%) Mingle
7 5 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (11.11%) Data Extraction
8 4 (11.11%) Information Management
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) Mingle
3 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Tridion
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Trainer
3 5 (13.89%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Planner
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Cognos Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.78%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Change Management
3 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Workflow
5 5 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.11%) Information Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.78%) BDD
9 1 (2.78%) ERP
9 1 (2.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (11.11%) PMP
2 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) Planview
4 3 (8.33%) Cognos
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Altiris
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects