The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 37 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 136 118 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.93% 3.97% 4.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.17% 22.69% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 46 54
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£325 £355 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
SharePoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
587 520 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.28% 17.50% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 249 190
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 55
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the East of England region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the East of England region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

SharePoint
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 38 £400 -1.59% 12
Cambridgeshire -8 38 £325 -10.95% 10
Norfolk +12 21 £175 -53.33% 1
Bedfordshire +11 18 £381 -10.29% 9
Essex +3 15 £265 -18.46% 4
Suffolk +1 8 £538 +56.93% 3
East Anglia +10 1 £238 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 102 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 80 (33.47%) Windows
3 66 (27.62%) SQL Server
4 53 (22.18%) SQL
5 52 (21.76%) Active Directory
6 47 (19.67%) Citrix
7 46 (19.25%) VMware
8 43 (17.99%) .NET
9 39 (16.32%) Project Management
10 37 (15.48%) MS Excel
11 36 (15.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (14.64%) HP
13 31 (12.97%) BizTalk Server
13 31 (12.97%) CRM
13 31 (12.97%) C#
14 30 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (12.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (12.13%) SAP
15 29 (12.13%) ITIL
16 27 (11.30%) HTML
16 27 (11.30%) Finance
17 26 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (10.88%) Windows 7
18 25 (10.46%) SAN
19 24 (10.04%) SLA
19 24 (10.04%) SharePoint 2010
20 23 (9.62%) MS Office
20 23 (9.62%) Oracle
20 23 (9.62%) Migration
20 23 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 36 (15.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 31 (12.97%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (10.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (9.21%) IIS
5 17 (7.11%) MS Exchange
6 12 (5.02%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.93%) Lync
9 6 (2.51%) Documentum
10 3 (1.26%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.26%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.84%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 37 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.62%) MS Office
3 10 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.35%) MS Project
5 7 (2.93%) InfoPath
6 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.67%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.84%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (8.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.35%) Tridion
2 8 (3.35%) Maximo
3 7 (2.93%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.42%) TeleForm
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.18%) Office 365
3 9 (3.77%) SaaS
4 8 (3.35%) PaaS
5 4 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) SAN
2 21 (8.79%) Firewall
3 16 (6.69%) LDAP
4 15 (6.28%) DNS
5 13 (5.44%) Internet
5 13 (5.44%) VPN
6 12 (5.02%) DHCP
7 11 (4.60%) WAN
7 11 (4.60%) LAN
8 9 (3.77%) FTP
9 8 (3.35%) Wireless
10 7 (2.93%) Network Security
11 5 (2.09%) Intranet
12 3 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.26%) MPLS
13 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.84%) VoIP
14 1 (0.42%) NAS
14 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.42%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.93%) QlikView
8 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.67%) CorVu
11 3 (1.26%) Big Data
11 3 (1.26%) EDMS
12 2 (0.84%) MS Access
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (11.30%) Finance
2 9 (3.77%) Advertising
3 7 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (0.84%) Publishing
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (17.15%) Developer
2 38 (15.90%) Analyst
3 33 (13.81%) Architect
4 22 (9.21%) Consultant
5 20 (8.37%) SharePoint Developer
5 20 (8.37%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.44%) Operations Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Administrator
8 12 (5.02%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.02%) SharePoint Consultant
9 10 (4.18%) Applications Architect
10 7 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.93%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.51%) Technical Manager
11 6 (2.51%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (2.51%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.99%) .NET
2 27 (11.30%) HTML
3 21 (8.79%) Web Services
4 19 (7.95%) CSS
5 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.18%) XML
6 10 (4.18%) SOAP
7 8 (3.35%) HTML5
7 8 (3.35%) REST
7 8 (3.35%) WCF
8 4 (1.67%) SAML
8 4 (1.67%) XACML
8 4 (1.67%) SPML
8 4 (1.67%) OpenID
8 4 (1.67%) jQuery
8 4 (1.67%) OAuth
9 3 (1.26%) SAP PI
9 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.26%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.26%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.28%) PKI
3 8 (3.35%) GIS
3 8 (3.35%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.26%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.26%) Clustering
5 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.84%) PMI
6 2 (0.84%) AS400
6 2 (0.84%) iPad
6 2 (0.84%) iSeries
7 1 (0.42%) iPhone
7 1 (0.42%) Open Source
7 1 (0.42%) CCTV
7 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.42%) CMDB
7 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.47%) Windows
2 30 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 30 (12.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (10.88%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.28%) Linux
5 11 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.93%) Debian
7 5 (2.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.26%) UNIX
9 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) AIX
10 2 (0.84%) HPUX
10 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.32%) Project Management
2 31 (12.97%) CRM
3 29 (12.13%) ITIL
4 26 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.62%) Migration
5 23 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (8.79%) Workflow
7 17 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.69%) SOA
9 15 (6.28%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.86%) Content Management
11 13 (5.44%) Change Management
12 11 (4.60%) Document Management
12 11 (4.60%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.60%) ETL
13 10 (4.18%) TOGAF
13 10 (4.18%) Change Control
14 9 (3.77%) Business Analysis
15 8 (3.35%) ERP
15 8 (3.35%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.18%) SQL
2 31 (12.97%) C#
3 20 (8.37%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.93%) Java
7 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.51%) VB
8 4 (1.67%) Python
9 3 (1.26%) VB6
9 3 (1.26%) VBA
9 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.84%) C
11 1 (0.42%) X++
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
2 15 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.77%) MCSE
5 8 (3.35%) PMP
5 8 (3.35%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.51%) ISEB
7 5 (2.09%) CISSP
8 4 (1.67%) MCP
8 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.26%) IIBA
9 3 (1.26%) MCSD
10 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.42%) PgMP
11 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.42%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.04%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (21.76%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.28%) Xen
4 14 (5.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.77%) Terminal Server
6 5 (2.09%) vSphere
7 4 (1.67%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.26%) XenServer
8 3 (1.26%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (6.69%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.51%) SCCM
2 6 (2.51%) SCOM
3 5 (2.09%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (2.09%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.26%) OpenView
4 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 102 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (19.67%) Citrix
3 46 (19.25%) VMware
4 35 (14.64%) HP
5 29 (12.13%) SAP
6 23 (9.62%) Oracle
7 19 (7.95%) Symantec
8 15 (6.28%) Hitachi
9 12 (5.02%) Cisco
9 12 (5.02%) IBM
10 10 (4.18%) Business Objects
11 9 (3.77%) Nintex
12 8 (3.35%) EMC
12 8 (3.35%) ESRI
12 8 (3.35%) Veeam
13 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.51%) MobileIron
15 5 (2.09%) Planview
15 5 (2.09%) CheckPoint
15 5 (2.09%) CA
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