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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 64 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 92 74 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.99% 3.11% 3.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.91% 19.17% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 52
Average daily rate
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£399 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.85 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -40.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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
617 386 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.05% 16.23% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 166 251
Average daily rate £391 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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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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
Cambridgeshire +12 29 £225 -30.76% 13
Essex +6 23 £413 +26.92% 9
Hertfordshire -34 16 £425 +30.76% 8
Suffolk +3 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Bedfordshire -12 4 £210 - 10
Norfolk -12 2 £312 -16.93% 5
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 73 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 72 (32.88%) .NET
3 66 (30.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 59 (26.94%) Windows
5 58 (26.48%) SQL Server
6 53 (24.20%) C#
7 51 (23.29%) Finance
8 50 (22.83%) SQL
9 48 (21.92%) Active Directory
10 42 (19.18%) MS Excel
11 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (17.35%) Project Management
13 32 (14.61%) MS Exchange
13 32 (14.61%) ITIL
14 31 (14.16%) Workflow
15 29 (13.24%) Degree
15 29 (13.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (12.79%) Oracle
16 28 (12.79%) CRM
17 25 (11.42%) Migration
17 25 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (11.42%) Dynamics CRM
18 23 (10.50%) Web Services
19 21 (9.59%) VMware
20 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (8.68%) XML
21 19 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (8.68%) Document Management
21 19 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
22 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 66 (30.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 32 (14.61%) MS Exchange
3 29 (13.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.48%) Documentum
6 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.57%) eRoom
8 8 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.83%) IIS
11 4 (1.83%) Lync
12 3 (1.37%) JOnAS
13 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.46%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.46%) CICS
Applications
1 42 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.85%) MS Office
3 14 (6.39%) MS Project
4 13 (5.94%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.94%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (11.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Summit
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.31%) Firewall
2 12 (5.48%) SAN
3 10 (4.57%) LAN
3 10 (4.57%) WAN
4 7 (3.20%) Intranet
5 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.74%) VLAN
5 6 (2.74%) NAS
6 5 (2.28%) Wireless
7 4 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.37%) DNS
9 2 (0.91%) Internet
9 2 (0.91%) MPLS
9 2 (0.91%) DHCP
9 2 (0.91%) VoIP
10 1 (0.46%) Broadband
10 1 (0.46%) ISDN
10 1 (0.46%) HTTP
10 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.48%) EDRMS
4 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.91%) EDMS
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.46%) MySQL
11 1 (0.46%) IDMS
11 1 (0.46%) QlikView
11 1 (0.46%) DB2
11 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.46%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.46%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 15 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.46%) Toad
4 1 (0.46%) NuGet
General
1 51 (23.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.74%) Legal
3 5 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (23.74%) Analyst
2 48 (21.92%) Developer
3 36 (16.44%) Architect
4 28 (12.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 27 (12.33%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.22%) Consultant
7 16 (7.31%) Systems Analyst
7 16 (7.31%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.85%) SharePoint Consultant
9 14 (6.39%) Business Systems Analyst
10 13 (5.94%) Project Manager
10 13 (5.94%) CRM Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Service Manager
12 10 (4.57%) Systems Architect
13 9 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (4.11%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (4.11%) C# Developer
13 9 (4.11%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.11%) Administrator
13 9 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.88%) .NET
2 23 (10.50%) Web Services
3 19 (8.68%) XML
4 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 17 (7.76%) WCF
6 13 (5.94%) SOAP
7 11 (5.02%) HTML
7 11 (5.02%) Reactive Extensions
7 11 (5.02%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 9 (4.11%) Silverlight
8 9 (4.11%) jQuery
8 9 (4.11%) CSS
9 6 (2.74%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.83%) XSLT
10 4 (1.83%) HTML5
11 3 (1.37%) Middleware
12 2 (0.91%) Ajax
12 2 (0.91%) XSL
12 2 (0.91%) SAML
12 2 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.37%) PMI
4 3 (1.37%) Replication
4 3 (1.37%) FMCG
4 3 (1.37%) Kindle
5 2 (0.91%) Clustering
5 2 (0.91%) NHS
5 2 (0.91%) Wiki
6 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.46%) Handset
6 1 (0.46%) LIMS
6 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
6 1 (0.46%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.94%) Windows
2 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.20%) Linux
6 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.28%) UNIX
8 4 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.46%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.35%) Project Management
3 32 (14.61%) ITIL
4 31 (14.16%) Workflow
5 28 (12.79%) CRM
6 25 (11.42%) Migration
7 19 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (8.68%) Document Management
7 19 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (7.76%) Information Management
9 16 (7.31%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.39%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (5.94%) Use Case
11 13 (5.94%) UML
11 13 (5.94%) Asset Management
12 11 (5.02%) TDD
12 11 (5.02%) MVC
12 11 (5.02%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.02%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.02%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.20%) C#
2 50 (22.83%) SQL
3 14 (6.39%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.28%) VB
5 5 (2.28%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.83%) VBA
6 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.83%) Perl
6 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.37%) Java
8 2 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (13.24%) Degree
2 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.76%) MCITP
4 9 (4.11%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.65%) MCSE
6 7 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.20%) MCP
7 6 (2.74%) PMP
7 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 1 (0.46%) ISEB
9 1 (0.46%) MCSA
9 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.28%) vSphere
5 3 (1.37%) UAG
6 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) ARCserve
1 4 (1.83%) SCCM
2 3 (1.37%) SCOM
3 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 73 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.79%) Oracle
3 21 (9.59%) VMware
4 14 (6.39%) HP
5 10 (4.57%) SAP
5 10 (4.57%) Cisco
6 9 (4.11%) Citrix
7 7 (3.20%) Cognos
7 7 (3.20%) Planview
7 7 (3.20%) NetApp
8 6 (2.74%) Mitel
8 6 (2.74%) CommVault
8 6 (2.74%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.83%) CA
9 4 (1.83%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.37%) Remedy
10 3 (1.37%) Niku
10 3 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.91%) Juniper
11 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
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