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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 34 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 130 137 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.89% 4.47% 4.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.77% 24.60% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 62 51
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £14.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +99.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year
+21.00% -3.86%
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
571 557 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.47% 18.19% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 266 187
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 42
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 +5 35 £425 +17.24% 10
Cambridgeshire -17 31 £325 -7.80% 15
Bedfordshire +12 26 £406 +3.17% 6
Essex +12 21 £258 -14.16% 3
Suffolk -5 10 £475 +35.71% 11
Norfolk +6 9 £500 +25.00% 2
East Anglia -1 1 £238 -32.14%
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 96 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (26.75%) SQL Server
3 59 (25.88%) Windows
4 45 (19.74%) .NET
5 43 (18.86%) SQL
6 40 (17.54%) Project Management
7 37 (16.23%) Active Directory
8 35 (15.35%) MS Excel
8 35 (15.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (14.47%) Finance
10 32 (14.04%) VMware
10 32 (14.04%) Citrix
11 29 (12.72%) Oracle
11 29 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (11.84%) HTML
12 27 (11.84%) ITIL
13 26 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (10.96%) MS Office
15 24 (10.53%) C#
16 22 (9.65%) Migration
17 21 (9.21%) Firewall
18 20 (8.77%) PRINCE2
18 20 (8.77%) HP
19 19 (8.33%) CSS
19 19 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
20 17 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (7.02%) VPN
21 16 (7.02%) SAP
21 16 (7.02%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 35 (15.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 14 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (5.26%) IIS
6 11 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.51%) Lync
8 6 (2.63%) Documentum
9 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.19%) WorkSite
10 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.32%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.88%) CMS
12 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 35 (15.35%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.96%) MS Office
3 10 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.07%) InfoPath
6 5 (2.19%) MS Project
7 4 (1.75%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Tridion
1 7 (3.07%) Maximo
2 6 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.44%) TeleForm
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.82%) Office 365
3 8 (3.51%) SaaS
4 7 (3.07%) PaaS
5 4 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.44%) Yammer
7 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.21%) Firewall
2 16 (7.02%) VPN
3 13 (5.70%) Internet
4 10 (4.39%) DNS
4 10 (4.39%) LAN
4 10 (4.39%) WAN
5 8 (3.51%) DHCP
5 8 (3.51%) FTP
6 7 (3.07%) LDAP
6 7 (3.07%) SAN
6 7 (3.07%) Network Security
7 5 (2.19%) MPLS
7 5 (2.19%) Wireless
8 4 (1.75%) Intranet
9 3 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.88%) VoIP
10 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.44%) ADSL
11 1 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.63%) QlikView
10 5 (2.19%) Big Data
10 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.75%) CorVu
12 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.32%) EDMS
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.88%) MS Access
13 2 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (14.47%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Advertising
3 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.19%) Legal
4 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (17.11%) Architect
2 37 (16.23%) Analyst
3 35 (15.35%) Developer
4 22 (9.65%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.21%) Consultant
6 19 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 14 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (5.70%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
10 11 (4.82%) Applications Architect
11 8 (3.51%) Administrator
12 7 (3.07%) Trainer
12 7 (3.07%) Systems Architect
12 7 (3.07%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 6 (2.63%) Technical Manager
13 6 (2.63%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
13 6 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (2.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.74%) .NET
2 27 (11.84%) HTML
3 19 (8.33%) CSS
4 14 (6.14%) Web Services
5 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.95%) SOAP
6 9 (3.95%) XML
7 8 (3.51%) HTML5
8 7 (3.07%) REST
9 5 (2.19%) jQuery
9 5 (2.19%) SAP PI
10 3 (1.32%) Regular Expression
10 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.32%) ADO
11 2 (0.88%) XSLT
11 2 (0.88%) Flash
11 2 (0.88%) WCF
12 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.26%) PKI
3 8 (3.51%) GIS
4 7 (3.07%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.75%) PMI
6 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Clustering
6 3 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (0.88%) iSeries
7 2 (0.88%) AS400
7 2 (0.88%) NHS
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.44%) CMDB
8 1 (0.44%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.88%) Windows
2 14 (6.14%) Linux
3 12 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.07%) Debian
7 5 (2.19%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.75%) UNIX
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.32%) Android
9 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.88%) AIX
10 2 (0.88%) HPUX
10 2 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.54%) Project Management
2 29 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.84%) ITIL
4 26 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.65%) Migration
6 20 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.02%) CRM
9 15 (6.58%) SOA
9 15 (6.58%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.14%) Workflow
10 14 (6.14%) Content Management
11 13 (5.70%) Change Management
11 13 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.82%) Document Management
13 9 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (3.95%) TOGAF
13 9 (3.95%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.86%) SQL
2 24 (10.53%) C#
3 13 (5.70%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.07%) Java
6 6 (2.63%) VB
7 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.75%) Python
7 4 (1.75%) C
8 3 (1.32%) VBA
8 3 (1.32%) VB6
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) X++
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.58%) Degree
2 11 (4.82%) PMI Certification
2 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.39%) PMP
3 10 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.95%) MCSE
5 8 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.63%) ISEB
7 4 (1.75%) MCP
8 3 (1.32%) MCSD
8 3 (1.32%) IIBA
9 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) OCP
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.44%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.07%) vSphere
4 7 (3.07%) Terminal Server
5 5 (2.19%) XenServer
6 4 (1.75%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) SCCM
1 6 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (2.19%) SCOM
3 3 (1.32%) OpenView
3 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 96 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Citrix
2 32 (14.04%) VMware
3 29 (12.72%) Oracle
4 20 (8.77%) HP
5 16 (7.02%) SAP
6 11 (4.82%) IBM
7 10 (4.39%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.95%) Cisco
8 9 (3.95%) Planview
8 9 (3.95%) Nintex
9 8 (3.51%) EMC
10 7 (3.07%) ESRI
10 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.07%) Veeam
11 6 (2.63%) MobileIron
11 6 (2.63%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.19%) Metastorm
12 5 (2.19%) Cognos
13 4 (1.75%) Adobe
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