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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 111 108 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.10% 3.63% 4.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.64% 19.78% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.63 £11.00 £14.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.04% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.33 £10.94 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £26.20 £16.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.41 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +10.52%
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
513 546 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.96% 18.33% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 287 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.64 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 1 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
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 1 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 +8 31 £419 +4.68% 10
Bedfordshire +1 22 £413 +10.00% 7
Essex +20 20 £258 +18.39% 2
Cambridgeshire -16 20 £325 -7.14% 7
Norfolk +6 9 £450 +12.50%
Suffolk -7 9 £463 +38.05% 4
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 87 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 55 (25.94%) Windows
3 54 (25.47%) SQL Server
4 48 (22.64%) SQL
5 46 (21.70%) .NET
6 40 (18.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (16.98%) MS Excel
8 35 (16.51%) Active Directory
9 33 (15.57%) Project Management
9 33 (15.57%) Finance
10 30 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (14.15%) Citrix
11 27 (12.74%) VMware
12 25 (11.79%) Oracle
12 25 (11.79%) ITIL
13 24 (11.32%) MS Office
14 23 (10.85%) C#
14 23 (10.85%) HTML
15 22 (10.38%) Migration
15 22 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (8.49%) HP
18 17 (8.02%) PRINCE2
18 17 (8.02%) Firewall
19 16 (7.55%) CRM
19 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (7.08%) VPN
20 15 (7.08%) Linux
20 15 (7.08%) SAP
20 15 (7.08%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (18.87%) SharePoint 2013
2 20 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (6.13%) MS Exchange
4 11 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (4.72%) IIS
6 7 (3.30%) Lync
7 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.89%) Documentum
10 3 (1.42%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.42%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.42%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.47%) CMS
12 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.32%) MS Office
3 9 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.42%) Mingle
6 2 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.94%) MS Project
7 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.83%) Tridion
2 4 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.89%) Maximo
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.66%) Office 365
2 5 (2.36%) SaaS
3 4 (1.89%) PaaS
3 4 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.02%) Firewall
2 15 (7.08%) VPN
3 12 (5.66%) Internet
4 11 (5.19%) DNS
5 10 (4.72%) DHCP
6 7 (3.30%) Network Security
7 6 (2.83%) LAN
7 6 (2.83%) LDAP
8 5 (2.36%) FTP
8 5 (2.36%) WAN
9 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.42%) SAN
10 3 (1.42%) MPLS
10 3 (1.42%) Wireless
10 3 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.94%) Intranet
11 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.47%) VoIP
12 1 (0.47%) NAS
12 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.83%) QlikView
7 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.89%) CorVu
7 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.42%) EDMS
8 3 (1.42%) Big Data
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.94%) MS Access
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (15.57%) Finance
2 10 (4.72%) Advertising
3 8 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.89%) Legal
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (16.51%) Architect
2 34 (16.04%) Developer
2 34 (16.04%) Analyst
3 21 (9.91%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.96%) Consultant
5 17 (8.02%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.72%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (3.77%) Systems Architect
9 7 (3.30%) Trainer
9 7 (3.30%) Applications Architect
9 7 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.36%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.36%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.36%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (2.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.70%) .NET
2 23 (10.85%) HTML
3 15 (7.08%) CSS
4 11 (5.19%) Web Services
5 10 (4.72%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.77%) HTML5
7 7 (3.30%) XML
7 7 (3.30%) jQuery
8 5 (2.36%) SOAP
9 4 (1.89%) REST
9 4 (1.89%) SAP PI
10 3 (1.42%) MSMQ
10 3 (1.42%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.94%) SAP XI
11 2 (0.94%) Flash
11 2 (0.94%) ADO
12 1 (0.47%) EDI
12 1 (0.47%) JSON
12 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.13%) PKI
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.36%) Clustering
3 5 (2.36%) GIS
4 4 (1.89%) Data Extraction
4 4 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.42%) NHS
5 3 (1.42%) PMI
5 3 (1.42%) Replication
5 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.42%) iPad
6 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.94%) iSeries
6 2 (0.94%) AS400
6 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.94%) Windows
2 15 (7.08%) Linux
3 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.83%) Debian
6 6 (2.83%) UNIX
7 5 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.36%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.94%) Android
9 2 (0.94%) AIX
9 2 (0.94%) HPUX
9 2 (0.94%) Solaris
9 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.57%) Project Management
2 30 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.79%) ITIL
4 22 (10.38%) Migration
4 22 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (8.02%) PRINCE2
6 16 (7.55%) CRM
6 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.60%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.13%) Change Management
8 13 (6.13%) Workflow
9 12 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.66%) ERP
9 12 (5.66%) SOA
10 11 (5.19%) Content Management
10 11 (5.19%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.25%) Data Security
11 9 (4.25%) Document Management
12 8 (3.77%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.64%) SQL
2 23 (10.85%) C#
3 13 (6.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.13%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.77%) Java
5 5 (2.36%) VB
6 4 (1.89%) Python
6 4 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.89%) C
7 3 (1.42%) VBA
7 3 (1.42%) VB6
8 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Degree
2 11 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.25%) MCSE
3 9 (4.25%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.77%) ISEB
4 8 (3.77%) PMP
5 6 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.89%) MCP
7 3 (1.42%) MCSD
7 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.42%) IIBA
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) OCP
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.83%) Terminal Server
5 5 (2.36%) vSphere
6 4 (1.89%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.42%) XenServer
7 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (2.83%) SCCM
3 4 (1.89%) SCOM
4 3 (1.42%) OpenView
4 3 (1.42%) Nagios
4 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.15%) Citrix
3 27 (12.74%) VMware
4 25 (11.79%) Oracle
5 18 (8.49%) HP
6 15 (7.08%) SAP
7 10 (4.72%) Business Objects
8 9 (4.25%) Planview
9 8 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.30%) IBM
10 7 (3.30%) Nintex
11 6 (2.83%) MobileIron
11 6 (2.83%) Veeam
11 6 (2.83%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.36%) Cognos
12 5 (2.36%) EMC
12 5 (2.36%) Cisco
13 4 (1.89%) ESRI
13 4 (1.89%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.89%) Symantec
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