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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 37 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 148 122 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.95% 4.13% 5.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.34% 24.65% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 53
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£325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £223 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 £28.50 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +77.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £19.60 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.55 £41.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
608 495 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.35% 16.77% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 256 181
Average daily rate £350 £363 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 51
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.70 £32.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

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 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Cambridgeshire +5 42 £350 -13.04% 6
Hertfordshire -6 34 £425 -10.52% 10
Essex +4 33 £325 -3.70% 3
Norfolk +21 26 £175 -56.25% 2
Bedfordshire +8 10 £215 -41.69% 5
Suffolk -13 5 £425 - 4
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 86 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 85 (32.95%) Windows
4 65 (25.19%) Active Directory
5 55 (21.32%) Citrix
6 53 (20.54%) SQL
6 53 (20.54%) VMware
7 43 (16.67%) .NET
8 41 (15.89%) Project Management
9 40 (15.50%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (14.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (14.34%) MS Excel
11 37 (14.34%) Finance
12 36 (13.95%) C#
12 36 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (13.95%) HP
13 33 (12.79%) SAN
13 33 (12.79%) Windows 7
14 32 (12.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 30 (11.63%) Oracle
16 29 (11.24%) CRM
17 28 (10.85%) SAP
17 28 (10.85%) Firewall
18 27 (10.47%) Web Services
18 27 (10.47%) ITIL
19 25 (9.69%) DNS
20 24 (9.30%) SLA
21 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (8.91%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (15.50%) BizTalk Server
2 38 (14.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (12.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (8.91%) MS Exchange
5 22 (8.53%) IIS
6 13 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (2.71%) CMS
10 6 (2.33%) Documentum
10 6 (2.33%) Lync
11 5 (1.94%) WordPress
12 4 (1.55%) WorkSite
13 3 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (1.16%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.78%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle UPK
15 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.91%) MS Office
3 15 (5.81%) MS Project
4 7 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.33%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (8.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.88%) Maximo
3 9 (3.49%) SAP CRM
4 8 (3.10%) Tridion
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) TeleForm
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.39%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.43%) SaaS
3 11 (4.26%) Office 365
4 10 (3.88%) PaaS
5 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.78%) Taleo
7 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.79%) SAN
2 28 (10.85%) Firewall
3 25 (9.69%) DNS
4 20 (7.75%) Internet
5 19 (7.36%) DHCP
6 16 (6.20%) LDAP
7 15 (5.81%) VPN
8 14 (5.43%) WAN
8 14 (5.43%) LAN
9 11 (4.26%) FTP
9 11 (4.26%) Network Security
10 10 (3.88%) Wireless
11 8 (3.10%) Intranet
12 6 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.33%) VLAN
13 5 (1.94%) IPv4
14 4 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.55%) MPLS
15 3 (1.16%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.33%) QlikView
10 4 (1.55%) Big Data
10 4 (1.55%) CorVu
11 3 (1.16%) EDMS
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.39%) DTS
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (14.34%) Finance
2 9 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.94%) Advertising
3 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (17.44%) Developer
2 43 (16.67%) Analyst
3 34 (13.18%) Architect
4 28 (10.85%) Project Manager
5 26 (10.08%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.59%) Administrator
7 17 (6.59%) Operations Engineer
8 16 (6.20%) Consultant
9 14 (5.43%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.10%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.10%) Systems Support
12 8 (3.10%) Applications Architect
13 7 (2.71%) Technical Manager
13 7 (2.71%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.67%) .NET
2 27 (10.47%) Web Services
3 23 (8.91%) HTML
4 16 (6.20%) CSS
4 16 (6.20%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.65%) SOAP
6 10 (3.88%) REST
7 9 (3.49%) XML
8 8 (3.10%) WCF
9 6 (2.33%) HTML5
10 4 (1.55%) XACML
10 4 (1.55%) SPML
10 4 (1.55%) OpenID
10 4 (1.55%) OAuth
10 4 (1.55%) SAML
11 3 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.16%) ADO
11 3 (1.16%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.78%) SAP PI
12 2 (0.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.20%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.04%) PKI
3 10 (3.88%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.88%) GIS
4 7 (2.71%) HP Storage
5 6 (2.33%) Replication
6 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (32.95%) Windows
2 37 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (12.79%) Windows 7
5 22 (8.53%) Linux
6 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.04%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.88%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.71%) Debian
9 7 (2.71%) Android
9 7 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.78%) UNIX
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) HPUX
11 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.89%) Project Management
2 29 (11.24%) CRM
3 27 (10.47%) ITIL
4 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (8.53%) Migration
6 21 (8.14%) Content Management
7 20 (7.75%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.98%) SOA
9 15 (5.81%) Workflow
10 13 (5.04%) Change Control
11 12 (4.65%) ETL
12 11 (4.26%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.26%) Document Management
12 11 (4.26%) TOGAF
12 11 (4.26%) Analytics
12 11 (4.26%) Coaching
13 10 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (3.49%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.54%) SQL
2 36 (13.95%) C#
3 21 (8.14%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.10%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.10%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.33%) Java
7 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.55%) Python
8 4 (1.55%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) VB6
9 1 (0.39%) X++
9 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (7.36%) Degree
2 16 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.10%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.71%) PMP
7 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.33%) MCSE
8 5 (1.94%) CISSP
9 3 (1.16%) MCP
9 3 (1.16%) MCSD
9 3 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.78%) MCITP
10 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.39%) MCSA
11 1 (0.39%) CCIE
11 1 (0.39%) ISEB
11 1 (0.39%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 65 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.36%) Xen
4 18 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.49%) Terminal Server
6 8 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.55%) XenApp
7 4 (1.55%) XenServer
7 4 (1.55%) vSphere
7 4 (1.55%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.78%) vCloud
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (7.36%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.10%) SCCM
2 8 (3.10%) ARCserve
3 6 (2.33%) SCOM
4 5 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 102 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.32%) Citrix
3 53 (20.54%) VMware
4 36 (13.95%) HP
5 30 (11.63%) Oracle
6 28 (10.85%) SAP
7 22 (8.53%) Symantec
8 18 (6.98%) Cisco
9 17 (6.59%) Hitachi
10 12 (4.65%) IBM
11 10 (3.88%) ESRI
12 9 (3.49%) Nintex
13 8 (3.10%) Veeam
13 8 (3.10%) Business Objects
14 7 (2.71%) EMC
14 7 (2.71%) CA
14 7 (2.71%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.94%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.94%) MobileIron
16 4 (1.55%) Lumension
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