The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Foundation over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 571 567 577
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.021% 0.047% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£395 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £381 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9342 8471 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.54% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5722 5119 5535
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 351 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

SharePoint Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SharePoint Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in England

SharePoint Foundation
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Trend in England

SharePoint Foundation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the England region over the 3 months to 16 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
London +18 2 £395 +1.93%
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
SharePoint Foundation
UK

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) CAML
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) XML

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) CAML
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) MSF
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft