The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 553 519 560
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +41
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.045% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £500 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £363 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate - £344 £300
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8844 7556 9097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.50% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4337 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 391 415
Average hourly rate £18.10 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint Foundation
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SharePoint Foundation Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
SharePoint Foundation
UK

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (55.56%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
6 4 (44.44%) Content Management
6 4 (44.44%) Workflow
6 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (33.33%) HTML

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Consultant
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (11.11%) WF
7 1 (11.11%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft