The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 481 422 332
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -90
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 103 133 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 1.59% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 157
Average daily rate
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£399 £398 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £291 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £393 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
SharePoint Server
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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
9362 8375 9223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.74% 17.64% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5822 5122 5256
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 341 472
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in England

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server across the England region.

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

SharePoint Server
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 Server within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 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 +19 48 £411 -3.23% 20
South East -40 30 £301 -29.21% 5
South West -28 11 £364 -6.73% 3
North West -6 5 £375 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +3 3 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 3 £315 - 1
East of England -26 2 £398 -9.08% 3
West Midlands -24 1 £338 +22.72% 4
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SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 190 (83.70%) SharePoint
2 108 (47.58%) .NET
3 100 (44.05%) SQL Server
4 99 (43.61%) Microsoft
5 88 (38.77%) C#
6 87 (38.33%) Windows
7 77 (33.92%) ASP.NET
8 72 (31.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 70 (30.84%) Security Cleared
10 68 (29.96%) SQL
11 64 (28.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 55 (24.23%) SC Cleared
13 51 (22.47%) MS Office
13 51 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 48 (21.15%) JavaScript
15 42 (18.50%) Visual Studio
15 42 (18.50%) CSS
16 41 (18.06%) PowerShell
17 40 (17.62%) WCF
17 40 (17.62%) SQL Server 2005
18 39 (17.18%) HTML
18 39 (17.18%) Active Directory
19 37 (16.30%) Web Services
19 37 (16.30%) XML
20 36 (15.86%) MS Excel
20 36 (15.86%) Workflow
21 35 (15.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
21 35 (15.42%) jQuery
22 34 (14.98%) T-SQL
23 33 (14.54%) Windows Server 2008

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 190 (83.70%) SharePoint
2 72 (31.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 64 (28.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (11.89%) IIS
5 19 (8.37%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (7.49%) MS Exchange
7 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.20%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.32%) Lync
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Foundation
10 3 (1.32%) CMS
11 2 (0.88%) Documentum
11 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (22.47%) MS Office
2 36 (15.86%) MS Excel
3 28 (12.33%) InfoPath
4 6 (2.64%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) assyst
4 1 (0.44%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) LDAP
1 12 (5.29%) Firewall
2 11 (4.85%) Intranet
3 10 (4.41%) Extranet
3 10 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.96%) DNS
5 8 (3.52%) SAN
6 7 (3.08%) SMTP
6 7 (3.08%) LAN
7 3 (1.32%) VoIP
8 2 (0.88%) Internet
8 2 (0.88%) DHCP
8 2 (0.88%) WAN
8 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.88%) NAS
9 1 (0.44%) Network Security
9 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (17.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 31 (13.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (8.81%) IDOL
5 13 (5.73%) OLAP
6 12 (5.29%) DTS
7 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.08%) PerformancePoint
9 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.32%) MS Access
13 3 (1.32%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (18.50%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (3.52%) NUnit
5 7 (3.08%) FxCop
6 5 (2.20%) WinRunner
6 5 (2.20%) TestDirector
6 5 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.32%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 17 (7.49%) Finance
2 10 (4.41%) Advertising
3 5 (2.20%) Marketing
3 5 (2.20%) Legal
4 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Law
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (43.17%) Developer
2 80 (35.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 28 (12.33%) Consultant
4 27 (11.89%) SharePoint Consultant
5 25 (11.01%) Administrator
6 23 (10.13%) Architect
7 21 (9.25%) SharePoint Administrator
8 13 (5.73%) SharePoint Architect
9 11 (4.85%) Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) Designer
11 9 (3.96%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
11 9 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.52%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (2.64%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.64%) SharePoint Designer
15 5 (2.20%) Senior SharePoint Developer
15 5 (2.20%) Test Analyst
15 5 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
16 4 (1.76%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (47.58%) .NET
2 77 (33.92%) ASP.NET
3 42 (18.50%) CSS
4 40 (17.62%) WCF
5 39 (17.18%) HTML
6 37 (16.30%) Web Services
6 37 (16.30%) XML
7 35 (15.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 35 (15.42%) jQuery
8 26 (11.45%) .NET Framework
9 24 (10.57%) XSLT
10 17 (7.49%) Ajax
11 13 (5.73%) Silverlight
12 11 (4.85%) WF
13 8 (3.52%) HTML5
14 7 (3.08%) WPF
14 7 (3.08%) XHTML
14 7 (3.08%) SOAP
15 6 (2.64%) CSS3
15 6 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.61%) Clustering
2 15 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.08%) User Experience
5 5 (2.20%) Replication
6 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.76%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.76%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.76%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.32%) Open Source
7 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) Blog
8 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 87 (38.33%) Windows
2 51 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (14.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.20%) AIX
6 5 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.76%) UNIX
8 2 (0.88%) Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.86%) Workflow
2 31 (13.66%) Migration
2 31 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.33%) Web Development
4 21 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.25%) Document Management
5 16 (7.05%) ITIL
6 13 (5.73%) MVC
7 11 (4.85%) OO
8 10 (4.41%) Release Management
9 9 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (3.96%) Change Management
9 9 (3.96%) RUP
10 8 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.52%) Information Architecture
10 8 (3.52%) Change Control
11 7 (3.08%) Content Management
11 7 (3.08%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.08%) Logistics
11 7 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (38.77%) C#
2 68 (29.96%) SQL
3 48 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.06%) PowerShell
5 34 (14.98%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.08%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.64%) Java
7 6 (2.64%) C++
7 6 (2.64%) C
8 4 (1.76%) VB
8 4 (1.76%) XPath
9 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) ABAP
9 2 (0.88%) VBA
9 2 (0.88%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) X++
10 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 70 (30.84%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.23%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.29%) Degree
5 8 (3.52%) MCTS
5 8 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.64%) MCITP
7 5 (2.20%) ISEB
8 4 (1.76%) MCSA
9 3 (1.32%) MCP
10 2 (0.88%) CCNP
10 2 (0.88%) CCA
10 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.44%) CCVP
11 1 (0.44%) MCSE
11 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (17.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.08%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.32%) XenApp
7 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) SCCM
2 5 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.20%) SCOM
2 5 (2.20%) Netcool
2 5 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (2.20%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.33%) Citrix
3 20 (8.81%) Meridio
4 18 (7.93%) VMware
5 12 (5.29%) Oracle
6 5 (2.20%) 3PAR
6 5 (2.20%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (2.20%) SAP
6 5 (2.20%) McAfee
6 5 (2.20%) Veritas
6 5 (2.20%) Adobe
6 5 (2.20%) CA
6 5 (2.20%) Cisco
6 5 (2.20%) HP
7 4 (1.76%) EMC
7 4 (1.76%) Symantec
7 4 (1.76%) Altiris
8 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.32%) Nintex
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