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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 505 412 379
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -33
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 67 154 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.84% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 89 64
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£400 £367 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £170 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +124.48%
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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
8813 8354 7504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.67% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5074 4353
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 294 381
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -55 35 £388 +7.56% 8
London -15 17 £368 -0.67% 7
South West -18 4 £415 +3.75% 5
West Midlands -15 3 £100 -69.25% 1
Yorkshire -34 3 - - 2
North West -18 2 £470 +34.28% 2
East Midlands - 2 £475 - 2
North East - 1 £413 -
East of England - - - -
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SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 100 (78.13%) SharePoint
2 83 (64.84%) Microsoft
3 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 45 (35.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 44 (34.38%) Windows
6 40 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 40 (31.25%) .NET
7 36 (28.13%) SQL
8 31 (24.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 30 (23.44%) Active Directory
10 29 (22.66%) CSS
11 28 (21.88%) HTML
11 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (21.09%) Security Cleared
13 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
14 24 (18.75%) C#
14 24 (18.75%) MS Office
15 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
16 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET
18 19 (14.84%) Web Services
18 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (14.84%) VMware
19 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
19 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (12.50%) Intranet
20 16 (12.50%) jQuery
20 16 (12.50%) Firewall
20 16 (12.50%) Migration

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 100 (78.13%) SharePoint
2 45 (35.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (24.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (9.38%) MS Exchange
5 11 (8.59%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (8.59%) IIS
6 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.91%) Lync
8 4 (3.13%) CMS
9 3 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (2.34%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.56%) Apache
10 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.56%) Content Management Server
10 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.56%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.78%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.78%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 24 (18.75%) MS Office
3 13 (10.16%) InfoPath
4 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.34%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.78%) MS Project
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Office 365
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) Intranet
1 16 (12.50%) Firewall
2 7 (5.47%) Internet
3 6 (4.69%) SAN
3 6 (4.69%) LAN
3 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.91%) SMTP
5 4 (3.13%) WAN
6 3 (2.34%) DNS
6 3 (2.34%) Extranet
7 2 (1.56%) VLAN
7 2 (1.56%) DHCP
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) SSH
8 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
7 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.13%) IDOL
9 4 (3.13%) OLAP
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.56%) MS Access
12 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.78%) DTS
12 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.81%) StarTeam
3 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.78%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.78%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) Consultant
3 23 (17.97%) Architect
4 19 (14.84%) SharePoint Developer
5 18 (14.06%) SharePoint Consultant
6 14 (10.94%) SharePoint Architect
7 13 (10.16%) Administrator
8 11 (8.59%) Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Consultant
12 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
13 3 (2.34%) Change Manager
13 3 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (2.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 2 (1.56%) Applications Architect
14 2 (1.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.25%) .NET
2 29 (22.66%) CSS
3 28 (21.88%) HTML
4 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET
4 19 (14.84%) Web Services
5 16 (12.50%) jQuery
6 14 (10.94%) XML
7 10 (7.81%) XSLT
8 9 (7.03%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.03%) Application Packaging
9 7 (5.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 7 (5.47%) XSL
10 6 (4.69%) WCF
11 5 (3.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (3.13%) REST
12 4 (3.13%) WPF
13 3 (2.34%) Ajax
13 3 (2.34%) XHTML
13 3 (2.34%) Middleware
13 3 (2.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) PKI
4 4 (3.13%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.34%) Blog
5 3 (2.34%) Open Source
5 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.34%) Replication
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) VLE
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Psychology
7 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.38%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.81%) Linux
6 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.34%) UNIX
8 2 (1.56%) Solaris
8 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (12.50%) Migration
3 13 (10.16%) CRM
3 13 (10.16%) Workflow
4 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.81%) ITIL
5 10 (7.81%) Content Management
6 9 (7.03%) Information Architecture
7 8 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.47%) MVC
8 7 (5.47%) B2B
9 6 (4.69%) Project Management
9 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.91%) Web Development
10 5 (3.91%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (3.13%) Information Management
11 4 (3.13%) Document Management
11 4 (3.13%) Change Management
11 4 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) SQL
2 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
3 24 (18.75%) C#
4 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
5 14 (10.94%) VB
6 11 (8.59%) VBScript
7 7 (5.47%) Java
8 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) XPath
11 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.81%) Degree
4 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.91%) MCSE
6 4 (3.13%) MCITP
7 3 (2.34%) MCTS
8 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCT
9 1 (0.78%) ISEB
9 1 (0.78%) MCPD
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.91%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.91%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.56%) SCOM
7 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.78%) Netcool
7 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (64.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) VMware
3 15 (11.72%) Oracle
4 10 (7.81%) Citrix
4 10 (7.81%) Borland
5 6 (4.69%) McAfee
6 5 (3.91%) Symantec
6 5 (3.91%) HP
6 5 (3.91%) Altiris
6 5 (3.91%) CA
7 4 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.34%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.34%) Meridio
8 3 (2.34%) Lotus
9 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.56%) Brocade
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.56%) Sun
10 1 (0.78%) Veritas
10 1 (0.78%) Sybase
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