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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 517 402 394
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 62 160 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 1.89% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 83 64
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£363 £340 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £253 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.54%
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
9291 8473 7532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.29% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5785 5283 4315
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 303 405
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
London -37 22 £419 +21.37% 11
South East -49 16 £419 +34.00% 4
South West 0 8 £381 +1.66% 2
East of England +8 6 £263 -29.53% 2
Yorkshire -16 5 - - 3
West Midlands -25 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
North West -22 1 - - 1
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SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 105 (77.21%) SharePoint
2 86 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.29%) Windows
4 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
5 41 (30.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
7 36 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 34 (25.00%) SQL
9 33 (24.26%) .NET
10 30 (22.06%) HTML
11 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (20.59%) Security Cleared
12 28 (20.59%) CSS
13 26 (19.12%) JavaScript
13 26 (19.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
15 21 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (15.44%) VMware
16 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (13.97%) C#
17 19 (13.97%) MS Office
17 19 (13.97%) MS Exchange
17 19 (13.97%) Firewall
17 19 (13.97%) InfoPath
18 18 (13.24%) Web Services
18 18 (13.24%) Oracle
19 16 (11.76%) ITIL
19 16 (11.76%) Intranet

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 105 (77.21%) SharePoint
2 41 (30.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (19.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (13.97%) MS Exchange
5 12 (8.82%) IIS
6 9 (6.62%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (5.15%) Lync
9 6 (4.41%) WebLogic
9 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.94%) Apache
10 4 (2.94%) CMS
10 4 (2.94%) MS Project Server
11 3 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (2.21%) JBoss
12 2 (1.47%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.74%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.97%) MS Office
2 19 (13.97%) InfoPath
3 5 (3.68%) MS Project
4 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.47%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.97%) Firewall
2 16 (11.76%) Intranet
3 9 (6.62%) LAN
4 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.88%) SAN
5 7 (5.15%) Internet
6 6 (4.41%) DNS
6 6 (4.41%) WAN
6 6 (4.41%) SMTP
7 4 (2.94%) DHCP
8 3 (2.21%) VPN
8 3 (2.21%) SSL
8 3 (2.21%) Extranet
8 3 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.21%) SSH
9 2 (1.47%) VLAN
10 1 (0.74%) VoIP
10 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.62%) PerformancePoint
4 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.47%) OLAP
10 2 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.74%) MS Access
11 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.74%) IDOL
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.35%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (10.29%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Advertising
3 3 (2.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (16.91%) Architect
1 23 (16.91%) Consultant
2 19 (13.97%) Developer
3 16 (11.76%) SharePoint Consultant
3 16 (11.76%) Administrator
4 15 (11.03%) SharePoint Architect
5 14 (10.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) SharePoint Administrator
8 7 (5.15%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (2.94%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
12 3 (2.21%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.21%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
12 3 (2.21%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.21%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.26%) .NET
2 30 (22.06%) HTML
3 28 (20.59%) CSS
4 18 (13.24%) Web Services
5 16 (11.76%) jQuery
6 15 (11.03%) Application Packaging
6 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.09%) XSLT
8 10 (7.35%) Middleware
8 10 (7.35%) XML
9 9 (6.62%) XSL
10 7 (5.15%) J2EE
11 6 (4.41%) WCF
12 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.94%) Entity Framework
13 4 (2.94%) REST
14 3 (2.21%) WPF
15 2 (1.47%) JSP
15 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
16 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Taxonomies
3 7 (5.15%) PKI
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) Open Source
5 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) Replication
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) User Experience
6 3 (2.21%) Blog
7 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.47%) VLE
8 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) Psychology
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.29%) Windows
2 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 14 (10.29%) Linux
6 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.41%) Solaris
8 5 (3.68%) UNIX
9 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.76%) ITIL
3 14 (10.29%) CRM
3 14 (10.29%) Migration
3 14 (10.29%) Content Management
4 12 (8.82%) Workflow
5 11 (8.09%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.35%) Information Architecture
7 9 (6.62%) B2B
7 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.88%) Information Management
9 6 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.41%) Network Management
9 6 (4.41%) Release Management
10 5 (3.68%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.68%) MVC
10 5 (3.68%) Project Management
10 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) SQL
2 26 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.97%) C#
4 14 (10.29%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.82%) VB
6 10 (7.35%) VBScript
6 10 (7.35%) Java
7 4 (2.94%) PHP
8 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) X++
10 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.82%) Degree
5 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.68%) MCSE
7 4 (2.94%) MCITP
8 3 (2.21%) MCTS
9 2 (1.47%) MCPD
9 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.74%) MCP
10 1 (0.74%) MCT
10 1 (0.74%) CCNP
10 1 (0.74%) ISEB
10 1 (0.74%) CCA
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) P3O
4 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.41%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (8.09%) SCCM
2 6 (4.41%) ARCserve
2 6 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.21%) SCOM
4 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 86 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.44%) VMware
3 18 (13.24%) Oracle
4 13 (9.56%) Citrix
5 10 (7.35%) Borland
6 7 (5.15%) HP
7 6 (4.41%) Symantec
7 6 (4.41%) McAfee
7 6 (4.41%) Altiris
7 6 (4.41%) CA
7 6 (4.41%) Sun
8 5 (3.68%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco
9 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.47%) Meridio
11 2 (1.47%) Brocade
11 2 (1.47%) Cognos
12 1 (0.74%) Sybase
12 1 (0.74%) Veritas