The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1900 1774 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.85% 3.81% 3.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.48% 22.24% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1048 1223
Average daily rate
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£366 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 75 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.54 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -31.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.20 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.27%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8846 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.12% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4652 5326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 395 423
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in England

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in England

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in England

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in England

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SharePoint
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +2 865 £400 +0.94% 182
South East +2 370 £350 - 113
North West +9 134 £343 +7.45% 37
South West +5 128 £350 +4.47% 39
West Midlands -1 116 £323 -0.76% 39
East of England -12 103 £400 +14.28% 40
Yorkshire -7 73 £350 +12.00% 43
East Midlands 0 54 £350 +16.66% 25
North East +16 38 £325 +29.35% 18
Midlands +2 6 £175 -61.11% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SharePoint 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.

1 1482 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 1016 (25.57%) .NET
3 991 (24.94%) SQL Server
4 915 (23.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 862 (21.69%) Windows
6 859 (21.62%) SQL
7 843 (21.21%) MS Excel
8 798 (20.08%) Finance
9 733 (18.44%) C#
10 656 (16.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 551 (13.87%) Project Management
12 526 (13.24%) MS Office
13 515 (12.96%) ASP.NET
14 483 (12.15%) HTML
15 478 (12.03%) Active Directory
16 445 (11.20%) Security Cleared
17 443 (11.15%) JavaScript
18 406 (10.22%) ITIL
19 405 (10.19%) Migration
20 379 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 375 (9.44%) CSS
22 359 (9.03%) PRINCE2
23 343 (8.63%) SC Cleared
24 341 (8.58%) CRM
25 335 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
26 327 (8.23%) VMware
27 316 (7.95%) Visual Studio
28 299 (7.52%) MS Exchange
29 295 (7.42%) Intranet
30 290 (7.30%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SharePoint 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 915 (23.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 656 (16.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 299 (7.52%) MS Exchange
4 262 (6.59%) IIS
5 226 (5.69%) SharePoint Server
6 166 (4.18%) Lync
7 140 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 123 (3.10%) CMS
9 113 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
10 80 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 66 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 63 (1.59%) MS Project Server
13 57 (1.43%) IBM Notes
14 46 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 39 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
16 34 (0.86%) Documentum
17 29 (0.73%) WebSphere
17 29 (0.73%) WordPress
18 26 (0.65%) Drupal
18 26 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 843 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 526 (13.24%) MS Office
3 246 (6.19%) MS Project
4 235 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 171 (4.30%) InfoPath
6 158 (3.98%) MS Visio
7 63 (1.59%) PowerPivot
8 36 (0.91%) Photoshop
9 25 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.13%) ProjectWise
13 4 (0.10%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.075%) DOC1
15 2 (0.050%) SPSS
15 2 (0.050%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.025%) InDesign
16 1 (0.025%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 249 (6.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.40%) CA Clarity
4 14 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.18%) Maximo
8 7 (0.18%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.13%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.13%) Tridion
11 4 (0.10%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.10%) Misys Midas
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
12 3 (0.075%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 180 (4.53%) Office 365
2 60 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.58%) SaaS
4 19 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.40%) IaaS
6 15 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.13%) PaaS
7 5 (0.13%) Force.com
7 5 (0.13%) GitHub
8 2 (0.050%) Taleo
8 2 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 295 (7.42%) Intranet
2 157 (3.95%) Firewall
3 156 (3.93%) DNS
4 135 (3.40%) SAN
5 91 (2.29%) LAN
6 90 (2.26%) WAN
7 88 (2.21%) DHCP
8 83 (2.09%) Internet
9 78 (1.96%) TCP/IP
10 56 (1.41%) VPN
11 47 (1.18%) LDAP
12 43 (1.08%) Extranet
13 40 (1.01%) NAS
14 37 (0.93%) HTTP
15 35 (0.88%) Wireless
16 33 (0.83%) VoIP
17 25 (0.63%) SSL
18 24 (0.60%) VLAN
19 23 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
20 20 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (24.94%) SQL Server
2 379 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 290 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 214 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 185 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 159 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 134 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 102 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 80 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 53 (1.33%) PerformancePoint
11 46 (1.16%) MS Access
11 46 (1.16%) EDRMS
12 45 (1.13%) QlikView
13 44 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 43 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 42 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 41 (1.03%) OLAP
17 37 (0.93%) MySQL
18 30 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
19 26 (0.65%) DTS
Development Applications
1 316 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 178 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (0.63%) JIRA
4 22 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.53%) Subversion
6 19 (0.48%) NUnit
7 15 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (0.25%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.20%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (0.20%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.18%) FxCop
12 7 (0.18%) Xcode
13 6 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.15%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 5 (0.13%) Maven
14 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 798 (20.08%) Finance
2 232 (5.84%) Banking
3 98 (2.47%) Publishing
3 98 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 98 (2.47%) Marketing
4 73 (1.84%) Legal
5 69 (1.74%) Advertising
6 56 (1.41%) Retail
7 53 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 35 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 35 (0.88%) Law
10 31 (0.78%) Back Office
11 26 (0.65%) Local Government
12 22 (0.55%) Front Office
13 19 (0.48%) Billing
14 17 (0.43%) Military
15 12 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 1068 (26.87%) Developer
2 721 (18.14%) Analyst
3 584 (14.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 330 (8.30%) Consultant
5 291 (7.32%) Architect
6 260 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 236 (5.94%) Administrator
8 209 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 168 (4.23%) SharePoint Consultant
10 138 (3.47%) .NET Developer
11 131 (3.30%) SharePoint Administrator
12 119 (2.99%) Coordinator
13 105 (2.64%) Support Analyst
14 99 (2.49%) PMO Analyst
15 86 (2.16%) SharePoint Architect
16 85 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 71 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
17 71 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 60 (1.51%) Support Engineer
19 59 (1.48%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1016 (25.57%) .NET
2 515 (12.96%) ASP.NET
3 483 (12.15%) HTML
4 375 (9.44%) CSS
5 271 (6.82%) XML
6 250 (6.29%) jQuery
7 237 (5.96%) Web Services
8 171 (4.30%) .NET Framework
9 170 (4.28%) WCF
10 118 (2.97%) XSLT
11 92 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 89 (2.24%) HTML5
13 84 (2.11%) Ajax
14 57 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 50 (1.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 49 (1.23%) MDX
16 49 (1.23%) WF
17 42 (1.06%) Middleware
17 42 (1.06%) SOAP
18 41 (1.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 136 (3.42%) Management Information System
2 89 (2.24%) Clustering
3 85 (2.14%) Blackberry
4 59 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 58 (1.46%) NHS
6 49 (1.23%) Replication
7 44 (1.11%) Social Media
8 38 (0.96%) Taxonomies
9 33 (0.83%) Wiki
10 32 (0.81%) PMI
10 32 (0.81%) CMDB
11 29 (0.73%) Open Source
12 28 (0.70%) FMCG
12 28 (0.70%) Hedge funds
13 27 (0.68%) PKI
14 25 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.60%) Thin Client
15 24 (0.60%) Fat Client
16 22 (0.55%) iPad
17 21 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 862 (21.69%) Windows
2 335 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 228 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 214 (5.39%) Windows 7
5 133 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (2.84%) Windows XP
7 88 (2.21%) Linux
8 84 (2.11%) UNIX
9 42 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 32 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.60%) Solaris
12 17 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 12 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.23%) Android
16 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.15%) CentOS
18 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.10%) VMS
18 4 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (13.87%) Project Management
2 406 (10.22%) ITIL
3 405 (10.19%) Migration
4 359 (9.03%) PRINCE2
5 341 (8.58%) CRM
6 290 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
7 250 (6.29%) Workflow
8 223 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 215 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (4.98%) Document Management
11 185 (4.66%) MVC
12 183 (4.60%) Change Management
13 153 (3.85%) Business Analysis
14 139 (3.50%) Content Management
15 115 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 110 (2.77%) Configuration Management
16 110 (2.77%) Scrum
16 110 (2.77%) Service Delivery
17 108 (2.72%) Web Development
18 104 (2.62%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 859 (21.62%) SQL
2 733 (18.44%) C#
3 443 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 267 (6.72%) PowerShell
5 151 (3.80%) Java
6 144 (3.62%) T-SQL
7 103 (2.59%) VB.NET
8 86 (2.16%) VBA
9 70 (1.76%) VB
10 66 (1.66%) C
11 47 (1.18%) PHP
12 44 (1.11%) Perl
13 28 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 22 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.45%) VBScript
16 15 (0.38%) Python
17 14 (0.35%) C++
18 10 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 7 (0.18%) Bash Shell
20 6 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 445 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 343 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 246 (6.19%) Degree
4 178 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (2.06%) MCSE
6 75 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 69 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 61 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 59 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 55 (1.38%) MCITP
11 48 (1.21%) MCP
12 42 (1.06%) PMP
13 38 (0.96%) ISEB
14 33 (0.83%) MCTS
15 22 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 19 (0.48%) MCSA
16 19 (0.48%) CISSP
17 17 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 16 (0.40%) MCSD
19 14 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (3.32%) QA
2 90 (2.26%) SLA
3 56 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.50%) P3O
7 14 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.20%) HL7
10 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.075%) EMIR
11 3 (0.075%) GCP
11 3 (0.075%) GxP
12 2 (0.050%) COBIT
12 2 (0.050%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.050%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.050%) Basel III
13 1 (0.025%) FATCA
13 1 (0.025%) CRD IV
System Software
1 478 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 184 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.33%) XenApp
5 52 (1.31%) vSphere
6 46 (1.16%) VMware ESX
7 31 (0.78%) UAG
8 26 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 26 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 25 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.35%) XenServer
11 13 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.15%) Xen
14 6 (0.15%) Shibboleth
15 5 (0.13%) vCloud
15 5 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 119 (2.99%) SCCM
2 69 (1.74%) SCOM
3 45 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 39 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
6 20 (0.50%) ARCserve
7 18 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 17 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 15 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 12 (0.30%) Puppet
11 11 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.23%) HP SIM
13 9 (0.23%) SCSM
14 8 (0.20%) WSUS
15 7 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 7 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
15 7 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
16 6 (0.15%) Nagios
16 6 (0.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1482 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 327 (8.23%) VMware
3 238 (5.99%) Oracle
4 180 (4.53%) Citrix
5 149 (3.75%) Cisco
6 147 (3.70%) HP
7 137 (3.45%) SAP
8 60 (1.51%) Lotus
9 53 (1.33%) Remedy
10 52 (1.31%) IBM
11 51 (1.28%) NetApp
12 48 (1.21%) Symantec
12 48 (1.21%) Business Objects
13 46 (1.16%) Adobe
14 40 (1.01%) Nintex
15 38 (0.96%) Sitecore
16 34 (0.86%) Dell
17 33 (0.83%) CheckPoint
17 33 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
18 30 (0.75%) Open Text
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Rate: From £150 to £170 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Neg
Posted: 21 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Remit Resources
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Glastonbury, Somerset
British Solar Renewables
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday