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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 49 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1907 1801 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.86% 3.87% 3.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.63% 22.45% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1059 1223
Average daily rate
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£370 £370 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 83 71
Average hourly rate £19.25 £22.54 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% -32.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.35%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8816 8021 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.24% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5312 4651 5282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 417 426
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +2 861 £400 - 192
South East +1 368 £350 - 116
North West +3 136 £335 +11.66% 37
South West 0 132 £350 +2.94% 40
West Midlands -1 117 £320 -8.57% 43
East of England -18 108 £395 +12.85% 53
Yorkshire -4 74 £350 +12.00% 44
East Midlands -1 55 £350 +16.66% 32
North East +16 37 £325 +29.35% 17
Midlands +3 6 £175 -58.82%
South Coast - 1 - -
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 1481 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 1024 (25.87%) .NET
3 996 (25.16%) SQL Server
4 921 (23.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 851 (21.50%) Windows
6 846 (21.37%) SQL
7 832 (21.02%) MS Excel
8 797 (20.14%) Finance
9 737 (18.62%) C#
10 650 (16.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 556 (14.05%) Project Management
12 526 (13.29%) MS Office
13 520 (13.14%) ASP.NET
14 489 (12.35%) HTML
15 475 (12.00%) Active Directory
16 453 (11.45%) JavaScript
17 436 (11.02%) Security Cleared
18 403 (10.18%) ITIL
19 395 (9.98%) Migration
20 382 (9.65%) CSS
21 380 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 350 (8.84%) PRINCE2
23 343 (8.67%) CRM
24 331 (8.36%) SC Cleared
25 329 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
26 324 (8.19%) VMware
27 320 (8.08%) Visual Studio
28 297 (7.50%) MS Exchange
29 294 (7.43%) Intranet
30 291 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 921 (23.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 650 (16.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 297 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 264 (6.67%) IIS
5 230 (5.81%) SharePoint Server
6 162 (4.09%) Lync
7 139 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 123 (3.11%) CMS
9 114 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
10 77 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
11 68 (1.72%) MS Project Server
12 66 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 57 (1.44%) IBM Notes
14 44 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 39 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
16 34 (0.86%) Documentum
17 29 (0.73%) WebSphere
17 29 (0.73%) WordPress
18 26 (0.66%) Drupal
19 25 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 832 (21.02%) MS Excel
2 526 (13.29%) MS Office
3 244 (6.16%) MS Project
4 234 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 172 (4.35%) InfoPath
6 156 (3.94%) MS Visio
7 62 (1.57%) PowerPivot
8 37 (0.93%) 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 (0.076%) DOC1
15 2 (0.051%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.051%) SPSS
16 1 (0.025%) InDesign
16 1 (0.025%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 252 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.40%) CA Clarity
4 14 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.18%) Maximo
7 7 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.13%) Tridion
9 5 (0.13%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 5 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.10%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.076%) Misys Midas
11 3 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.076%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 176 (4.45%) Office 365
2 59 (1.49%) 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%) Force.com
7 5 (0.13%) PaaS
7 5 (0.13%) GitHub
8 2 (0.051%) Taleo
8 2 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 294 (7.43%) Intranet
2 157 (3.97%) Firewall
3 152 (3.84%) DNS
4 139 (3.51%) SAN
5 91 (2.30%) LAN
6 90 (2.27%) WAN
7 86 (2.17%) DHCP
8 83 (2.10%) Internet
9 75 (1.89%) TCP/IP
10 55 (1.39%) VPN
11 47 (1.19%) LDAP
12 43 (1.09%) Extranet
13 41 (1.04%) NAS
14 38 (0.96%) HTTP
15 35 (0.88%) Wireless
16 33 (0.83%) VoIP
17 25 (0.63%) SSL
18 24 (0.61%) VLAN
19 23 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
20 18 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 380 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 291 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 215 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 187 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 161 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 135 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
8 103 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 84 (2.12%) Relational Database
10 53 (1.34%) PerformancePoint
11 48 (1.21%) EDRMS
12 47 (1.19%) MS Access
13 45 (1.14%) QlikView
13 45 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 44 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 43 (1.09%) OLAP
16 42 (1.06%) RDBMS
17 36 (0.91%) MySQL
18 30 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
19 26 (0.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 320 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 178 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (0.66%) JIRA
4 22 (0.56%) 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 10 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (0.25%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.20%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.18%) Xcode
11 7 (0.18%) FxCop
12 6 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (0.15%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 5 (0.13%) Maven
13 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 797 (20.14%) Finance
2 233 (5.89%) Banking
3 102 (2.58%) Marketing
4 99 (2.50%) Publishing
5 98 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 72 (1.82%) Legal
7 67 (1.69%) Advertising
8 58 (1.47%) Retail
9 54 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 42 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (0.88%) Law
12 31 (0.78%) Back Office
13 26 (0.66%) Local Government
14 22 (0.56%) Front Office
15 19 (0.48%) Military
16 18 (0.45%) Billing
17 12 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 1069 (27.01%) Developer
2 716 (18.09%) Analyst
3 585 (14.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 331 (8.36%) Consultant
5 291 (7.35%) Architect
6 263 (6.64%) Project Manager
7 237 (5.99%) Administrator
8 209 (5.28%) Business Analyst
9 169 (4.27%) SharePoint Consultant
10 143 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 133 (3.36%) SharePoint Administrator
12 116 (2.93%) Coordinator
13 105 (2.65%) Support Analyst
14 99 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
15 86 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 85 (2.15%) SharePoint Architect
17 71 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 71 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
18 59 (1.49%) Support Engineer
19 58 (1.47%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1024 (25.87%) .NET
2 520 (13.14%) ASP.NET
3 489 (12.35%) HTML
4 382 (9.65%) CSS
5 283 (7.15%) XML
6 253 (6.39%) jQuery
7 238 (6.01%) Web Services
8 173 (4.37%) .NET Framework
8 173 (4.37%) WCF
9 123 (3.11%) XSLT
10 94 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 90 (2.27%) HTML5
12 87 (2.20%) Ajax
13 57 (1.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 51 (1.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 51 (1.29%) WF
15 50 (1.26%) MDX
16 45 (1.14%) Middleware
17 41 (1.04%) SOAP
17 41 (1.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 133 (3.36%) Management Information System
2 89 (2.25%) Clustering
3 82 (2.07%) Blackberry
4 59 (1.49%) NHS
5 58 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 49 (1.24%) Replication
7 45 (1.14%) Social Media
8 38 (0.96%) Taxonomies
9 33 (0.83%) Wiki
10 32 (0.81%) CMDB
10 32 (0.81%) PMI
11 29 (0.73%) FMCG
12 28 (0.71%) Hedge funds
12 28 (0.71%) Open Source
13 27 (0.68%) PKI
14 25 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.58%) Thin Client
15 23 (0.58%) Fat Client
16 21 (0.53%) Graphic Design
16 21 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 851 (21.50%) Windows
2 329 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 227 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 209 (5.28%) Windows 7
5 130 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (2.75%) Windows XP
7 89 (2.25%) UNIX
7 89 (2.25%) Linux
8 42 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 33 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.63%) Solaris
11 16 (0.40%) Windows Vista
12 12 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.23%) Android
15 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.15%) CentOS
17 4 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.10%) VMS
17 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (14.05%) Project Management
2 403 (10.18%) ITIL
3 395 (9.98%) Migration
4 350 (8.84%) PRINCE2
5 343 (8.67%) CRM
6 286 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 248 (6.27%) Workflow
8 222 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 220 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 199 (5.03%) Document Management
11 191 (4.83%) MVC
12 181 (4.57%) Change Management
13 152 (3.84%) Business Analysis
14 140 (3.54%) Content Management
15 117 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 112 (2.83%) Scrum
16 112 (2.83%) Configuration Management
17 110 (2.78%) Service Delivery
17 110 (2.78%) Web Development
18 105 (2.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 846 (21.37%) SQL
2 737 (18.62%) C#
3 453 (11.45%) JavaScript
4 267 (6.75%) PowerShell
5 153 (3.87%) Java
6 145 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 104 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 86 (2.17%) VBA
9 69 (1.74%) VB
10 65 (1.64%) C
11 46 (1.16%) PHP
12 43 (1.09%) Perl
13 30 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 22 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.45%) VBScript
16 14 (0.35%) Python
17 13 (0.33%) C++
18 10 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 7 (0.18%) Bash Shell
20 6 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 436 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 331 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 249 (6.29%) Degree
4 175 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (2.10%) MCSE
6 79 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 70 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 61 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 59 (1.49%) PMI Certification
10 55 (1.39%) MCITP
11 49 (1.24%) MCP
12 42 (1.06%) PMP
13 37 (0.93%) ISEB
14 32 (0.81%) MCTS
15 23 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 19 (0.48%) CISSP
16 19 (0.48%) MCSA
17 17 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.38%) MCSD
19 14 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (3.41%) QA
2 89 (2.25%) SLA
3 57 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.51%) P3O
7 14 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.20%) HL7
10 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.076%) GCP
12 3 (0.076%) GxP
12 3 (0.076%) EMIR
13 2 (0.051%) COBIT
13 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.051%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.051%) Basel III
14 1 (0.025%) FATCA
14 1 (0.025%) GMP
System Software
1 475 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 185 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.31%) XenApp
5 51 (1.29%) vSphere
6 47 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 31 (0.78%) UAG
8 27 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (0.66%) ISA Server
10 25 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 24 (0.61%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.35%) XenServer
13 13 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
15 9 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.15%) Xen
16 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.15%) Shibboleth
17 5 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 5 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 116 (2.93%) SCCM
2 67 (1.69%) SCOM
3 45 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 36 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 17 (0.43%) ARCserve
8 16 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (0.35%) SCOrch
10 12 (0.30%) Puppet
11 11 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.23%) SCSM
13 7 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
13 7 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 7 (0.18%) WSUS
13 7 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
14 6 (0.15%) Nagios
14 6 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1481 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 324 (8.19%) VMware
3 241 (6.09%) Oracle
4 179 (4.52%) Citrix
5 150 (3.79%) Cisco
6 141 (3.56%) HP
7 137 (3.46%) SAP
8 60 (1.52%) Lotus
9 52 (1.31%) IBM
10 51 (1.29%) NetApp
11 49 (1.24%) Business Objects
12 47 (1.19%) Adobe
12 47 (1.19%) Symantec
13 45 (1.14%) Remedy
14 42 (1.06%) Nintex
15 37 (0.93%) Sitecore
16 33 (0.83%) Dell
17 32 (0.81%) CheckPoint
18 31 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
19 29 (0.73%) McAfee
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