The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1985 1787 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.86% 3.71% 4.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.59% 21.06% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1095 1305
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £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 93 80 91
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -34.16%
SharePoint
UK

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
9195 8486 9600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.60% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5643 5132 5474
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 353 458
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +1 886 £400 +0.31% 203
South East +5 360 £375 +11.11% 116
South West +3 157 £375 +4.16% 51
North West -4 136 £328 +0.76% 56
West Midlands -8 119 £350 - 44
Yorkshire +8 96 £350 +18.64% 45
East of England -5 94 £413 +10.00% 39
North East +14 60 £325 +13.63% 12
East Midlands +4 60 £363 +61.11% 21
Midlands 0 5 - -
South Coast - - - -
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1490 (37.77%) Microsoft
2 990 (25.10%) .NET
3 936 (23.73%) SQL Server
4 907 (22.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 900 (22.81%) Windows
6 833 (21.12%) MS Excel
7 802 (20.33%) SQL
8 785 (19.90%) Finance
9 745 (18.88%) C#
10 740 (18.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 540 (13.69%) HTML
12 523 (13.26%) Project Management
13 519 (13.16%) ASP.NET
14 516 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
15 511 (12.95%) Active Directory
16 480 (12.17%) MS Office
17 452 (11.46%) JavaScript
18 423 (10.72%) Security Cleared
19 418 (10.60%) CSS
20 402 (10.19%) ITIL
21 352 (8.92%) Migration
22 349 (8.85%) PRINCE2
23 348 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 345 (8.75%) VMware
25 337 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
26 330 (8.37%) Visual Studio
27 318 (8.06%) SC Cleared
28 313 (7.93%) CRM
29 310 (7.86%) MS Exchange
30 297 (7.53%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 907 (22.99%) SharePoint 2010
2 740 (18.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 310 (7.86%) MS Exchange
4 242 (6.13%) IIS
5 204 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
6 188 (4.77%) Lync
7 167 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 135 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
9 102 (2.59%) CMS
10 79 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 71 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 64 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 51 (1.29%) IBM Notes
14 46 (1.17%) MS Project Server
15 44 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 39 (0.99%) Documentum
17 34 (0.86%) Umbraco
18 32 (0.81%) WebSphere
19 27 (0.68%) WordPress
20 25 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 833 (21.12%) MS Excel
2 480 (12.17%) MS Office
3 254 (6.44%) MS Project
4 250 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 173 (4.39%) MS Visio
6 170 (4.31%) InfoPath
7 52 (1.32%) PowerPivot
8 46 (1.17%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
12 5 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.13%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.076%) DOC1
14 2 (0.051%) ProjectWise
15 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.025%) CPLEX
15 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 245 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.41%) CA Clarity
5 15 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.25%) SAP PS
7 9 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.13%) Tridion
10 5 (0.13%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.10%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.10%) Misys Midas
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.076%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 239 (6.06%) Office 365
2 79 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (0.56%) SaaS
5 16 (0.41%) IaaS
5 16 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.20%) GitHub
7 6 (0.15%) Force.com
8 5 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.051%) Taleo
9 2 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 273 (6.92%) Intranet
2 179 (4.54%) DNS
3 153 (3.88%) Firewall
4 138 (3.50%) SAN
5 91 (2.31%) DHCP
6 88 (2.23%) Internet
7 80 (2.03%) LAN
8 77 (1.95%) WAN
9 74 (1.88%) TCP/IP
10 58 (1.47%) VPN
11 51 (1.29%) Extranet
12 44 (1.12%) LDAP
13 39 (0.99%) NAS
14 36 (0.91%) Wireless
14 36 (0.91%) HTTP
15 32 (0.81%) VoIP
16 26 (0.66%) SSL
17 25 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
18 23 (0.58%) VLAN
19 22 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 936 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 348 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 275 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 188 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 157 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 148 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 113 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 48 (1.22%) EDRMS
11 45 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
12 38 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 37 (0.94%) QlikView
14 35 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 34 (0.86%) OLAP
15 34 (0.86%) MS Access
16 26 (0.66%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
18 24 (0.61%) MySQL
19 23 (0.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 330 (8.37%) Visual Studio
2 161 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (0.94%) JIRA
4 24 (0.61%) NUnit
5 17 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.43%) Subversion
6 14 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 14 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (0.35%) MSBuild
7 12 (0.30%) Selenium
7 12 (0.30%) SoapUI
8 11 (0.28%) MSTest
8 11 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.18%) FxCop
10 7 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 785 (19.90%) Finance
2 224 (5.68%) Banking
3 105 (2.66%) Marketing
4 95 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 90 (2.28%) Advertising
6 85 (2.15%) Publishing
7 68 (1.72%) Legal
7 68 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 58 (1.47%) Retail
9 46 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.89%) Law
12 34 (0.86%) Back Office
13 32 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (0.58%) Military
14 23 (0.58%) Local Government
15 22 (0.56%) Front Office
16 15 (0.38%) Billing
17 13 (0.33%) Electronics
18 9 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1037 (26.29%) Developer
2 745 (18.88%) Analyst
3 609 (15.44%) SharePoint Developer
4 361 (9.15%) Consultant
5 310 (7.86%) Architect
6 244 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 233 (5.91%) Business Analyst
8 192 (4.87%) Administrator
9 180 (4.56%) SharePoint Consultant
10 126 (3.19%) .NET Developer
11 114 (2.89%) Support Analyst
12 112 (2.84%) PMO Analyst
13 105 (2.66%) SharePoint Architect
14 103 (2.61%) Coordinator
15 100 (2.53%) SharePoint Administrator
16 81 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 72 (1.83%) CRM Developer
18 71 (1.80%) Support Engineer
19 67 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
20 61 (1.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 990 (25.10%) .NET
2 540 (13.69%) HTML
3 519 (13.16%) ASP.NET
4 418 (10.60%) CSS
5 285 (7.22%) jQuery
6 253 (6.41%) XML
7 230 (5.83%) Web Services
8 199 (5.04%) WCF
9 179 (4.54%) .NET Framework
10 124 (3.14%) HTML5
11 119 (3.02%) XSLT
12 82 (2.08%) Ajax
13 77 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 56 (1.42%) WF
15 54 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 49 (1.24%) CSS3
17 48 (1.22%) Silverlight
17 48 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 45 (1.14%) REST
18 45 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 262 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 103 (2.61%) Clustering
4 83 (2.10%) Blackberry
5 59 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 56 (1.42%) NHS
7 49 (1.24%) User Experience
8 47 (1.19%) Replication
9 45 (1.14%) Social Media
10 37 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 37 (0.94%) Fat Client
11 33 (0.84%) Taxonomies
12 30 (0.76%) Visualisation
12 30 (0.76%) PMI
13 28 (0.71%) Wiki
14 27 (0.68%) CMDB
14 27 (0.68%) iPad
15 26 (0.66%) Open Source
16 25 (0.63%) FMCG
16 25 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 900 (22.81%) Windows
2 337 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 252 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (5.58%) Windows 7
5 147 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (2.61%) Windows XP
7 94 (2.38%) Linux
8 80 (2.03%) UNIX
9 49 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 27 (0.68%) Solaris
12 14 (0.35%) Android
13 13 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.33%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.15%) CentOS
17 5 (0.13%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (13.26%) Project Management
2 516 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
3 402 (10.19%) ITIL
4 352 (8.92%) Migration
5 349 (8.85%) PRINCE2
6 313 (7.93%) CRM
7 297 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
8 267 (6.77%) Workflow
9 239 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 191 (4.84%) Change Management
11 188 (4.77%) Document Management
12 171 (4.33%) MVC
13 146 (3.70%) Business Analysis
14 136 (3.45%) Content Management
15 112 (2.84%) Scrum
16 101 (2.56%) Programme Management
17 99 (2.51%) Service Delivery
18 98 (2.48%) Web Development
19 93 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
20 90 (2.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 802 (20.33%) SQL
2 745 (18.88%) C#
3 452 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 267 (6.77%) PowerShell
5 145 (3.68%) T-SQL
6 118 (2.99%) Java
7 88 (2.23%) VB.NET
8 80 (2.03%) VBA
9 61 (1.55%) VB
10 57 (1.44%) C
11 38 (0.96%) Perl
11 38 (0.96%) PHP
12 29 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 24 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 24 (0.61%) VBScript
14 17 (0.43%) C++
15 15 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.38%) Python
16 14 (0.35%) Korn
17 12 (0.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 423 (10.72%) Security Cleared
2 318 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 245 (6.21%) Degree
4 193 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (2.08%) MCSE
6 67 (1.70%) MCITP
6 67 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 67 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
7 62 (1.57%) PMI Certification
8 55 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 46 (1.17%) MCTS
10 45 (1.14%) PMP
11 37 (0.94%) MCP
12 30 (0.76%) ISEB
13 25 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (0.53%) MCSA
15 17 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (0.43%) CISSP
16 16 (0.41%) CISM
17 15 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.60%) QA
2 107 (2.71%) SLA
3 43 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.53%) P3O
6 14 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.20%) COBIT
8 8 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.13%) HL7
10 3 (0.076%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.051%) GxP
11 2 (0.051%) EMIR
11 2 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.025%) GCP
12 1 (0.025%) GMP
12 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 511 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 177 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 62 (1.57%) XenApp
5 52 (1.32%) vSphere
6 42 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 36 (0.91%) UAG
8 33 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 26 (0.66%) ISA Server
10 24 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.41%) XenServer
13 12 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.20%) NFS
15 7 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.15%) Xen
16 6 (0.15%) vCloud
17 5 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 130 (3.30%) SCCM
2 63 (1.60%) SCOM
3 41 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 31 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (0.71%) ARCserve
6 20 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 18 (0.46%) Puppet
8 17 (0.43%) HP SIM
9 16 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 15 (0.38%) NetBackup
11 14 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (0.35%) SCOrch
12 13 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 12 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (0.25%) Nagios
15 9 (0.23%) Control-M
16 8 (0.20%) WSUS
16 8 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
16 8 (0.20%) SCSM
16 8 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1490 (37.77%) Microsoft
2 345 (8.75%) VMware
3 220 (5.58%) Oracle
4 185 (4.69%) Citrix
5 177 (4.49%) HP
6 154 (3.90%) Cisco
7 146 (3.70%) SAP
8 70 (1.77%) Remedy
9 58 (1.47%) IBM
10 53 (1.34%) Lotus
11 52 (1.32%) NetApp
12 51 (1.29%) Symantec
13 46 (1.17%) Nintex
14 45 (1.14%) Red Hat
15 43 (1.09%) Business Objects
15 43 (1.09%) CheckPoint
16 41 (1.04%) Tableau
17 40 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
17 40 (1.01%) Cognos
18 39 (0.99%) Adobe
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