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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1851 1917 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 4.04% 4.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.83% 22.44% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1226 1254
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 90 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £36.21 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%
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
9334 8543 8702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.94% 18.02% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5317 4987
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 374 430
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -6 829 £378 -5.62% 213
South East +2 425 £400 +14.28% 99
South West -7 130 £365 +4.43% 35
West Midlands -11 94 £375 -6.25% 47
North West -19 92 £325 -7.14% 51
East of England -5 88 £380 +8.57% 36
Yorkshire -5 88 £325 +23.80% 44
East Midlands -13 53 £375 +100.00% 12
North East -7 39 £325 -7.77% 17
Midlands +1 9 - - 3
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1434 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 928 (24.14%) .NET
3 894 (23.26%) Windows
4 837 (21.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 826 (21.49%) SQL Server
6 825 (21.46%) SQL
7 802 (20.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 783 (20.37%) MS Excel
9 728 (18.94%) C#
10 711 (18.50%) Finance
11 529 (13.76%) HTML
12 504 (13.11%) Active Directory
13 487 (12.67%) Project Management
14 485 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
15 484 (12.59%) JavaScript
16 460 (11.97%) MS Office
17 454 (11.81%) ASP.NET
18 440 (11.45%) CSS
19 406 (10.56%) Security Cleared
20 370 (9.63%) Migration
21 355 (9.24%) CRM
22 354 (9.21%) ITIL
23 343 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
24 338 (8.79%) VMware
25 303 (7.88%) MS Exchange
26 297 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
27 287 (7.47%) PRINCE2
28 283 (7.36%) SC Cleared
29 272 (7.08%) jQuery
29 272 (7.08%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 837 (21.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 802 (20.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 303 (7.88%) MS Exchange
4 258 (6.71%) Lync
5 190 (4.94%) IIS
6 167 (4.34%) BizTalk Server
7 155 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 143 (3.72%) SharePoint Server
9 107 (2.78%) CMS
10 91 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 88 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 55 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 46 (1.20%) MS Project Server
14 38 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
15 36 (0.94%) IBM Notes
16 33 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 31 (0.81%) Umbraco
18 28 (0.73%) Apache
19 26 (0.68%) WebSphere
20 23 (0.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 783 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 460 (11.97%) MS Office
3 257 (6.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 242 (6.30%) MS Project
5 181 (4.71%) MS Visio
6 139 (3.62%) InfoPath
7 48 (1.25%) Photoshop
8 45 (1.17%) PowerPivot
9 21 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.21%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.078%) DOC1
13 3 (0.078%) Mingle
13 3 (0.078%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.052%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.052%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 297 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.26%) SAP PS
7 9 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.18%) CA Clarity
8 7 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
9 6 (0.16%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.13%) Tridion
11 4 (0.10%) Misys Midas
11 4 (0.10%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.078%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (0.078%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.052%) ION MarketView
13 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS R12
13 2 (0.052%) SAP ECC
13 2 (0.052%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 266 (6.92%) Office 365
2 105 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (0.75%) SaaS
5 11 (0.29%) IaaS
6 9 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.21%) PaaS
8 7 (0.18%) GitHub
9 3 (0.078%) Force.com
10 2 (0.052%) Taleo
11 1 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 263 (6.84%) Intranet
2 181 (4.71%) DNS
3 139 (3.62%) Firewall
4 122 (3.17%) SAN
5 99 (2.58%) Internet
6 90 (2.34%) DHCP
7 77 (2.00%) VPN
8 73 (1.90%) TCP/IP
9 71 (1.85%) LAN
10 70 (1.82%) WAN
11 45 (1.17%) VoIP
12 39 (1.01%) Extranet
13 37 (0.96%) Wireless
14 35 (0.91%) LDAP
15 33 (0.86%) MPLS
15 33 (0.86%) NAS
16 31 (0.81%) HTTP
17 27 (0.70%) VLAN
17 27 (0.70%) Cisco PIX
18 23 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 269 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 221 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 172 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 130 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 104 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 93 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 81 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (1.38%) Relational Database
10 40 (1.04%) MS Access
10 40 (1.04%) QlikView
11 39 (1.01%) EDRMS
12 32 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 31 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
14 29 (0.75%) OLAP
15 27 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 25 (0.65%) Microsoft Power View
17 21 (0.55%) RDBMS
18 18 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 272 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 178 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (0.83%) JIRA
4 22 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
5 21 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 20 (0.52%) NUnit
7 16 (0.42%) Subversion
8 14 (0.36%) MSTest
9 13 (0.34%) MSBuild
9 13 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (0.29%) Selenium
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.18%) FxCop
12 7 (0.18%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 5 (0.13%) Serena SBM
14 5 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 711 (18.50%) Finance
2 231 (6.01%) Banking
3 115 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 109 (2.84%) Advertising
5 91 (2.37%) Publishing
6 84 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 84 (2.19%) Marketing
7 63 (1.64%) Legal
8 46 (1.20%) Retail
9 37 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 33 (0.86%) Law
11 29 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.65%) Back Office
14 23 (0.60%) Military
15 20 (0.52%) Local Government
16 17 (0.44%) Front Office
17 15 (0.39%) Billing
18 14 (0.36%) French Language
19 12 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1043 (27.13%) Developer
2 741 (19.28%) Analyst
3 580 (15.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 339 (8.82%) Architect
5 330 (8.58%) Consultant
6 221 (5.75%) Project Manager
6 221 (5.75%) Business Analyst
7 176 (4.58%) Administrator
8 166 (4.32%) SharePoint Consultant
9 130 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 124 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
11 116 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 109 (2.84%) SharePoint Architect
13 90 (2.34%) Coordinator
14 85 (2.21%) CRM Developer
15 84 (2.19%) Support Engineer
16 81 (2.11%) SharePoint Administrator
17 77 (2.00%) Technical Architect
18 70 (1.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 67 (1.74%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 928 (24.14%) .NET
2 529 (13.76%) HTML
3 454 (11.81%) ASP.NET
4 440 (11.45%) CSS
5 272 (7.08%) jQuery
6 221 (5.75%) XML
7 204 (5.31%) Web Services
8 191 (4.97%) WCF
9 147 (3.82%) .NET Framework
10 124 (3.23%) HTML5
11 106 (2.76%) XSLT
12 80 (2.08%) Ajax
13 56 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 52 (1.35%) CSS3
15 47 (1.22%) REST
16 44 (1.14%) Application Packaging
17 42 (1.09%) SOAP
18 38 (0.99%) WF
19 37 (0.96%) Silverlight
20 36 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 272 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (3.75%) Clustering
3 112 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 89 (2.32%) Blackberry
5 71 (1.85%) User Experience
6 59 (1.53%) NHS
7 53 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 52 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 52 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 42 (1.09%) Social Media
10 41 (1.07%) Replication
11 40 (1.04%) Wiki
12 33 (0.86%) Visualisation
13 31 (0.81%) PMI
14 29 (0.75%) Open Source
15 28 (0.73%) PKI
16 26 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (0.65%) iPad
18 24 (0.62%) Taxonomies
19 22 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 894 (23.26%) Windows
2 343 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 218 (5.67%) Windows 7
5 161 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (2.55%) Windows XP
7 94 (2.45%) Linux
8 76 (1.98%) UNIX
9 52 (1.35%) Solaris
10 47 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (0.96%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 18 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (0.31%) Android
15 11 (0.29%) SUSE
16 7 (0.18%) HPUX
17 6 (0.16%) CentOS
17 6 (0.16%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.16%) AIX
18 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (12.67%) Project Management
2 485 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (9.63%) Migration
4 355 (9.24%) CRM
5 354 (9.21%) ITIL
6 287 (7.47%) PRINCE2
7 257 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
8 249 (6.48%) Workflow
9 232 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 190 (4.94%) Change Management
11 161 (4.19%) MVC
12 150 (3.90%) Document Management
13 134 (3.49%) Content Management
14 114 (2.97%) Business Analysis
15 109 (2.84%) Scrum
16 107 (2.78%) Service Delivery
17 106 (2.76%) Data Modelling
18 96 (2.50%) Mentoring
19 95 (2.47%) Service Management
20 92 (2.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 825 (21.46%) SQL
2 728 (18.94%) C#
3 484 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 268 (6.97%) PowerShell
5 132 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 101 (2.63%) VBA
7 93 (2.42%) Java
8 79 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 48 (1.25%) VB
10 40 (1.04%) C
11 39 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 33 (0.86%) VBScript
13 27 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.68%) Korn
15 24 (0.62%) PHP
16 23 (0.60%) Perl
17 19 (0.49%) Python
18 16 (0.42%) C++
19 14 (0.36%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 406 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 283 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 210 (5.46%) Degree
4 203 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 93 (2.42%) MCSE
6 68 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 61 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 60 (1.56%) MCITP
9 59 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 49 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 48 (1.25%) PMP
12 41 (1.07%) MCP
12 41 (1.07%) ISEB
13 39 (1.01%) MCTS
14 26 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 21 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (0.47%) MCSA
17 17 (0.44%) CISM
17 17 (0.44%) CISSP
18 15 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (3.82%) QA
2 106 (2.76%) SLA
3 30 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.31%) P3O
6 10 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.26%) COBIT
7 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) WAI
9 4 (0.10%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.078%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.078%) GxP
10 3 (0.078%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.052%) HL7
11 2 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.026%) GCP
12 1 (0.026%) GMP
12 1 (0.026%) WCAG
12 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 504 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 170 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 63 (1.64%) vSphere
5 57 (1.48%) XenApp
6 35 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 30 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 29 (0.75%) UAG
9 19 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.42%) XenServer
10 16 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (0.39%) ISA Server
12 13 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (0.23%) vCloud
14 9 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 7 (0.18%) NFS
15 7 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 131 (3.41%) SCCM
2 64 (1.66%) SCOM
3 26 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (0.68%) HP SIM
3 26 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 24 (0.62%) ARCserve
5 20 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 17 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 17 (0.44%) Puppet
8 15 (0.39%) Nagios
9 14 (0.36%) SCOrch
9 14 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 12 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 12 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.29%) Control-M
12 10 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
12 10 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1434 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 338 (8.79%) VMware
3 196 (5.10%) HP
4 183 (4.76%) Citrix
5 174 (4.53%) Oracle
6 164 (4.27%) Cisco
7 142 (3.69%) SAP
8 69 (1.80%) Remedy
9 61 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 60 (1.56%) IBM
11 53 (1.38%) Symantec
11 53 (1.38%) Nintex
12 47 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 45 (1.17%) Tableau
14 44 (1.14%) NetApp
15 41 (1.07%) EMC
16 38 (0.99%) Lotus
17 36 (0.94%) CA
18 35 (0.91%) Sitecore
18 35 (0.91%) Business Objects
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