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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1668 1805 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.61% 4.06% 4.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.10% 22.94% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1072 1004
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 93
Average hourly rate £21.99 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.06%
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
8298 7867 7629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.95% 17.68% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 4772 4375
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 313 417
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -7 738 £400 -5.88% 266
South East -2 381 £388 +19.23% 112
West Midlands -1 112 £375 - 42
East of England +12 98 £400 +14.28% 35
North West -14 88 £325 - 57
Yorkshire -1 84 £350 +7.69% 36
South West -34 80 £345 -7.25% 57
East Midlands -2 44 £400 +128.57% 26
North East +1 40 £301 -10.20% 15
Midlands - - - - 2
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1418 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 863 (23.59%) Windows
3 857 (23.42%) .NET
4 793 (21.67%) SQL Server
5 791 (21.62%) SQL
6 781 (21.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 715 (19.54%) MS Excel
8 697 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 691 (18.88%) C#
10 664 (18.15%) Finance
11 498 (13.61%) Active Directory
12 478 (13.06%) HTML
13 476 (13.01%) JavaScript
14 471 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
15 446 (12.19%) CSS
16 429 (11.72%) MS Office
16 429 (11.72%) Project Management
17 425 (11.62%) Security Cleared
18 383 (10.47%) ASP.NET
19 382 (10.44%) CRM
19 382 (10.44%) Migration
20 369 (10.08%) ITIL
21 329 (8.99%) VMware
22 309 (8.44%) Dynamics CRM
23 305 (8.34%) Windows Server 2008
24 295 (8.06%) SC Cleared
25 288 (7.87%) Office 365
26 286 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 280 (7.65%) MS Exchange
28 267 (7.30%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 781 (21.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 697 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 280 (7.65%) MS Exchange
4 254 (6.94%) Lync
5 202 (5.52%) IIS
6 167 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
7 137 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 132 (3.61%) SharePoint Server
9 101 (2.76%) CMS
10 98 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 86 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 50 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 44 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 37 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 34 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
16 32 (0.87%) Apache
16 32 (0.87%) Documentum
17 28 (0.77%) IBM Notes
17 28 (0.77%) MS Project Server
18 24 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 715 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 429 (11.72%) MS Office
3 256 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 223 (6.09%) MS Project
5 184 (5.03%) MS Visio
6 112 (3.06%) InfoPath
7 39 (1.07%) PowerPivot
8 29 (0.79%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.22%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.14%) Mingle
13 2 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.055%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.027%) DOC1
14 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.027%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 309 (8.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 95 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.27%) SAP PS
6 7 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.14%) CA Clarity
8 5 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.11%) Endur
10 3 (0.082%) Maximo
10 3 (0.082%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.082%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (0.055%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.055%) SAP HR-PA
11 2 (0.055%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 288 (7.87%) Office 365
2 116 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.52%) SaaS
5 16 (0.44%) IaaS
6 11 (0.30%) PaaS
7 8 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.14%) GitHub
9 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.055%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 236 (6.45%) Intranet
2 139 (3.80%) DNS
3 123 (3.36%) Firewall
4 120 (3.28%) SAN
5 81 (2.21%) Internet
6 78 (2.13%) VPN
7 77 (2.10%) DHCP
8 76 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 70 (1.91%) LAN
10 67 (1.83%) WAN
11 43 (1.18%) VoIP
12 41 (1.12%) LDAP
13 40 (1.09%) NAS
14 38 (1.04%) Network Security
15 31 (0.85%) MPLS
16 29 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
16 29 (0.79%) SMTP
17 28 (0.77%) Wireless
17 28 (0.77%) VLAN
18 27 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 793 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 286 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 216 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 143 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 90 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 84 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 58 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 41 (1.12%) MS Access
10 41 (1.12%) PerformancePoint
11 39 (1.07%) QlikView
12 36 (0.98%) OLAP
13 31 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 27 (0.74%) Microsoft Power View
15 24 (0.66%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.66%) EDRMS
16 20 (0.55%) MySQL
16 20 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 19 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 230 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 169 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (0.96%) JIRA
4 23 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 18 (0.49%) NUnit
7 16 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
8 14 (0.38%) MSTest
9 13 (0.36%) MSBuild
9 13 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (0.36%) Selenium
10 10 (0.27%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.19%) Subversion
12 7 (0.19%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.16%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (0.16%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.14%) SoapUI
General
1 664 (18.15%) Finance
2 219 (5.99%) Banking
3 122 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 110 (3.01%) Advertising
5 81 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 75 (2.05%) Publishing
7 62 (1.69%) Legal
8 59 (1.61%) Marketing
9 49 (1.34%) Retail
10 35 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (0.68%) Back Office
13 24 (0.66%) Law
14 22 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.60%) French Language
15 17 (0.46%) Military
16 15 (0.41%) Local Government
17 13 (0.36%) Billing
18 12 (0.33%) Electronics
19 11 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 974 (26.62%) Developer
2 726 (19.84%) Analyst
3 523 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 366 (10.00%) Architect
5 318 (8.69%) Consultant
6 218 (5.96%) Project Manager
7 213 (5.82%) Business Analyst
8 188 (5.14%) Administrator
9 165 (4.51%) SharePoint Consultant
10 115 (3.14%) Support Analyst
11 110 (3.01%) SharePoint Architect
12 106 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
13 104 (2.84%) .NET Developer
14 92 (2.51%) Support Engineer
15 91 (2.49%) Technical Architect
16 79 (2.16%) SharePoint Administrator
17 78 (2.13%) CRM Developer
18 75 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 69 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
20 67 (1.83%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (23.42%) .NET
2 478 (13.06%) HTML
3 446 (12.19%) CSS
4 383 (10.47%) ASP.NET
5 252 (6.89%) jQuery
6 207 (5.66%) Web Services
7 198 (5.41%) XML
8 164 (4.48%) WCF
9 131 (3.58%) .NET Framework
10 115 (3.14%) HTML5
11 85 (2.32%) Ajax
12 59 (1.61%) XSLT
13 52 (1.42%) Middleware
14 51 (1.39%) Application Packaging
15 46 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (1.26%) CSS3
16 39 (1.07%) SOAP
16 39 (1.07%) REST
17 36 (0.98%) JSON
18 31 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 257 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (3.58%) Clustering
3 104 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 88 (2.41%) User Experience
5 76 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 57 (1.56%) NHS
7 55 (1.50%) Replication
8 48 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 44 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 44 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 34 (0.93%) PKI
11 33 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 33 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 29 (0.79%) PMI
14 22 (0.60%) iPad
14 22 (0.60%) Open Source
14 22 (0.60%) Wiki
15 21 (0.57%) Taxonomies
16 20 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 863 (23.59%) Windows
2 305 (8.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 233 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 191 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 160 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (2.60%) Linux
7 87 (2.38%) UNIX
8 85 (2.32%) Windows XP
9 56 (1.53%) Solaris
10 39 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 37 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 20 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.38%) Android
15 12 (0.33%) SUSE
16 11 (0.30%) AIX
17 10 (0.27%) HPUX
18 9 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.25%) Apple iOS
19 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (11.72%) Project Management
3 382 (10.44%) CRM
3 382 (10.44%) Migration
4 369 (10.08%) ITIL
5 267 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
6 255 (6.97%) PRINCE2
7 235 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 211 (5.77%) Workflow
9 185 (5.06%) Change Management
10 148 (4.04%) MVC
11 118 (3.22%) Document Management
12 117 (3.20%) Content Management
13 114 (3.12%) Service Delivery
14 102 (2.79%) Business Analysis
15 100 (2.73%) Scrum
16 97 (2.65%) Mentoring
17 96 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
18 92 (2.51%) Data Modelling
19 90 (2.46%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 791 (21.62%) SQL
2 691 (18.88%) C#
3 476 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 225 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 112 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 103 (2.81%) VBA
7 97 (2.65%) Java
8 52 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 42 (1.15%) VBScript
10 41 (1.12%) VB
11 35 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 34 (0.93%) C
13 26 (0.71%) Korn
14 23 (0.63%) PHP
15 20 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.44%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.44%) C++
17 15 (0.41%) Perl
18 13 (0.36%) Jython
19 11 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 425 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 295 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 190 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 146 (3.99%) Degree
5 86 (2.35%) MCSE
6 72 (1.97%) PMI Certification
7 65 (1.78%) DV Cleared
8 54 (1.48%) MCITP
9 53 (1.45%) PMP
10 52 (1.42%) ISEB
11 47 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 40 (1.09%) MCP
14 39 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 33 (0.90%) MCTS
16 22 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (0.41%) MCDST
19 14 (0.38%) APMP
19 14 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.72%) QA
2 119 (3.25%) SLA
3 19 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.25%) COBIT
7 8 (0.22%) P3O
8 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.14%) WAI
9 5 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.055%) EMIR
11 2 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.055%) HL7
11 2 (0.055%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.055%) GxP
11 2 (0.055%) GMP
12 1 (0.027%) WCAG
12 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.027%) FATCA
System Software
1 498 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 184 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.64%) vSphere
5 53 (1.45%) XenApp
6 37 (1.01%) XenDesktop
7 27 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 27 (0.74%) UAG
8 25 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 24 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.57%) ISA Server
11 16 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.38%) XenServer
13 13 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (0.30%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 9 (0.25%) vCloud
17 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
18 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 135 (3.69%) SCCM
2 77 (2.10%) SCOM
3 35 (0.96%) HP SIM
4 30 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (0.77%) ARCserve
6 20 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 18 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 17 (0.46%) NetBackup
8 17 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.44%) EdgeSight
10 14 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
11 13 (0.36%) CA SiteMinder
11 13 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (0.36%) Puppet
12 12 (0.33%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 11 (0.30%) Nagios
14 9 (0.25%) Control-M
14 9 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1418 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 329 (8.99%) VMware
3 217 (5.93%) HP
4 214 (5.85%) Citrix
5 182 (4.97%) Oracle
6 162 (4.43%) SAP
7 137 (3.74%) Cisco
8 82 (2.24%) IBM
9 69 (1.89%) Remedy
10 57 (1.56%) CA
11 50 (1.37%) EMC
12 46 (1.26%) Nintex
13 44 (1.20%) CheckPoint
14 43 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 43 (1.18%) Business Objects
14 43 (1.18%) Tableau
15 37 (1.01%) Dell
16 35 (0.96%) Symantec
17 34 (0.93%) Veritas
18 33 (0.90%) NetApp
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Rate: Up to £20 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day limited company basis
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £0.00 per day
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LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
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