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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1996 1783 2136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.92% 3.66% 4.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.54% 21.21% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1064 1234
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 68 94
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £51.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -36.66%
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
9268 8406 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.27% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5016 5417
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 355 449
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 £11.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 889 £393 +1.29% 229
South East 0 341 £350 - 116
North West +2 153 £325 +4.83% 58
South West +3 147 £363 +9.84% 39
West Midlands -6 128 £338 -3.57% 43
East of England -11 112 £400 +14.28% 42
Yorkshire -4 90 £350 +12.00% 55
East Midlands 0 64 £363 +31.81% 27
North East +20 50 £325 +20.70% 14
Midlands +8 7 £175 -61.11% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1484 (37.79%) Microsoft
2 984 (25.06%) .NET
3 967 (24.62%) SQL Server
4 894 (22.77%) Windows
5 893 (22.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 855 (21.77%) MS Excel
7 839 (21.36%) SQL
8 799 (20.35%) Finance
9 731 (18.61%) C#
10 690 (17.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 534 (13.60%) Project Management
12 508 (12.94%) HTML
13 505 (12.86%) MS Office
14 503 (12.81%) ASP.NET
15 502 (12.78%) Active Directory
16 440 (11.20%) JavaScript
17 413 (10.52%) Security Cleared
18 411 (10.47%) ITIL
19 388 (9.88%) CSS
20 384 (9.78%) Migration
21 366 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 351 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
23 350 (8.91%) PRINCE2
24 347 (8.84%) VMware
25 321 (8.17%) Visual Studio
25 321 (8.17%) SC Cleared
26 318 (8.10%) CRM
27 306 (7.79%) MS Exchange
28 291 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
29 288 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 893 (22.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 690 (17.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 306 (7.79%) MS Exchange
4 256 (6.52%) IIS
5 202 (5.14%) SharePoint Server
6 166 (4.23%) Lync
7 158 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 118 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
9 115 (2.93%) CMS
10 78 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 68 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 54 (1.38%) IBM Notes
13 45 (1.15%) MS Project Server
14 43 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 42 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
16 38 (0.97%) Documentum
17 33 (0.84%) Umbraco
18 30 (0.76%) WordPress
18 30 (0.76%) WebSphere
19 26 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 855 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 505 (12.86%) MS Office
3 238 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 227 (5.78%) MS Project
5 176 (4.48%) InfoPath
6 165 (4.20%) MS Visio
7 57 (1.45%) PowerPivot
8 41 (1.04%) Photoshop
9 27 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.13%) RoboHelp
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.076%) DOC1
14 2 (0.051%) ProjectWise
15 1 (0.025%) SPSS
15 1 (0.025%) InDesign
15 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.025%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 244 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.38%) CA Clarity
5 14 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 13 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.18%) SAP PS
8 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.13%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.13%) Tridion
11 4 (0.10%) Misys Midas
11 4 (0.10%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.076%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.076%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 216 (5.50%) Office 365
2 71 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.56%) SaaS
4 16 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.41%) IaaS
5 12 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.15%) Force.com
7 5 (0.13%) GitHub
7 5 (0.13%) PaaS
8 2 (0.051%) Taleo
8 2 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 280 (7.13%) Intranet
2 179 (4.56%) DNS
3 158 (4.02%) Firewall
4 147 (3.74%) SAN
5 97 (2.47%) DHCP
6 91 (2.32%) LAN
7 90 (2.29%) WAN
8 89 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 85 (2.16%) Internet
10 58 (1.48%) VPN
11 47 (1.20%) Extranet
12 43 (1.09%) NAS
12 43 (1.09%) LDAP
13 41 (1.04%) HTTP
14 37 (0.94%) Wireless
15 33 (0.84%) VoIP
16 27 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
17 26 (0.66%) VLAN
18 25 (0.64%) SSL
19 23 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 366 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 288 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 196 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 170 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 156 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 127 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 103 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 50 (1.27%) EDRMS
11 46 (1.17%) QlikView
12 43 (1.09%) PerformancePoint
13 41 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 39 (0.99%) Oracle Database
15 35 (0.89%) OLAP
16 34 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 32 (0.81%) MS Access
18 28 (0.71%) MySQL
19 27 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
20 24 (0.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 321 (8.17%) Visual Studio
2 165 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (0.71%) JIRA
4 21 (0.53%) NUnit
5 17 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.41%) Subversion
7 15 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.33%) SoapUI
9 12 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
9 12 (0.31%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.28%) Selenium
11 10 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (0.23%) MSTest
13 7 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.18%) FxCop
14 6 (0.15%) Xcode
14 6 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.15%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 799 (20.35%) Finance
2 216 (5.50%) Banking
3 105 (2.67%) Marketing
4 98 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 90 (2.29%) Publishing
6 86 (2.19%) Advertising
7 68 (1.73%) Legal
8 58 (1.48%) Retail
9 56 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 36 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.87%) Law
14 32 (0.81%) Back Office
15 22 (0.56%) Local Government
15 22 (0.56%) Front Office
16 19 (0.48%) Billing
17 15 (0.38%) Military
18 11 (0.28%) Electronics
19 10 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1031 (26.25%) Developer
2 716 (18.23%) Analyst
3 588 (14.97%) SharePoint Developer
4 346 (8.81%) Consultant
5 298 (7.59%) Architect
6 252 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 207 (5.27%) Business Analyst
8 196 (4.99%) Administrator
9 176 (4.48%) SharePoint Consultant
10 134 (3.41%) .NET Developer
11 120 (3.06%) Coordinator
12 109 (2.78%) Support Analyst
13 105 (2.67%) SharePoint Administrator
14 101 (2.57%) PMO Analyst
15 91 (2.32%) SharePoint Architect
16 82 (2.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 77 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
18 68 (1.73%) Support Engineer
19 63 (1.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 62 (1.58%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 984 (25.06%) .NET
2 508 (12.94%) HTML
3 503 (12.81%) ASP.NET
4 388 (9.88%) CSS
5 265 (6.75%) jQuery
6 263 (6.70%) XML
7 242 (6.16%) Web Services
8 184 (4.69%) WCF
9 172 (4.38%) .NET Framework
10 123 (3.13%) XSLT
11 109 (2.78%) HTML5
12 86 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 78 (1.99%) Ajax
14 59 (1.50%) WF
15 56 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 52 (1.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 47 (1.20%) Middleware
18 45 (1.15%) SOAP
19 44 (1.12%) CSS3
20 43 (1.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 136 (3.46%) Management Information System
2 97 (2.47%) Clustering
3 84 (2.14%) Blackberry
4 61 (1.55%) NHS
5 59 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 48 (1.22%) Replication
7 43 (1.09%) Social Media
8 37 (0.94%) Taxonomies
9 34 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 34 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 33 (0.84%) PMI
10 33 (0.84%) CMDB
11 30 (0.76%) Wiki
12 27 (0.69%) FMCG
12 27 (0.69%) iPad
12 27 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 27 (0.69%) PKI
13 25 (0.64%) Open Source
14 24 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 894 (22.77%) Windows
2 351 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 249 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 217 (5.53%) Windows 7
5 142 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (2.83%) Windows XP
7 84 (2.14%) Linux
8 74 (1.88%) UNIX
9 39 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 26 (0.66%) Solaris
12 15 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 13 (0.33%) Android
14 12 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.25%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.15%) CentOS
18 5 (0.13%) Windows NT
19 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
20 3 (0.076%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (13.60%) Project Management
2 411 (10.47%) ITIL
3 384 (9.78%) Migration
4 350 (8.91%) PRINCE2
5 318 (8.10%) CRM
6 291 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 253 (6.44%) Workflow
8 230 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 218 (5.55%) Agile Software Development
10 188 (4.79%) Change Management
11 186 (4.74%) Document Management
12 173 (4.41%) MVC
13 147 (3.74%) Business Analysis
14 130 (3.31%) Content Management
15 110 (2.80%) Scrum
16 109 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 100 (2.55%) Web Development
17 100 (2.55%) Programme Management
17 100 (2.55%) Configuration Management
18 99 (2.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 839 (21.36%) SQL
2 731 (18.61%) C#
3 440 (11.20%) JavaScript
4 263 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 142 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 131 (3.34%) Java
7 83 (2.11%) VB.NET
7 83 (2.11%) VBA
8 64 (1.63%) VB
9 61 (1.55%) C
10 41 (1.04%) PHP
11 38 (0.97%) Perl
12 27 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 25 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 18 (0.46%) VBScript
15 16 (0.41%) Python
16 14 (0.36%) C++
17 11 (0.28%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.20%) Korn
18 8 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 413 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 321 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 252 (6.42%) Degree
4 186 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (2.11%) MCSE
6 68 (1.73%) MCITP
7 65 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
8 64 (1.63%) PMI Certification
9 61 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 52 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 47 (1.20%) PMP
12 42 (1.07%) MCP
13 38 (0.97%) ISEB
13 38 (0.97%) MCTS
14 21 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.48%) CISSP
16 18 (0.46%) MCSA
17 16 (0.41%) ISTQB
17 16 (0.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.59%) QA
2 108 (2.75%) SLA
3 54 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.53%) P3O
5 21 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 8 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.15%) HL7
9 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.13%) COBIT
10 3 (0.076%) EMIR
10 3 (0.076%) GxP
10 3 (0.076%) GCP
11 2 (0.051%) Basel III
11 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.051%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.025%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.025%) FATCA
System Software
1 502 (12.78%) Active Directory
2 189 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.53%) XenApp
5 55 (1.40%) vSphere
6 43 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 32 (0.81%) UAG
8 31 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 26 (0.66%) ISA Server
9 26 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.46%) XenServer
12 17 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.15%) Xen
14 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.15%) NFS
15 5 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 125 (3.18%) SCCM
2 73 (1.86%) SCOM
3 38 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 37 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.59%) ARCserve
6 18 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 15 (0.38%) Puppet
8 14 (0.36%) SCOrch
9 13 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 13 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (0.31%) HP SIM
11 11 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 9 (0.23%) SCSM
14 8 (0.20%) WSUS
14 8 (0.20%) Nagios
14 8 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
15 7 (0.18%) DatAdvantage
15 7 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1484 (37.79%) Microsoft
2 347 (8.84%) VMware
3 219 (5.58%) Oracle
4 183 (4.66%) Citrix
5 171 (4.35%) HP
6 160 (4.07%) Cisco
7 140 (3.57%) SAP
8 62 (1.58%) Remedy
9 57 (1.45%) Lotus
10 54 (1.38%) IBM
11 52 (1.32%) NetApp
12 49 (1.25%) Symantec
13 46 (1.17%) Adobe
13 46 (1.17%) Business Objects
13 46 (1.17%) Nintex
14 40 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 39 (0.99%) Dell
15 39 (0.99%) Sitecore
16 37 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
17 34 (0.87%) Red Hat
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