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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1754 1878 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.46% 3.92% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.79% 21.94% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 1113 1028
Average daily rate
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£360 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 78 81
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.45 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -13.58%
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
9335 8561 7853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.42% 17.88% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6016 5205 4506
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 346 411
Average hourly rate £20.60 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -6 807 £398 -0.62% 215
South East -11 307 £362 +3.34% 94
East of England +10 150 £325 -18.75% 31
South West -9 108 £329 -6.07% 31
North West -15 102 £325 - 54
Yorkshire -8 95 £310 +1.63% 37
West Midlands -9 93 £371 +14.23% 29
East Midlands -16 40 £350 - 19
North East -5 38 £300 +20.00% 9
Midlands -9 4 £300 -20.00% 1
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1413 (39.26%) Microsoft
2 878 (24.40%) SQL Server
3 802 (22.28%) SQL
4 798 (22.17%) Windows
5 761 (21.14%) .NET
6 739 (20.53%) Finance
7 722 (20.06%) MS Excel
8 685 (19.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 581 (16.14%) C#
10 530 (14.73%) MS Office
11 521 (14.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 513 (14.25%) Active Directory
13 489 (13.59%) Project Management
14 476 (13.23%) ITIL
15 474 (13.17%) Migration
16 425 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
17 395 (10.98%) Office 365
18 389 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 369 (10.25%) HTML
20 354 (9.84%) Security Cleared
21 352 (9.78%) VMware
22 351 (9.75%) JavaScript
23 344 (9.56%) CRM
24 326 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
25 321 (8.92%) ASP.NET
26 314 (8.72%) CSS
27 291 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 287 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
29 275 (7.64%) Intranet
30 274 (7.61%) Citrix

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 685 (19.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 521 (14.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 255 (7.09%) MS Exchange
4 250 (6.95%) IIS
5 224 (6.22%) Lync
6 165 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
7 111 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 93 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
9 77 (2.14%) CMS
10 59 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 51 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 45 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
13 35 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 33 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
15 26 (0.72%) JBoss
15 26 (0.72%) Apache
16 24 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.61%) Documentum
18 21 (0.58%) Tomcat
18 21 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 722 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 530 (14.73%) MS Office
3 257 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 256 (7.11%) MS Project
5 193 (5.36%) MS Visio
6 89 (2.47%) InfoPath
7 64 (1.78%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.11%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.056%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 268 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.42%) Maximo
5 11 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.28%) WebTrends
7 9 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.22%) Tridion
8 8 (0.22%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.22%) Primavera
8 8 (0.22%) CA PPM
9 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.14%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 3 (0.083%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 395 (10.98%) Office 365
2 124 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.33%) Yammer
4 43 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (0.89%) IaaS
6 30 (0.83%) SaaS
7 28 (0.78%) PaaS
8 22 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.53%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.22%) Google Drive
11 6 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.056%) Taleo
13 2 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.028%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.028%) GitHub
14 1 (0.028%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 275 (7.64%) Intranet
2 177 (4.92%) SAN
3 151 (4.20%) DNS
4 146 (4.06%) Firewall
5 105 (2.92%) Internet
6 101 (2.81%) DHCP
7 82 (2.28%) LAN
8 81 (2.25%) Network Security
9 78 (2.17%) WAN
10 76 (2.11%) VPN
11 58 (1.61%) LDAP
12 52 (1.44%) NAS
13 50 (1.39%) TCP/IP
14 49 (1.36%) VLAN
15 35 (0.97%) Extranet
16 32 (0.89%) VoIP
17 29 (0.81%) Wireless
18 23 (0.64%) FTP
19 22 (0.61%) SMTP
20 21 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 878 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 389 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 291 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 217 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 214 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 178 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 157 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 83 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 78 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 56 (1.56%) MS Access
11 42 (1.17%) MySQL
12 41 (1.14%) QlikView
13 40 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
14 36 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 36 (1.00%) EDRMS
15 35 (0.97%) Oracle Database
15 35 (0.97%) PerformancePoint
16 34 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 24 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
18 22 (0.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 230 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 126 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (2.00%) JIRA
4 19 (0.53%) Subversion
5 18 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 17 (0.47%) Selenium
6 17 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 14 (0.39%) NUnit
8 10 (0.28%) LoadRunner
8 10 (0.28%) Toad
9 8 (0.22%) Hudson
10 6 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.14%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.14%) MSTest
11 5 (0.14%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.11%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.11%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 739 (20.53%) Finance
2 208 (5.78%) Banking
3 105 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 85 (2.36%) Retail
5 71 (1.97%) Marketing
6 68 (1.89%) Legal
7 55 (1.53%) Advertising
8 51 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 40 (1.11%) Publishing
10 40 (1.11%) Law
11 35 (0.97%) Back Office
12 33 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 29 (0.81%) Local Government
14 23 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.53%) French Language
16 14 (0.39%) Electronics
17 13 (0.36%) Automotive
18 10 (0.28%) Front Office
18 10 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 832 (23.12%) Developer
2 663 (18.42%) Analyst
3 425 (11.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 298 (8.28%) Architect
5 281 (7.81%) Consultant
6 278 (7.72%) Project Manager
7 192 (5.33%) Business Analyst
8 183 (5.08%) Administrator
9 135 (3.75%) SharePoint Consultant
10 102 (2.83%) Support Analyst
11 101 (2.81%) Support Engineer
12 93 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 92 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
14 89 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
15 82 (2.28%) .NET Developer
16 80 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 73 (2.03%) SharePoint Administrator
18 67 (1.86%) 3rd Line Support
19 61 (1.69%) Applications Support
20 57 (1.58%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (21.14%) .NET
2 369 (10.25%) HTML
3 321 (8.92%) ASP.NET
4 314 (8.72%) CSS
5 219 (6.09%) jQuery
6 173 (4.81%) Web Services
7 154 (4.28%) XML
8 113 (3.14%) HTML5
9 112 (3.11%) .NET Framework
10 95 (2.64%) WCF
11 70 (1.94%) Ajax
12 61 (1.69%) MDX
13 46 (1.28%) REST
14 45 (1.25%) CSS3
15 38 (1.06%) XSLT
16 36 (1.00%) Middleware
17 34 (0.94%) AngularJS
18 32 (0.89%) SOAP
19 30 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (0.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 247 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (4.86%) Data Centre
3 126 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 79 (2.20%) Clustering
5 73 (2.03%) User Experience
6 66 (1.83%) NHS
7 55 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 46 (1.28%) Blackberry
9 45 (1.25%) PKI
10 44 (1.22%) Replication
11 37 (1.03%) Taxonomies
12 32 (0.89%) Visualisation
13 29 (0.81%) PMI
14 26 (0.72%) E-Learning
15 24 (0.67%) Wiki
16 22 (0.61%) Data Integration
16 22 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 20 (0.56%) GIS
18 18 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 798 (22.17%) Windows
2 287 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 215 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 176 (4.89%) Windows 7
5 165 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 138 (3.83%) Linux
7 64 (1.78%) UNIX
8 51 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 46 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 37 (1.03%) Android
11 35 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 27 (0.75%) Solaris
14 17 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 16 (0.44%) Debian
16 12 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.31%) CentOS
18 9 (0.25%) AIX
18 9 (0.25%) Windows 2000
19 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (13.59%) Project Management
2 476 (13.23%) ITIL
3 474 (13.17%) Migration
4 425 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
5 344 (9.56%) CRM
6 326 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
7 270 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 254 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (4.70%) Change Management
10 155 (4.31%) Workflow
11 148 (4.11%) Document Management
12 132 (3.67%) Business Analysis
13 125 (3.47%) Scrum
14 123 (3.42%) Content Management
15 112 (3.11%) Programme Management
16 102 (2.83%) Service Management
17 101 (2.81%) ETL
18 97 (2.70%) SDLC
19 96 (2.67%) Change Control
20 95 (2.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 802 (22.28%) SQL
2 581 (16.14%) C#
3 351 (9.75%) JavaScript
4 224 (6.22%) PowerShell
5 157 (4.36%) T-SQL
6 90 (2.50%) VBA
7 81 (2.25%) VB
8 70 (1.94%) Java
9 49 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 39 (1.08%) VBScript
11 33 (0.92%) C
12 25 (0.69%) C++
13 24 (0.67%) PHP
14 19 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.53%) X++
15 18 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.33%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.31%) R
18 10 (0.28%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 354 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 245 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 204 (5.67%) Degree
4 158 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (2.31%) MCSE
6 80 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 65 (1.81%) PMP
8 54 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 44 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 39 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 37 (1.03%) ISEB
13 36 (1.00%) MCSA
14 35 (0.97%) MCP
15 30 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 29 (0.81%) MCITP
16 29 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 29 (0.81%) CCNA
17 20 (0.56%) APMP
18 18 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (2.95%) QA
2 103 (2.86%) SLA
3 21 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.36%) P3O
6 8 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.083%) EMIR
8 3 (0.083%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.056%) HL7
9 2 (0.056%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.056%) FATCA
9 2 (0.056%) COBIT
10 1 (0.028%) GxP
10 1 (0.028%) Basel II
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.028%) Basel III
System Software
1 513 (14.25%) Active Directory
2 217 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 56 (1.56%) XenApp
5 49 (1.36%) vSphere
6 45 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 31 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 28 (0.78%) ISA Server
10 23 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (0.53%) Xen
12 18 (0.50%) XenServer
13 17 (0.47%) UAG
14 16 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 15 (0.42%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.28%) Samba
17 9 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.22%) Postfix
18 8 (0.22%) vCloud
18 8 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 149 (4.14%) SCCM
2 85 (2.36%) SCOM
3 30 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 26 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 23 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 22 (0.61%) ARCserve
7 17 (0.47%) WSUS
8 15 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (0.42%) Puppet
9 14 (0.39%) HP SIM
10 13 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.36%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (0.25%) OpenView
14 8 (0.22%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (0.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1413 (39.26%) Microsoft
2 352 (9.78%) VMware
3 274 (7.61%) Citrix
4 244 (6.78%) Oracle
5 167 (4.64%) HP
6 146 (4.06%) SAP
7 115 (3.20%) Cisco
8 82 (2.28%) IBM
9 60 (1.67%) Nintex
10 58 (1.61%) Remedy
11 55 (1.53%) Symantec
12 50 (1.39%) EMC
13 48 (1.33%) Business Objects
14 47 (1.31%) Red Hat
15 43 (1.19%) Dell
16 37 (1.03%) Cognos
17 35 (0.97%) CA
17 35 (0.97%) NetApp
18 33 (0.92%) McAfee
19 30 (0.83%) Google
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £18.68 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Negotiable DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago