The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2119 1898 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.13% 4.40% 3.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.91% 25.08% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1087 1200
Average daily rate £357 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.07% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 75 60
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.80 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £40.00 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -4 911 £390 +4.00% 243
South East -2 432 £350 - 100
South West -4 210 £350 +7.69% 45
North West +1 146 £325 +9.24% 57
East of England -3 129 £350 - 32
West Midlands -8 108 £350 +16.66% 43
Yorkshire -8 83 £300 -0.82% 30
East Midlands -19 48 £363 +12.40% 22
North East +4 37 £235 -32.85% 12
Midlands -1 6 £375 -3.22%
SharePoint
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1457 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 1081 (27.54%) .NET
3 990 (25.22%) SQL Server
4 931 (23.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 862 (21.96%) SQL
6 810 (20.64%) Windows
7 767 (19.54%) MS Excel
8 756 (19.26%) C#
9 755 (19.24%) Finance
10 600 (15.29%) MS Office
11 587 (14.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 556 (14.17%) Project Management
13 491 (12.51%) ASP.NET
14 463 (11.80%) Security Cleared
15 431 (10.98%) Active Directory
16 416 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 407 (10.37%) ITIL
18 404 (10.29%) JavaScript
19 397 (10.11%) HTML
20 395 (10.06%) Migration
21 361 (9.20%) SC Cleared
22 343 (8.74%) CSS
23 341 (8.69%) CRM
24 331 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
25 310 (7.90%) XML
26 309 (7.87%) PRINCE2
27 306 (7.80%) MS Exchange
28 302 (7.69%) Visual Studio
29 301 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
30 293 (7.46%) VMware

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 931 (23.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 587 (14.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 306 (7.80%) MS Exchange
4 256 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
5 253 (6.45%) IIS
6 147 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 133 (3.39%) Lync
8 97 (2.47%) CMS
9 94 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
10 92 (2.34%) MS Project Server
11 68 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 64 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 43 (1.10%) IBM Notes
14 41 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 35 (0.89%) Documentum
16 34 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
17 32 (0.82%) WebSphere
18 25 (0.64%) WebLogic
19 23 (0.59%) Umbraco
19 23 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 767 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 600 (15.29%) MS Office
3 235 (5.99%) MS Project
4 206 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 160 (4.08%) InfoPath
6 140 (3.57%) MS Visio
7 42 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
8 40 (1.02%) PowerPivot
9 25 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (0.31%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.23%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.076%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.076%) ProjectWise
12 3 (0.076%) Mingle
13 2 (0.051%) SPSS
13 2 (0.051%) InDesign
14 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.025%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.025%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 250 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.36%) CA Clarity
4 11 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.18%) Maximo
7 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.10%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.10%) Summit
9 3 (0.076%) CSG Singleview
9 3 (0.076%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.076%) Tridion
9 3 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.55%) Office 365
2 26 (0.66%) SaaS
3 23 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.10%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.076%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.076%) PaaS
6 3 (0.076%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 279 (7.11%) Intranet
2 142 (3.62%) SAN
3 136 (3.46%) Firewall
4 109 (2.78%) DNS
5 80 (2.04%) LAN
6 73 (1.86%) WAN
6 73 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 67 (1.71%) Internet
7 67 (1.71%) DHCP
8 45 (1.15%) VPN
9 37 (0.94%) VoIP
10 35 (0.89%) LDAP
11 34 (0.87%) Wireless
12 29 (0.74%) Extranet
12 29 (0.74%) SSL
13 28 (0.71%) NAS
14 27 (0.69%) HTTP
15 17 (0.43%) SMTP
15 17 (0.43%) Kerberos
16 16 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 990 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 416 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 331 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 266 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 233 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 189 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 175 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 71 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 64 (1.63%) MS Access
11 62 (1.58%) OLAP
12 54 (1.38%) PerformancePoint
13 40 (1.02%) EDRMS
14 39 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 39 (0.99%) QlikView
15 35 (0.89%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.82%) MySQL
17 29 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 23 (0.59%) DTS
19 22 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 302 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 166 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (0.92%) Subversion
4 35 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.66%) JIRA
6 19 (0.48%) NUnit
7 15 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.36%) Selenium
8 14 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (0.33%) Maven
9 13 (0.33%) Ant
9 13 (0.33%) SoapUI
10 12 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.28%) MSBuild
11 11 (0.28%) Gradle
12 9 (0.23%) CruiseControl
12 9 (0.23%) JUnit
12 9 (0.23%) Mockito
12 9 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 755 (19.24%) Finance
2 254 (6.47%) Banking
3 100 (2.55%) Publishing
4 88 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 78 (1.99%) Retail
6 75 (1.91%) Marketing
7 54 (1.38%) Legal
7 54 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 47 (1.20%) Back Office
9 45 (1.15%) Advertising
10 42 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 42 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 35 (0.89%) Local Government
12 32 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.56%) Military
13 22 (0.56%) Billing
14 21 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.46%) Law
16 15 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 11 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1128 (28.74%) Developer
2 746 (19.01%) Analyst
3 572 (14.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 334 (8.51%) Architect
5 309 (7.87%) Consultant
6 252 (6.42%) Administrator
7 240 (6.11%) Project Manager
8 210 (5.35%) Business Analyst
9 179 (4.56%) .NET Developer
10 169 (4.31%) SharePoint Consultant
11 136 (3.46%) SharePoint Administrator
12 106 (2.70%) Support Analyst
13 104 (2.65%) SharePoint Architect
14 103 (2.62%) Coordinator
15 93 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 76 (1.94%) Support Engineer
16 76 (1.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 73 (1.86%) PMO Analyst
18 70 (1.78%) C# Developer
19 68 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1081 (27.54%) .NET
2 491 (12.51%) ASP.NET
3 397 (10.11%) HTML
4 343 (8.74%) CSS
5 310 (7.90%) XML
6 244 (6.22%) Web Services
7 231 (5.89%) jQuery
8 195 (4.97%) WCF
9 170 (4.33%) .NET Framework
10 117 (2.98%) XSLT
11 112 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 92 (2.34%) Ajax
13 56 (1.43%) HTML5
13 56 (1.43%) WF
14 53 (1.35%) MDX
14 53 (1.35%) Middleware
15 50 (1.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 46 (1.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 45 (1.15%) SOAP
18 40 (1.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 159 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 79 (2.01%) Blackberry
3 72 (1.83%) NHS
4 63 (1.61%) Clustering
5 50 (1.27%) Taxonomies
6 46 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 34 (0.87%) PMI
7 34 (0.87%) Wiki
7 34 (0.87%) Social Media
8 33 (0.84%) Replication
9 30 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (0.74%) FMCG
11 26 (0.66%) CMDB
12 22 (0.56%) Statistics
13 19 (0.48%) PKI
13 19 (0.48%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.46%) Fat Client
14 18 (0.46%) iPad
14 18 (0.46%) Thin Client
15 17 (0.43%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 810 (20.64%) Windows
2 277 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 218 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 217 (5.53%) Windows 7
5 115 (2.93%) Windows XP
6 90 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (2.09%) UNIX
8 80 (2.04%) Linux
9 57 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 36 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 32 (0.82%) Solaris
12 17 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.31%) VMS
16 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.25%) AIX
18 9 (0.23%) SUSE
19 8 (0.20%) Android
19 8 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (14.17%) Project Management
2 407 (10.37%) ITIL
3 395 (10.06%) Migration
4 341 (8.69%) CRM
5 309 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 301 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
7 277 (7.06%) Workflow
8 234 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
9 224 (5.71%) MVC
10 193 (4.92%) Change Management
11 178 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 177 (4.51%) Document Management
13 158 (4.03%) Business Analysis
14 119 (3.03%) Content Management
15 118 (3.01%) Service Delivery
16 115 (2.93%) Service Management
17 110 (2.80%) Scrum
18 107 (2.73%) OO
18 107 (2.73%) Asset Management
19 105 (2.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 862 (21.96%) SQL
2 756 (19.26%) C#
3 404 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 257 (6.55%) PowerShell
5 168 (4.28%) Java
6 154 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 107 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 89 (2.27%) C
9 79 (2.01%) VBA
10 77 (1.96%) VB
11 49 (1.25%) PHP
12 40 (1.02%) Perl
13 31 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 27 (0.69%) C++
15 21 (0.54%) VBScript
16 18 (0.46%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.33%) VB6
18 11 (0.28%) Python
18 11 (0.28%) ABAP
19 10 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 463 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 361 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 206 (5.25%) Degree
4 163 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 79 (2.01%) MCSE
7 64 (1.63%) ISEB
7 64 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 54 (1.38%) PMI Certification
9 50 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 48 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 47 (1.20%) MCITP
12 43 (1.10%) MCP
13 34 (0.87%) PMP
13 34 (0.87%) ISTQB
14 29 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (0.61%) MCTS
16 20 (0.51%) CCNA
17 17 (0.43%) MCSA
18 15 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.11%) QA
2 104 (2.65%) SLA
3 69 (1.76%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 20 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.36%) P3O
8 11 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.20%) GxP
10 7 (0.18%) HL7
11 6 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.13%) WAI
12 5 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.13%) EMIR
13 3 (0.076%) COBIT
13 3 (0.076%) Basel III
14 2 (0.051%) FATCA
14 2 (0.051%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.051%) GCP
14 2 (0.051%) WCAG
System Software
1 431 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 191 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 65 (1.66%) XenApp
5 42 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 40 (1.02%) vSphere
7 30 (0.76%) UAG
8 28 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 25 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 22 (0.56%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.25%) IAG
16 9 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 9 (0.23%) XenServer
17 8 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 6 (0.15%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 104 (2.65%) SCCM
2 83 (2.11%) SCOM
3 46 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 40 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 20 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 19 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 17 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
7 17 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 16 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.25%) ARCserve
13 9 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.23%) SCSM
14 7 (0.18%) WSUS
14 7 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1457 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 293 (7.46%) VMware
3 234 (5.96%) Oracle
4 164 (4.18%) Citrix
5 161 (4.10%) SAP
6 146 (3.72%) HP
7 127 (3.24%) Cisco
8 59 (1.50%) Business Objects
9 54 (1.38%) Adobe
10 51 (1.30%) Symantec
11 50 (1.27%) Open Text
12 48 (1.22%) IBM
13 45 (1.15%) Lotus
14 39 (0.99%) EMC
15 37 (0.94%) NetApp
16 30 (0.76%) Remedy
17 27 (0.69%) Dell
18 25 (0.64%) Cognos
19 21 (0.54%) CheckPoint
19 21 (0.54%) CA
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