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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 49 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2030 1784 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.85% 3.76% 4.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.68% 21.30% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1102 1283
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 90
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.45 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £45.00 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
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
9362 8375 9223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.74% 17.64% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5822 5122 5256
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 341 472
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 +2 926 £400 - 224
South East +2 377 £380 +12.59% 113
South West +3 166 £375 +7.44% 48
North West -15 131 £325 -7.14% 63
West Midlands -14 103 £369 +9.25% 31
Yorkshire +12 97 £350 +18.64% 45
East of England -1 90 £380 +7.42% 50
North East +13 67 £325 -5.24% 11
East Midlands -4 57 £375 +66.66% 21
Midlands +4 6 - - 2
South Coast - - - -
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UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1462 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 951 (24.33%) .NET
3 919 (23.52%) SQL Server
4 895 (22.90%) Windows
5 883 (22.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 838 (21.44%) MS Excel
7 802 (20.52%) SQL
8 797 (20.39%) Finance
9 765 (19.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 728 (18.63%) C#
11 531 (13.59%) HTML
12 507 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
13 506 (12.95%) Project Management
14 504 (12.90%) ASP.NET
15 501 (12.82%) Active Directory
16 460 (11.77%) MS Office
17 445 (11.39%) JavaScript
18 413 (10.57%) CSS
19 410 (10.49%) Security Cleared
20 399 (10.21%) ITIL
21 352 (9.01%) Migration
22 345 (8.83%) VMware
23 338 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 337 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
25 332 (8.50%) PRINCE2
26 321 (8.21%) CRM
27 312 (7.98%) Visual Studio
28 307 (7.86%) MS Exchange
29 302 (7.73%) SC Cleared
30 284 (7.27%) Business Intelligence

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 883 (22.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 765 (19.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 307 (7.86%) MS Exchange
4 234 (5.99%) IIS
5 204 (5.22%) Lync
6 190 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
7 168 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 126 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
9 107 (2.74%) CMS
10 83 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 68 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 64 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 46 (1.18%) MS Project Server
14 44 (1.13%) IBM Notes
15 42 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 35 (0.90%) Umbraco
17 33 (0.84%) WebSphere
18 30 (0.77%) Documentum
19 25 (0.64%) Tomcat
19 25 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 838 (21.44%) MS Excel
2 460 (11.77%) MS Office
3 270 (6.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 248 (6.35%) MS Project
5 184 (4.71%) MS Visio
6 167 (4.27%) InfoPath
7 49 (1.25%) PowerPivot
7 49 (1.25%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.077%) DOC1
13 2 (0.051%) Mingle
13 2 (0.051%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.051%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.026%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.026%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 258 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.36%) CA Clarity
6 10 (0.26%) SAP PS
7 9 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 7 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
9 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.13%) Tridion
10 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.10%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.10%) Misys Midas
12 3 (0.077%) Changepoint
12 3 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 247 (6.32%) Office 365
2 84 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.64%) SaaS
4 23 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.41%) IaaS
6 15 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.23%) GitHub
8 7 (0.18%) PaaS
9 6 (0.15%) Force.com
10 2 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.051%) Taleo
11 1 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 269 (6.88%) Intranet
2 173 (4.43%) DNS
3 143 (3.66%) Firewall
4 134 (3.43%) SAN
5 93 (2.38%) Internet
6 87 (2.23%) DHCP
7 71 (1.82%) LAN
7 71 (1.82%) TCP/IP
8 69 (1.77%) WAN
9 59 (1.51%) VPN
10 47 (1.20%) Extranet
11 42 (1.07%) LDAP
12 38 (0.97%) HTTP
13 37 (0.95%) NAS
14 33 (0.84%) VoIP
14 33 (0.84%) Wireless
15 24 (0.61%) SSL
15 24 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (0.56%) MPLS
17 21 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 919 (23.52%) SQL Server
2 338 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 266 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 190 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 153 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 139 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 110 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 101 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 41 (1.05%) EDRMS
10 41 (1.05%) PerformancePoint
11 37 (0.95%) QlikView
11 37 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 36 (0.92%) MS Access
12 36 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 26 (0.67%) OLAP
14 24 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
15 21 (0.54%) MySQL
16 20 (0.51%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 312 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 168 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (0.97%) JIRA
4 23 (0.59%) NUnit
5 19 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 17 (0.44%) Subversion
7 16 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
8 15 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (0.38%) MSBuild
9 12 (0.31%) SoapUI
10 11 (0.28%) Selenium
10 11 (0.28%) MSTest
11 10 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.20%) Xcode
13 7 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.18%) FxCop
14 5 (0.13%) Serena SBM
General
1 797 (20.39%) Finance
2 243 (6.22%) Banking
3 100 (2.56%) Marketing
4 99 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 97 (2.48%) Advertising
6 82 (2.10%) Publishing
7 71 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 68 (1.74%) Legal
9 60 (1.54%) Retail
10 49 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 38 (0.97%) Law
12 36 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (0.84%) Back Office
15 25 (0.64%) Military
16 21 (0.54%) Local Government
16 21 (0.54%) Front Office
17 13 (0.33%) Billing
17 13 (0.33%) Electronics
18 10 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1029 (26.33%) Developer
2 747 (19.11%) Analyst
3 590 (15.10%) SharePoint Developer
4 349 (8.93%) Consultant
5 296 (7.57%) Architect
6 240 (6.14%) Project Manager
7 232 (5.94%) Business Analyst
8 191 (4.89%) Administrator
9 172 (4.40%) SharePoint Consultant
10 124 (3.17%) .NET Developer
11 121 (3.10%) PMO Analyst
12 109 (2.79%) Support Analyst
13 104 (2.66%) SharePoint Architect
14 99 (2.53%) SharePoint Administrator
15 97 (2.48%) Coordinator
16 84 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 80 (2.05%) CRM Developer
18 74 (1.89%) Support Engineer
19 63 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
20 62 (1.59%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 951 (24.33%) .NET
2 531 (13.59%) HTML
3 504 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 413 (10.57%) CSS
5 268 (6.86%) jQuery
6 243 (6.22%) XML
7 229 (5.86%) Web Services
8 200 (5.12%) WCF
9 179 (4.58%) .NET Framework
10 127 (3.25%) HTML5
11 115 (2.94%) XSLT
12 80 (2.05%) Ajax
13 71 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 50 (1.28%) WF
16 49 (1.25%) CSS3
16 49 (1.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 47 (1.20%) Silverlight
18 46 (1.18%) REST
19 42 (1.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 273 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (3.35%) Management Information System
3 107 (2.74%) Clustering
4 84 (2.15%) Blackberry
5 55 (1.41%) NHS
5 55 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 53 (1.36%) User Experience
7 45 (1.15%) Replication
8 44 (1.13%) Social Media
9 36 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 36 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 31 (0.79%) Taxonomies
10 31 (0.79%) iPad
11 30 (0.77%) Wiki
11 30 (0.77%) PMI
12 28 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 24 (0.61%) Open Source
13 24 (0.61%) FMCG
13 24 (0.61%) PKI
14 23 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 895 (22.90%) Windows
2 337 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 207 (5.30%) Windows 7
5 150 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (2.38%) Linux
7 91 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 80 (2.05%) UNIX
9 49 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 34 (0.87%) Solaris
12 16 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.33%) Android
14 12 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.15%) CentOS
16 6 (0.15%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.15%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.13%) AIX
17 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (12.95%) Project Management
3 399 (10.21%) ITIL
4 352 (9.01%) Migration
5 332 (8.50%) PRINCE2
6 321 (8.21%) CRM
7 284 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 267 (6.83%) Workflow
9 247 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 186 (4.76%) Change Management
11 178 (4.55%) Document Management
12 170 (4.35%) MVC
13 147 (3.76%) Business Analysis
14 132 (3.38%) Content Management
15 113 (2.89%) Scrum
16 101 (2.58%) Programme Management
17 98 (2.51%) Web Development
18 96 (2.46%) Service Delivery
19 90 (2.30%) Service Management
20 89 (2.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 802 (20.52%) SQL
2 728 (18.63%) C#
3 445 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 268 (6.86%) PowerShell
5 149 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 100 (2.56%) Java
7 92 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 79 (2.02%) VBA
9 60 (1.54%) VB
10 55 (1.41%) C
11 35 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 31 (0.79%) Perl
13 29 (0.74%) PHP
14 27 (0.69%) VBScript
15 25 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.46%) Korn
17 17 (0.44%) C++
17 17 (0.44%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.38%) Python
19 14 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 410 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 302 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 241 (6.17%) Degree
4 197 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (2.20%) MCSE
6 67 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 65 (1.66%) MCITP
8 62 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 61 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (1.28%) DV Cleared
11 44 (1.13%) PMP
11 44 (1.13%) MCTS
12 38 (0.97%) MCP
13 35 (0.90%) ISEB
14 26 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (0.56%) MCSA
16 20 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (0.38%) CISSP
18 14 (0.36%) CISM
19 13 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (3.94%) QA
2 103 (2.64%) SLA
3 38 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.49%) P3O
6 12 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.26%) COBIT
8 9 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.077%) GxP
11 3 (0.077%) HL7
12 2 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.026%) WCAG
13 1 (0.026%) WAI
13 1 (0.026%) GCP
13 1 (0.026%) GMP
13 1 (0.026%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.026%) EMIR
System Software
1 501 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 170 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 62 (1.59%) XenApp
5 54 (1.38%) vSphere
6 40 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 34 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 33 (0.84%) UAG
9 23 (0.59%) ISA Server
10 21 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.41%) XenServer
13 13 (0.33%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.20%) vCloud
15 8 (0.20%) NFS
16 7 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.15%) Xen
18 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 133 (3.40%) SCCM
2 65 (1.66%) SCOM
3 39 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 32 (0.82%) ARCserve
5 29 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.56%) HP SIM
7 21 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
8 20 (0.51%) Puppet
9 17 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 14 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 14 (0.36%) SCOrch
11 14 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.28%) Control-M
14 10 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
14 10 (0.26%) Nagios
15 8 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 8 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
15 8 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1462 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 345 (8.83%) VMware
3 217 (5.55%) Oracle
4 190 (4.86%) HP
5 181 (4.63%) Citrix
6 155 (3.97%) Cisco
7 149 (3.81%) SAP
8 67 (1.71%) Remedy
9 56 (1.43%) IBM
10 54 (1.38%) Symantec
11 51 (1.31%) NetApp
12 49 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 46 (1.18%) Nintex
13 46 (1.18%) Lotus
14 44 (1.13%) Business Objects
15 43 (1.10%) CheckPoint
16 42 (1.07%) Tableau
17 39 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
18 36 (0.92%) Sitecore
18 36 (0.92%) Cognos
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