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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1734 2094 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.43% 4.16% 4.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.73% 23.75% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1265 1096
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 47 71
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +3.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £53.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -
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
9256 8816 7736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.32% 17.53% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5456 4458
Average daily rate £388 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 302 398
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 737 £400 +2.56% 245
South East -10 330 £375 +7.14% 99
North West -10 130 £350 +7.69% 69
East of England +7 129 £400 +14.28% 40
West Midlands +4 127 £400 +12.67% 39
South West -18 120 £350 - 39
Yorkshire +5 114 £300 -2.43% 41
East Midlands -5 37 £363 -3.90% 21
North East -31 8 £275 +17.02% 15
Midlands -4 1 £550 +46.66%
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1317 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 761 (22.46%) .NET
3 742 (21.89%) SQL
4 737 (21.75%) Windows
5 733 (21.63%) SQL Server
6 687 (20.27%) MS Excel
7 685 (20.21%) Finance
8 666 (19.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 607 (17.91%) C#
10 511 (15.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 467 (13.78%) Project Management
12 459 (13.54%) MS Office
13 456 (13.46%) Active Directory
14 427 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
15 401 (11.83%) HTML
15 401 (11.83%) ITIL
16 398 (11.74%) Migration
17 388 (11.45%) JavaScript
18 376 (11.09%) CSS
19 337 (9.94%) CRM
20 330 (9.74%) ASP.NET
21 325 (9.59%) Security Cleared
22 311 (9.18%) Office 365
23 310 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 309 (9.12%) VMware
25 268 (7.91%) PRINCE2
26 267 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
27 256 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
28 253 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
29 252 (7.44%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 666 (19.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 511 (15.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 242 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 209 (6.17%) IIS
5 202 (5.96%) Lync
6 134 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
7 105 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
8 102 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 85 (2.51%) CMS
10 64 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 62 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 39 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 35 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
14 32 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 29 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 25 (0.74%) Apache
16 25 (0.74%) Documentum
17 24 (0.71%) Confluence
18 23 (0.68%) IBM Notes
19 21 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 687 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 459 (13.54%) MS Office
3 242 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 230 (6.79%) MS Project
5 191 (5.64%) MS Visio
6 91 (2.69%) InfoPath
7 55 (1.62%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.50%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.15%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.059%) Mingle
15 1 (0.030%) ProjectWise
15 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.030%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 256 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.27%) Maximo
6 8 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.24%) Primavera
7 7 (0.21%) Tridion
8 6 (0.18%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.15%) CA PPM
10 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.12%) Endur
10 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.12%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.089%) Remedy AR System
11 3 (0.089%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 311 (9.18%) Office 365
2 118 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.89%) Yammer
4 28 (0.83%) IaaS
5 27 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.53%) SaaS
8 16 (0.47%) PaaS
9 15 (0.44%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.089%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.059%) GitHub
13 2 (0.059%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.030%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 232 (6.85%) Intranet
2 132 (3.89%) Firewall
3 129 (3.81%) SAN
4 115 (3.39%) DNS
5 91 (2.69%) Internet
6 77 (2.27%) DHCP
7 70 (2.07%) LAN
7 70 (2.07%) WAN
7 70 (2.07%) VPN
8 68 (2.01%) Network Security
9 64 (1.89%) TCP/IP
10 51 (1.50%) NAS
11 48 (1.42%) LDAP
12 33 (0.97%) VLAN
13 31 (0.91%) Extranet
14 30 (0.89%) VoIP
15 25 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (0.68%) NetScaler
16 23 (0.68%) MPLS
17 21 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 733 (21.63%) SQL Server
2 310 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 234 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 188 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 161 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 120 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 98 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 60 (1.77%) Relational Database
10 38 (1.12%) PerformancePoint
10 38 (1.12%) QlikView
11 34 (1.00%) MS Access
11 34 (1.00%) MySQL
12 32 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 30 (0.89%) OLAP
14 26 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
15 25 (0.74%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 19 (0.56%) EDRMS
18 18 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 220 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 143 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (1.92%) JIRA
4 25 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.47%) NUnit
5 16 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.41%) Subversion
8 12 (0.35%) Selenium
9 9 (0.27%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.24%) Hudson
11 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 7 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.15%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.12%) Ant
14 4 (0.12%) PeopleTools
14 4 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 685 (20.21%) Finance
2 181 (5.34%) Banking
3 105 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 79 (2.33%) Advertising
5 71 (2.10%) Retail
6 62 (1.83%) Legal
7 60 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 58 (1.71%) Marketing
9 57 (1.68%) Publishing
10 39 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.09%) Law
12 30 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 27 (0.80%) Back Office
14 23 (0.68%) Local Government
15 20 (0.59%) French Language
16 19 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.35%) Automotive
17 12 (0.35%) Electronics
18 11 (0.32%) Billing
19 10 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 852 (25.14%) Developer
2 651 (19.21%) Analyst
3 447 (13.19%) SharePoint Developer
4 297 (8.76%) Architect
5 276 (8.14%) Consultant
6 261 (7.70%) Project Manager
7 176 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 166 (4.90%) Administrator
9 140 (4.13%) SharePoint Consultant
10 98 (2.89%) PMO Analyst
11 87 (2.57%) .NET Developer
12 85 (2.51%) Support Analyst
13 80 (2.36%) Support Engineer
14 75 (2.21%) SharePoint Architect
15 71 (2.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 69 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
16 69 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 62 (1.83%) SharePoint Administrator
18 55 (1.62%) Senior Developer
19 54 (1.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (22.46%) .NET
2 401 (11.83%) HTML
3 376 (11.09%) CSS
4 330 (9.74%) ASP.NET
5 247 (7.29%) jQuery
6 188 (5.55%) XML
7 176 (5.19%) Web Services
8 104 (3.07%) HTML5
9 97 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 95 (2.80%) WCF
11 86 (2.54%) Ajax
12 51 (1.50%) MDX
13 50 (1.48%) Middleware
14 49 (1.45%) CSS3
15 42 (1.24%) REST
16 39 (1.15%) XSLT
17 36 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (1.03%) AngularJS
19 31 (0.91%) Entity Framework
19 31 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 252 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 98 (2.89%) User Experience
4 80 (2.36%) Clustering
5 61 (1.80%) NHS
6 57 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 54 (1.59%) Replication
8 46 (1.36%) PKI
8 46 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 32 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 29 (0.86%) PMI
11 27 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 24 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.71%) Data Integration
14 21 (0.62%) Taxonomies
15 20 (0.59%) Wiki
16 19 (0.56%) Open Source
17 18 (0.53%) Statistics
17 18 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 737 (21.75%) Windows
2 253 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 183 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 156 (4.60%) Windows 7
5 148 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (3.39%) Linux
7 77 (2.27%) UNIX
8 59 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 39 (1.15%) Solaris
10 36 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 35 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (0.47%) Debian
13 16 (0.47%) Android
14 12 (0.35%) AIX
15 10 (0.30%) SUSE
16 9 (0.27%) CentOS
16 9 (0.27%) HPUX
16 9 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (13.78%) Project Management
2 427 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
3 401 (11.83%) ITIL
4 398 (11.74%) Migration
5 337 (9.94%) CRM
6 268 (7.91%) PRINCE2
7 267 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
8 219 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 150 (4.43%) Workflow
10 145 (4.28%) Change Management
11 118 (3.48%) Business Analysis
12 112 (3.30%) Scrum
13 111 (3.28%) Service Delivery
14 108 (3.19%) Document Management
15 107 (3.16%) MVC
16 104 (3.07%) Content Management
17 100 (2.95%) Mentoring
18 97 (2.86%) Programme Management
19 90 (2.66%) Project Planning
20 87 (2.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 742 (21.89%) SQL
2 607 (17.91%) C#
3 388 (11.45%) JavaScript
4 188 (5.55%) PowerShell
5 112 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 100 (2.95%) Java
7 79 (2.33%) VBA
8 42 (1.24%) VB
9 40 (1.18%) VBScript
10 31 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 29 (0.86%) C
12 27 (0.80%) PHP
13 26 (0.77%) C++
14 21 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.56%) X++
16 17 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.50%) Python
17 14 (0.41%) Perl
17 14 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 13 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 325 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 227 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 171 (5.05%) Degree
4 166 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (2.54%) MCSE
6 79 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 63 (1.86%) PMP
8 43 (1.27%) MCP
9 42 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 42 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 38 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 38 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (1.03%) MCITP
12 34 (1.00%) ISEB
13 31 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (0.89%) MCSA
15 22 (0.65%) CCNA
16 18 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (0.47%) APMP
18 14 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (2.95%) QA
2 88 (2.60%) SLA
3 21 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.30%) P3O
7 6 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.059%) GMP
11 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.059%) HL7
11 2 (0.059%) EMIR
11 2 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.059%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.030%) Basel III
12 1 (0.030%) FATCA
12 1 (0.030%) GxP
System Software
1 456 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 190 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 48 (1.42%) vSphere
5 46 (1.36%) XenApp
6 41 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (1.09%) XenDesktop
8 35 (1.03%) VMware ESX
9 25 (0.74%) UAG
9 25 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 25 (0.74%) ISA Server
10 20 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.41%) XenServer
13 12 (0.35%) Samba
13 12 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (0.32%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.30%) vCloud
15 10 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 163 (4.81%) SCCM
2 85 (2.51%) SCOM
3 29 (0.86%) SCVMM
4 21 (0.62%) HP SIM
4 21 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 19 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.50%) ARCserve
7 16 (0.47%) EdgeSight
8 15 (0.44%) Puppet
9 11 (0.32%) WSUS
10 10 (0.30%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.27%) OpenView
11 9 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 9 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.24%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.24%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1317 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 309 (9.12%) VMware
3 247 (7.29%) Citrix
4 201 (5.93%) Oracle
5 158 (4.66%) HP
6 135 (3.98%) SAP
7 117 (3.45%) Cisco
8 96 (2.83%) IBM
9 62 (1.83%) Remedy
10 51 (1.50%) EMC
11 48 (1.42%) Dell
12 47 (1.39%) Nintex
13 45 (1.33%) CA
14 43 (1.27%) Red Hat
15 42 (1.24%) Business Objects
16 31 (0.91%) Veeam
17 30 (0.89%) Veritas
17 30 (0.89%) Cognos
17 30 (0.89%) ServiceNow
18 29 (0.86%) NetApp
London
Venturi
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£500 per day negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £15 - £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago