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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 54 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1631 1948 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.32% 4.06% 4.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.07% 23.43% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1166 1050
Average daily rate
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£360 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 41 77
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.25 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
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
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 696 £375 -6.25% 228
South East -7 306 £363 +3.57% 103
East of England +5 136 £325 -8.45% 39
Yorkshire +8 117 £300 +4.34% 30
West Midlands +1 115 £400 +26.98% 36
North West -17 103 £338 +3.84% 69
South West -14 94 £358 +2.14% 56
East Midlands -26 32 £369 +6.11% 19
North East -14 18 £551 +120.50% 10
Midlands -1 4 £425 +13.33%
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1320 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 782 (23.07%) SQL Server
3 779 (22.99%) Windows
4 749 (22.10%) SQL
5 722 (21.30%) .NET
6 698 (20.60%) Finance
7 665 (19.62%) MS Excel
8 660 (19.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 566 (16.70%) C#
10 493 (14.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 470 (13.87%) Project Management
12 453 (13.37%) MS Office
13 452 (13.34%) Active Directory
14 444 (13.10%) ITIL
15 435 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
16 432 (12.75%) Migration
17 364 (10.74%) HTML
18 352 (10.39%) CRM
19 344 (10.15%) JavaScript
20 340 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 336 (9.91%) Office 365
21 336 (9.91%) Security Cleared
22 327 (9.65%) VMware
23 326 (9.62%) CSS
24 304 (8.97%) ASP.NET
25 286 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
26 272 (8.03%) Dynamics CRM
27 269 (7.94%) Citrix
28 267 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
29 255 (7.52%) PRINCE2

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 660 (19.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 493 (14.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 240 (7.08%) MS Exchange
4 235 (6.93%) IIS
5 209 (6.17%) Lync
6 152 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
7 107 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
8 102 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 81 (2.39%) CMS
10 59 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 56 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 39 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 32 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
13 32 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 29 (0.86%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.80%) JBoss
15 27 (0.80%) Documentum
16 26 (0.77%) Apache
17 22 (0.65%) Confluence
18 21 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 665 (19.62%) MS Excel
2 453 (13.37%) MS Office
3 238 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 229 (6.76%) MS Project
5 188 (5.55%) MS Visio
6 81 (2.39%) InfoPath
7 55 (1.62%) PowerPivot
8 14 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.12%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.059%) Mingle
13 2 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.030%) DOC1
14 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.030%) SPSS
14 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 272 (8.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.38%) Maximo
6 11 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.27%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.24%) Tridion
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.24%) Primavera
9 7 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.18%) CA PPM
10 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.15%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.089%) Changepoint
13 3 (0.089%) Remedy AR System
13 3 (0.089%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 336 (9.91%) Office 365
2 115 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.09%) Yammer
4 35 (1.03%) IaaS
5 30 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (0.80%) PaaS
7 24 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.62%) SaaS
9 18 (0.53%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
11 5 (0.15%) Google Drive
12 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.089%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.059%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (0.030%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.030%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.030%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 245 (7.23%) Intranet
2 153 (4.51%) SAN
3 134 (3.95%) Firewall
4 132 (3.89%) DNS
5 85 (2.51%) DHCP
6 83 (2.45%) Internet
7 76 (2.24%) LAN
8 75 (2.21%) WAN
8 75 (2.21%) Network Security
9 68 (2.01%) VPN
10 64 (1.89%) TCP/IP
11 59 (1.74%) LDAP
12 54 (1.59%) NAS
13 40 (1.18%) VLAN
14 32 (0.94%) Extranet
15 25 (0.74%) VoIP
16 22 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (0.65%) Wireless
17 21 (0.62%) SSL
17 21 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (23.07%) SQL Server
2 340 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 246 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 209 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 182 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 139 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 70 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 62 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 40 (1.18%) PerformancePoint
11 39 (1.15%) QlikView
12 36 (1.06%) Oracle Database
13 34 (1.00%) MySQL
14 33 (0.97%) MS Access
15 31 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 30 (0.89%) OLAP
17 29 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 29 (0.86%) EDRMS
17 29 (0.86%) Microsoft Power View
18 21 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 211 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 134 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (2.01%) JIRA
4 20 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 19 (0.56%) NUnit
6 16 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.47%) Subversion
7 15 (0.44%) Selenium
8 14 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.30%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.24%) Hudson
11 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.18%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.18%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.12%) MSTest
13 4 (0.12%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.12%) PeopleTools
13 4 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.12%) Ant
14 3 (0.089%) MorphX
General
1 698 (20.60%) Finance
2 165 (4.87%) Banking
3 96 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 75 (2.21%) Retail
5 68 (2.01%) Advertising
6 66 (1.95%) Legal
7 58 (1.71%) Marketing
8 46 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.21%) Publishing
10 39 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.09%) Law
12 30 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 29 (0.86%) Back Office
14 24 (0.71%) French Language
15 23 (0.68%) Local Government
16 19 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.35%) Electronics
18 11 (0.32%) Automotive
19 10 (0.30%) Billing
20 9 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 813 (23.99%) Developer
2 614 (18.12%) Analyst
3 413 (12.19%) SharePoint Developer
4 292 (8.62%) Architect
5 266 (7.85%) Consultant
6 260 (7.67%) Project Manager
7 174 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 166 (4.90%) Administrator
9 132 (3.89%) SharePoint Consultant
10 89 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
10 89 (2.63%) .NET Developer
11 85 (2.51%) Support Engineer
11 85 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
12 83 (2.45%) Support Analyst
13 81 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 76 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 67 (1.98%) SharePoint Administrator
16 66 (1.95%) SharePoint Architect
17 61 (1.80%) 3rd Line Support
18 52 (1.53%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (21.30%) .NET
2 364 (10.74%) HTML
3 326 (9.62%) CSS
4 304 (8.97%) ASP.NET
5 217 (6.40%) jQuery
6 182 (5.37%) Web Services
7 170 (5.02%) XML
8 106 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 99 (2.92%) HTML5
10 97 (2.86%) WCF
11 77 (2.27%) Ajax
12 49 (1.45%) MDX
13 48 (1.42%) Middleware
14 46 (1.36%) CSS3
15 41 (1.21%) REST
16 36 (1.06%) XSLT
17 35 (1.03%) SOAP
17 35 (1.03%) Entity Framework
18 33 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (0.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 252 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 86 (2.54%) User Experience
4 73 (2.15%) Clustering
5 67 (1.98%) NHS
6 52 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 47 (1.39%) PKI
8 46 (1.36%) Replication
9 39 (1.15%) Blackberry
10 30 (0.89%) PMI
11 29 (0.86%) Taxonomies
12 28 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 24 (0.71%) Data Integration
14 22 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (0.53%) Statistics
17 16 (0.47%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.47%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 779 (22.99%) Windows
2 267 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 199 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 155 (4.57%) Windows 7
5 145 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (3.63%) Linux
7 75 (2.21%) UNIX
8 49 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 35 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 32 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 31 (0.91%) Solaris
13 28 (0.83%) Android
14 16 (0.47%) Debian
15 15 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.35%) AIX
17 9 (0.27%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.27%) CentOS
18 8 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (13.87%) Project Management
2 444 (13.10%) ITIL
3 435 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
4 432 (12.75%) Migration
5 352 (10.39%) CRM
6 286 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
7 255 (7.52%) PRINCE2
8 227 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 152 (4.49%) Workflow
10 151 (4.46%) Change Management
11 125 (3.69%) Business Analysis
12 119 (3.51%) Document Management
13 116 (3.42%) Scrum
14 103 (3.04%) Programme Management
15 98 (2.89%) Service Management
15 98 (2.89%) Content Management
16 97 (2.86%) Service Delivery
17 95 (2.80%) ETL
18 93 (2.74%) MVC
19 90 (2.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 749 (22.10%) SQL
2 566 (16.70%) C#
3 344 (10.15%) JavaScript
4 201 (5.93%) PowerShell
5 127 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 81 (2.39%) Java
7 78 (2.30%) VBA
8 49 (1.45%) VB
9 41 (1.21%) VB.NET
10 35 (1.03%) VBScript
11 28 (0.83%) C
12 25 (0.74%) C++
13 21 (0.62%) X++
13 21 (0.62%) PHP
14 17 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.35%) Python
17 10 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 336 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 240 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 175 (5.16%) Degree
4 156 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (2.33%) MCSE
6 72 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 54 (1.59%) PMP
8 46 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 45 (1.33%) ISEB
10 39 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 39 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 38 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (1.06%) MCP
13 34 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 31 (0.91%) MCITP
15 30 (0.89%) MCSA
16 22 (0.65%) CCNA
17 21 (0.62%) APMP
18 19 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 16 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.10%) QA
2 92 (2.71%) SLA
3 16 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.30%) P3O
6 9 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.089%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.059%) EMIR
10 2 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.059%) GMP
10 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.059%) HL7
11 1 (0.030%) COBIT
11 1 (0.030%) Basel II
11 1 (0.030%) GxP
11 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.030%) FATCA
System Software
1 452 (13.34%) Active Directory
2 198 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.50%) vSphere
5 49 (1.45%) XenApp
6 39 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 36 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 28 (0.83%) ISA Server
9 23 (0.68%) UAG
10 20 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 17 (0.50%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.44%) Xen
14 13 (0.38%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.35%) XenServer
15 12 (0.35%) Samba
16 9 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.24%) Postfix
17 8 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 156 (4.60%) SCCM
2 90 (2.66%) SCOM
3 29 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 26 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 23 (0.68%) ARCserve
6 23 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 18 (0.53%) HP SIM
8 17 (0.50%) Puppet
9 13 (0.38%) EdgeSight
10 12 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 12 (0.35%) OpenView
10 12 (0.35%) WSUS
11 10 (0.30%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.21%) SCSM
13 7 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1320 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 327 (9.65%) VMware
3 269 (7.94%) Citrix
4 212 (6.26%) Oracle
5 173 (5.10%) HP
6 151 (4.46%) SAP
7 108 (3.19%) Cisco
8 95 (2.80%) IBM
9 59 (1.74%) Remedy
10 51 (1.50%) Nintex
11 48 (1.42%) Business Objects
12 47 (1.39%) EMC
13 45 (1.33%) Red Hat
14 43 (1.27%) CA
14 43 (1.27%) Dell
15 38 (1.12%) Symantec
16 37 (1.09%) NetApp
16 37 (1.09%) Cognos
17 31 (0.91%) Veeam
18 28 (0.83%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
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West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
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