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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1832 1907 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.54% 3.86% 3.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.17% 21.40% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1097 1059
Average daily rate
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£370 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.82 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
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
9555 8913 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.48% 18.05% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5372 4648
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 367 418
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -6 815 £393 -1.87% 173
South East -5 350 £368 +5.00% 88
East of England +18 144 £320 -18.98% 34
South West 0 119 £350 - 28
North West -22 111 £350 +4.47% 43
Yorkshire -1 105 £300 -14.28% 33
West Midlands -2 94 £375 +17.18% 25
East Midlands -15 47 £350 - 23
North East -23 38 £300 -7.69% 4
Midlands -3 4 £450 +157.14% 2
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1359 (38.06%) Microsoft
2 853 (23.89%) SQL Server
3 801 (22.43%) SQL
4 783 (21.93%) Windows
5 751 (21.03%) .NET
6 737 (20.64%) Finance
7 728 (20.39%) MS Excel
8 703 (19.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 563 (15.77%) C#
10 540 (15.12%) MS Office
11 522 (14.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 510 (14.28%) Active Directory
12 510 (14.28%) Project Management
13 473 (13.25%) ITIL
14 471 (13.19%) Migration
15 425 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
16 407 (11.40%) Office 365
17 382 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 360 (10.08%) Security Cleared
19 358 (10.03%) HTML
20 352 (9.86%) VMware
21 340 (9.52%) CRM
22 332 (9.30%) JavaScript
23 327 (9.16%) ASP.NET
24 324 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
25 289 (8.09%) CSS
26 286 (8.01%) PRINCE2
27 278 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 272 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
29 271 (7.59%) MS Project

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 703 (19.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 522 (14.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 262 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 244 (6.83%) IIS
5 222 (6.22%) Lync
6 154 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
7 119 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 89 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
9 74 (2.07%) CMS
10 63 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 47 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 43 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
13 37 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 28 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
15 24 (0.67%) SAS
15 24 (0.67%) JBoss
15 24 (0.67%) Apache
16 23 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.62%) Confluence
17 22 (0.62%) LiveLink
Applications
1 728 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 540 (15.12%) MS Office
3 271 (7.59%) MS Project
4 269 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 190 (5.32%) MS Visio
6 72 (2.02%) InfoPath
7 60 (1.68%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.14%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.056%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 261 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.36%) Maximo
4 12 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (0.28%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.22%) CA PPM
7 8 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.22%) Tridion
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.17%) Primavera
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 5 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 407 (11.40%) Office 365
2 129 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.37%) Yammer
4 36 (1.01%) SaaS
5 25 (0.70%) PaaS
5 25 (0.70%) IaaS
6 22 (0.62%) OneDrive
7 20 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.25%) Google Drive
11 6 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
12 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.056%) Taleo
15 1 (0.028%) GitHub
15 1 (0.028%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 262 (7.34%) Intranet
2 179 (5.01%) SAN
3 156 (4.37%) DNS
4 137 (3.84%) Firewall
5 110 (3.08%) Internet
5 110 (3.08%) DHCP
6 81 (2.27%) LAN
7 76 (2.13%) WAN
8 71 (1.99%) Network Security
9 69 (1.93%) VPN
10 54 (1.51%) NAS
11 52 (1.46%) VLAN
12 47 (1.32%) LDAP
13 42 (1.18%) TCP/IP
14 32 (0.90%) Extranet
14 32 (0.90%) Wireless
15 30 (0.84%) FTP
16 29 (0.81%) VoIP
17 18 (0.50%) SMTP
17 18 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 382 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 278 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 211 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 208 (5.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 186 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 159 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 84 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 77 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 57 (1.60%) MS Access
11 48 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
12 44 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 40 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
14 36 (1.01%) QlikView
15 35 (0.98%) MySQL
16 34 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 33 (0.92%) RDBMS
18 29 (0.81%) EDRMS
19 26 (0.73%) PerformancePoint
20 25 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 218 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 134 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (2.04%) JIRA
4 20 (0.56%) Subversion
5 17 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.42%) Toad
6 15 (0.42%) Selenium
7 14 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.31%) NUnit
8 11 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.17%) Hudson
12 5 (0.14%) MSTest
12 5 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.11%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.11%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.11%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.084%) Oracle Forms
General
1 737 (20.64%) Finance
2 216 (6.05%) Banking
3 99 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 91 (2.55%) Retail
5 71 (1.99%) Marketing
6 70 (1.96%) Legal
7 59 (1.65%) Advertising
8 47 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.29%) Law
10 41 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 33 (0.92%) Publishing
12 32 (0.90%) Back Office
13 29 (0.81%) Local Government
14 26 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.39%) French Language
17 13 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.36%) Electronics
18 12 (0.34%) Automotive
19 11 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 809 (22.65%) Developer
2 670 (18.76%) Analyst
3 387 (10.84%) SharePoint Developer
4 296 (8.29%) Project Manager
5 291 (8.15%) Architect
6 258 (7.22%) Consultant
7 198 (5.54%) Business Analyst
8 169 (4.73%) Administrator
9 126 (3.53%) SharePoint Consultant
10 105 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
11 101 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 101 (2.83%) Support Analyst
12 99 (2.77%) Support Engineer
13 93 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 93 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 86 (2.41%) .NET Developer
15 71 (1.99%) SharePoint Administrator
16 68 (1.90%) Applications Support
17 64 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
17 64 (1.79%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (21.03%) .NET
2 358 (10.03%) HTML
3 327 (9.16%) ASP.NET
4 289 (8.09%) CSS
5 218 (6.10%) jQuery
6 162 (4.54%) Web Services
7 135 (3.78%) XML
8 117 (3.28%) HTML5
9 109 (3.05%) .NET Framework
10 90 (2.52%) WCF
11 68 (1.90%) MDX
12 58 (1.62%) Ajax
13 51 (1.43%) CSS3
14 44 (1.23%) REST
15 37 (1.04%) SOAP
16 35 (0.98%) XSLT
17 32 (0.90%) AngularJS
18 31 (0.87%) Entity Framework
19 28 (0.78%) Middleware
20 26 (0.73%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 237 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 126 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 75 (2.10%) Clustering
5 65 (1.82%) User Experience
6 64 (1.79%) NHS
7 49 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 48 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 43 (1.20%) PKI
10 37 (1.04%) PMI
11 35 (0.98%) Replication
11 35 (0.98%) Visualisation
12 33 (0.92%) Taxonomies
13 29 (0.81%) Wiki
14 26 (0.73%) E-Learning
15 23 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.56%) Data Integration
18 19 (0.53%) GIS
18 19 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 783 (21.93%) Windows
2 272 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 205 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 185 (5.18%) Windows 7
5 169 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 134 (3.75%) Linux
7 56 (1.57%) UNIX
8 46 (1.29%) Windows XP
9 42 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 37 (1.04%) Android
11 36 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 23 (0.64%) Solaris
14 16 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.39%) Debian
16 11 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.28%) VMS
17 10 (0.28%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.25%) CentOS
19 8 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (14.28%) Project Management
2 473 (13.25%) ITIL
3 471 (13.19%) Migration
4 425 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (9.52%) CRM
6 324 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
7 286 (8.01%) PRINCE2
8 239 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 179 (5.01%) Change Management
10 163 (4.56%) Workflow
11 140 (3.92%) Document Management
12 137 (3.84%) Business Analysis
13 126 (3.53%) Scrum
14 119 (3.33%) Content Management
15 114 (3.19%) Programme Management
16 108 (3.02%) Service Management
17 101 (2.83%) ETL
18 100 (2.80%) Change Control
19 94 (2.63%) SDLC
20 90 (2.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 801 (22.43%) SQL
2 563 (15.77%) C#
3 332 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 239 (6.69%) PowerShell
5 173 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 84 (2.35%) VB
7 81 (2.27%) VBA
8 62 (1.74%) Java
9 54 (1.51%) VB.NET
10 37 (1.04%) C
11 36 (1.01%) VBScript
12 29 (0.81%) C++
13 21 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 21 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 20 (0.56%) PHP
15 15 (0.42%) X++
16 13 (0.36%) R
16 13 (0.36%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.34%) Perl
18 10 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 360 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 250 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 204 (5.71%) Degree
4 147 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 79 (2.21%) MCSE
7 65 (1.82%) PMP
8 60 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 42 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 38 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (1.01%) MCSA
12 35 (0.98%) ISEB
13 31 (0.87%) MCITP
14 30 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 29 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (0.76%) MCP
17 24 (0.67%) CCNA
18 21 (0.59%) CISSP
19 16 (0.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (2.97%) QA
2 99 (2.77%) SLA
3 23 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.34%) P3O
6 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.084%) COBIT
9 3 (0.084%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.056%) HL7
10 2 (0.056%) FATCA
10 2 (0.056%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.056%) WCAG
10 2 (0.056%) WAI
11 1 (0.028%) Basel II
11 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.028%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.028%) Basel III
11 1 (0.028%) MiFID
System Software
1 510 (14.28%) Active Directory
2 219 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (3.84%) Hyper-V
4 59 (1.65%) XenApp
5 51 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (1.29%) vSphere
7 34 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 27 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.53%) Xen
10 19 (0.53%) Terminal Services
10 19 (0.53%) ISA Server
10 19 (0.53%) XenServer
11 15 (0.42%) Terminal Server
12 13 (0.36%) UAG
13 8 (0.22%) Samba
13 8 (0.22%) vCloud
14 7 (0.20%) NFS
15 6 (0.17%) iptables
15 6 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 139 (3.89%) SCCM
2 78 (2.18%) SCOM
3 29 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 28 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 26 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.62%) SCVMM
7 21 (0.59%) ARCserve
8 20 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 19 (0.53%) WSUS
10 14 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
11 13 (0.36%) Puppet
12 12 (0.34%) AirWatch
13 11 (0.31%) SCDPM
13 11 (0.31%) HP SIM
14 10 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.28%) SCSM
15 9 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 9 (0.25%) OpenView
15 9 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1359 (38.06%) Microsoft
2 352 (9.86%) VMware
3 263 (7.36%) Citrix
4 260 (7.28%) Oracle
5 174 (4.87%) HP
6 138 (3.86%) SAP
7 113 (3.16%) Cisco
8 72 (2.02%) IBM
9 62 (1.74%) Symantec
10 59 (1.65%) Nintex
11 55 (1.54%) EMC
12 53 (1.48%) Remedy
13 49 (1.37%) Dell
14 46 (1.29%) Red Hat
15 39 (1.09%) NetApp
16 34 (0.95%) Google
17 32 (0.90%) CA
18 31 (0.87%) Veeam
18 31 (0.87%) Tableau
19 30 (0.84%) Cognos
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Rate: From £430 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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