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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 49 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1785 1927 1868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.67% 4.07% 4.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.25% 23.07% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1121 1073
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 79
Average hourly rate £22.25 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.15 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £54.25 £39.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.38% +10.52%
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
8813 8354 7504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.67% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5074 4353
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 294 381
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 759 £400 - 203
South East -5 368 £388 +15.67% 114
West Midlands +10 146 £400 +6.66% 47
North West +4 131 £350 +9.37% 69
South West -21 108 £345 -2.81% 37
East of England +5 107 £400 +14.28% 39
Yorkshire +4 107 £300 -14.28% 50
East Midlands -2 47 £390 +11.42% 26
North East -23 12 £315 +36.95% 10
Midlands +1 1 £550 +46.66%
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 787 (22.69%) .NET
3 775 (22.34%) SQL
4 760 (21.91%) SQL Server
5 754 (21.74%) Windows
6 730 (21.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 680 (19.60%) MS Excel
8 665 (19.17%) Finance
9 625 (18.02%) C#
10 576 (16.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 479 (13.81%) Active Directory
12 456 (13.14%) MS Office
13 451 (13.00%) Project Management
14 436 (12.57%) Migration
15 435 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
16 421 (12.14%) HTML
17 418 (12.05%) JavaScript
18 399 (11.50%) CSS
19 389 (11.21%) ITIL
20 371 (10.69%) CRM
21 353 (10.18%) Security Cleared
22 338 (9.74%) ASP.NET
23 312 (8.99%) VMware
24 300 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 289 (8.33%) Office 365
26 285 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
27 267 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
28 262 (7.55%) PRINCE2
29 261 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
30 259 (7.47%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 730 (21.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 576 (16.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 255 (7.35%) MS Exchange
4 235 (6.77%) Lync
5 218 (6.28%) IIS
6 165 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
7 114 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 100 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
9 95 (2.74%) CMS
10 84 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 76 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 44 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 42 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 41 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
15 34 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 30 (0.86%) Apache
17 27 (0.78%) IBM Notes
18 25 (0.72%) Documentum
19 22 (0.63%) Confluence
20 21 (0.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 680 (19.60%) MS Excel
2 456 (13.14%) MS Office
3 231 (6.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 215 (6.20%) MS Project
5 188 (5.42%) MS Visio
6 87 (2.51%) InfoPath
7 54 (1.56%) PowerPivot
8 19 (0.55%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.14%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.12%) Mingle
14 2 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.029%) ProjectWise
15 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.029%) DOC1
15 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 285 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.17%) Tridion
6 6 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.17%) Maximo
7 5 (0.14%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
8 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.12%) Endur
8 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.086%) Changepoint
9 3 (0.086%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 289 (8.33%) Office 365
2 114 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (0.78%) Yammer
5 22 (0.63%) IaaS
6 17 (0.49%) SaaS
7 14 (0.40%) PaaS
8 9 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.086%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.058%) GitHub
11 2 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.058%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.058%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 238 (6.86%) Intranet
2 131 (3.78%) Firewall
3 125 (3.60%) DNS
4 120 (3.46%) SAN
5 96 (2.77%) Internet
6 86 (2.48%) DHCP
7 81 (2.33%) VPN
8 74 (2.13%) WAN
9 73 (2.10%) LAN
10 67 (1.93%) TCP/IP
11 60 (1.73%) Network Security
12 49 (1.41%) LDAP
13 48 (1.38%) NAS
14 39 (1.12%) VoIP
15 37 (1.07%) VLAN
16 31 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (0.81%) MPLS
18 27 (0.78%) Wireless
19 26 (0.75%) FTP
20 24 (0.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 300 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 229 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 183 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 158 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 106 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 95 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 61 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 41 (1.18%) QlikView
11 38 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
12 34 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 33 (0.95%) OLAP
14 31 (0.89%) MS Access
15 29 (0.84%) MySQL
16 28 (0.81%) Microsoft Power View
17 25 (0.72%) RDBMS
18 22 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 19 (0.55%) MongoDB
20 17 (0.49%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 208 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 144 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (1.73%) JIRA
4 27 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.49%) NUnit
6 16 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (0.43%) Subversion
8 13 (0.37%) Selenium
9 11 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.23%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 7 (0.20%) Hudson
12 6 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.17%) MSTest
12 6 (0.17%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.12%) Firebug
14 4 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 665 (19.17%) Finance
2 187 (5.39%) Banking
3 114 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 88 (2.54%) Advertising
5 63 (1.82%) Legal
5 63 (1.82%) Marketing
6 59 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 59 (1.70%) Retail
7 58 (1.67%) Publishing
8 41 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.12%) Law
10 22 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (0.63%) Local Government
11 21 (0.61%) French Language
12 20 (0.58%) Back Office
13 18 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.37%) Electronics
14 13 (0.37%) Billing
15 11 (0.32%) Automotive
16 9 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 900 (25.94%) Developer
2 668 (19.26%) Analyst
3 464 (13.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 325 (9.37%) Architect
5 284 (8.19%) Consultant
6 250 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 178 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 172 (4.96%) Administrator
9 144 (4.15%) SharePoint Consultant
10 97 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
11 95 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 92 (2.65%) .NET Developer
13 85 (2.45%) SharePoint Architect
14 77 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 76 (2.19%) Support Engineer
16 71 (2.05%) Technical Architect
17 69 (1.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 68 (1.96%) SharePoint Administrator
19 64 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
20 60 (1.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (22.69%) .NET
2 421 (12.14%) HTML
3 399 (11.50%) CSS
4 338 (9.74%) ASP.NET
5 241 (6.95%) jQuery
6 190 (5.48%) XML
7 180 (5.19%) Web Services
8 103 (2.97%) WCF
8 103 (2.97%) HTML5
9 102 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 88 (2.54%) Ajax
11 52 (1.50%) CSS3
12 46 (1.33%) Middleware
13 45 (1.30%) MDX
14 41 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (1.01%) REST
16 33 (0.95%) XSLT
17 32 (0.92%) Application Packaging
17 32 (0.92%) AngularJS
18 30 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 259 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (3.37%) Clustering
3 116 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 100 (2.88%) User Experience
5 65 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 64 (1.84%) NHS
7 58 (1.67%) Replication
8 51 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 42 (1.21%) PKI
10 33 (0.95%) PMI
11 29 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 29 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 27 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (0.75%) Fat Client
13 26 (0.75%) Thin Client
14 25 (0.72%) Taxonomies
15 24 (0.69%) Data Integration
16 23 (0.66%) Wiki
16 23 (0.66%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 754 (21.74%) Windows
2 267 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 182 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 166 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 155 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (3.17%) Linux
7 80 (2.31%) UNIX
8 66 (1.90%) Windows XP
9 46 (1.33%) Solaris
10 37 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 32 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 31 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 15 (0.43%) Android
15 14 (0.40%) Debian
16 13 (0.37%) SUSE
16 13 (0.37%) AIX
17 11 (0.32%) HPUX
18 8 (0.23%) CentOS
19 7 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (13.00%) Project Management
2 436 (12.57%) Migration
3 435 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (11.21%) ITIL
5 371 (10.69%) CRM
6 262 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 261 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
8 223 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 160 (4.61%) Change Management
10 142 (4.09%) Workflow
11 121 (3.49%) MVC
12 116 (3.34%) Content Management
13 114 (3.29%) Service Delivery
14 104 (3.00%) Scrum
15 103 (2.97%) Business Analysis
15 103 (2.97%) Mentoring
16 93 (2.68%) Programme Management
17 91 (2.62%) Document Management
18 87 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 85 (2.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 775 (22.34%) SQL
2 625 (18.02%) C#
3 418 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 193 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 102 (2.94%) Java
6 98 (2.83%) VBA
7 95 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 36 (1.04%) VBScript
9 35 (1.01%) VB
10 33 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 28 (0.81%) C
12 27 (0.78%) PHP
13 25 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 24 (0.69%) C++
15 23 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.49%) Python
17 16 (0.46%) Perl
18 15 (0.43%) X++
19 13 (0.37%) Korn
19 13 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 353 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 246 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 183 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 146 (4.21%) Degree
5 92 (2.65%) MCSE
6 82 (2.36%) PMI Certification
7 61 (1.76%) PMP
8 53 (1.53%) MCP
8 53 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 43 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 42 (1.21%) ISEB
10 42 (1.21%) MCITP
11 38 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 35 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (0.81%) MCSA
15 23 (0.66%) CCNA
16 17 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (0.49%) APMP
17 16 (0.46%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (2.80%) QA
2 90 (2.59%) SLA
3 21 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.17%) P3O
8 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.12%) WAI
9 3 (0.086%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.086%) HL7
10 2 (0.058%) COBIT
10 2 (0.058%) GxP
10 2 (0.058%) GMP
10 2 (0.058%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.058%) EMIR
10 2 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.058%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.029%) CRD IV
System Software
1 479 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 191 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.44%) vSphere
5 41 (1.18%) XenApp
6 32 (0.92%) XenDesktop
6 32 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (0.84%) VMware ESX
8 25 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 23 (0.66%) UAG
10 22 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 20 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 14 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (0.35%) XenServer
14 12 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.32%) Samba
15 11 (0.32%) Terminal Server
15 11 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 11 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 160 (4.61%) SCCM
2 79 (2.28%) SCOM
3 26 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 22 (0.63%) HP SIM
5 21 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 17 (0.49%) ARCserve
8 15 (0.43%) EdgeSight
9 13 (0.37%) WSUS
10 12 (0.35%) Puppet
10 12 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (0.26%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (0.20%) Nagios
14 7 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1359 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 312 (8.99%) VMware
3 237 (6.83%) Citrix
4 194 (5.59%) Oracle
5 163 (4.70%) HP
6 137 (3.95%) SAP
7 133 (3.83%) Cisco
8 88 (2.54%) IBM
9 56 (1.61%) Remedy
10 51 (1.47%) EMC
11 49 (1.41%) Dell
12 46 (1.33%) CA
13 42 (1.21%) Business Objects
13 42 (1.21%) Nintex
14 39 (1.12%) Red Hat
15 35 (1.01%) CheckPoint
16 34 (0.98%) Veritas
17 31 (0.89%) Veeam
18 30 (0.86%) Lotus
19 28 (0.81%) NetApp
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Croydon, Surrey
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Hertfordshire
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Berkshire
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Cheshire
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