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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1754 1884 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.68% 4.09% 4.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.32% 23.17% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 1095 1029
Average daily rate
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£380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 63 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £113.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.42%
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
8633 8132 7445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.63% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5357 4883 4275
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 296 386
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.46 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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
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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 -1 775 £400 - 238
South East -10 376 £375 +15.38% 116
West Midlands -1 121 £385 +6.20% 63
North West -6 110 £325 - 74
East of England +17 107 £400 +14.28% 47
South West -24 105 £325 -13.33% 40
Yorkshire +2 94 £325 -7.14% 46
East Midlands +12 46 £390 +35.65% 25
North East -12 24 £300 +25.17% 10
Midlands - - - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 1396 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 817 (22.74%) .NET
3 807 (22.47%) Windows
4 795 (22.13%) SQL
5 778 (21.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 765 (21.30%) SQL Server
7 694 (19.32%) MS Excel
8 676 (18.82%) Finance
9 655 (18.23%) C#
10 646 (17.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 495 (13.78%) Active Directory
12 468 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
13 464 (12.92%) JavaScript
14 460 (12.81%) HTML
15 440 (12.25%) MS Office
16 439 (12.22%) CSS
17 433 (12.05%) Project Management
18 407 (11.33%) Migration
19 390 (10.86%) Security Cleared
20 373 (10.38%) CRM
21 372 (10.36%) ITIL
22 364 (10.13%) ASP.NET
23 315 (8.77%) VMware
24 296 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
25 291 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
26 290 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 287 (7.99%) Office 365
28 278 (7.74%) MS Exchange
29 262 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
29 262 (7.29%) jQuery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 778 (21.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 646 (17.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 278 (7.74%) MS Exchange
4 259 (7.21%) Lync
5 208 (5.79%) IIS
6 161 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
7 127 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 119 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
9 108 (3.01%) CMS
10 102 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 86 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 46 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 39 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 39 (1.09%) WebSphere
14 37 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
15 32 (0.89%) Apache
16 31 (0.86%) Documentum
17 30 (0.84%) IBM Notes
18 27 (0.75%) MS Project Server
19 21 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 694 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 440 (12.25%) MS Office
3 239 (6.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 227 (6.32%) MS Project
5 187 (5.21%) MS Visio
6 87 (2.42%) InfoPath
7 49 (1.36%) PowerPivot
8 22 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.25%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.14%) Open Workbench
12 5 (0.14%) Mingle
13 2 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.028%) DOC1
14 1 (0.028%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 296 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.17%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.17%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 4 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.11%) Endur
8 3 (0.084%) Maximo
8 3 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.084%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.084%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.084%) Changepoint
8 3 (0.084%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 287 (7.99%) Office 365
2 119 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (0.81%) Yammer
5 21 (0.58%) IaaS
6 20 (0.56%) SaaS
7 12 (0.33%) PaaS
8 9 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.17%) GitHub
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.084%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 248 (6.90%) Intranet
2 121 (3.37%) DNS
3 120 (3.34%) Firewall
4 115 (3.20%) SAN
5 87 (2.42%) Internet
6 77 (2.14%) DHCP
6 77 (2.14%) VPN
7 72 (2.00%) LAN
8 71 (1.98%) WAN
9 63 (1.75%) TCP/IP
10 47 (1.31%) Network Security
11 41 (1.14%) LDAP
12 38 (1.06%) NAS
13 36 (1.00%) VoIP
14 32 (0.89%) MPLS
15 31 (0.86%) VLAN
16 29 (0.81%) Extranet
17 26 (0.72%) SMTP
17 26 (0.72%) FTP
18 25 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 765 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 290 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 215 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 192 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 147 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 106 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
7 93 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 71 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 61 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 43 (1.20%) PerformancePoint
10 43 (1.20%) QlikView
11 35 (0.97%) MS Access
12 34 (0.95%) OLAP
13 33 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 28 (0.78%) MySQL
15 26 (0.72%) Microsoft Power View
16 24 (0.67%) MongoDB
17 21 (0.58%) RDBMS
18 19 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 17 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 209 (5.82%) Visual Studio
2 161 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (1.45%) JIRA
4 29 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 19 (0.53%) NUnit
7 13 (0.36%) Subversion
7 13 (0.36%) MSBuild
7 13 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.22%) Selenium
10 8 (0.22%) MSTest
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 6 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.14%) Hudson
14 4 (0.11%) Firebug
14 4 (0.11%) PeopleTools
General
1 676 (18.82%) Finance
2 226 (6.29%) Banking
3 127 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 96 (2.67%) Advertising
5 76 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 69 (1.92%) Publishing
7 67 (1.87%) Legal
8 59 (1.64%) Marketing
9 50 (1.39%) Retail
10 45 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.03%) Law
12 24 (0.67%) Back Office
13 23 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.58%) Local Government
15 20 (0.56%) French Language
15 20 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.42%) Electronics
17 14 (0.39%) Billing
17 14 (0.39%) Military
18 12 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 962 (26.78%) Developer
2 724 (20.16%) Analyst
3 501 (13.95%) SharePoint Developer
4 356 (9.91%) Architect
5 289 (8.05%) Consultant
6 244 (6.79%) Project Manager
7 193 (5.37%) Business Analyst
8 182 (5.07%) Administrator
9 150 (4.18%) SharePoint Consultant
10 111 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
11 110 (3.06%) Support Analyst
12 101 (2.81%) SharePoint Architect
13 96 (2.67%) .NET Developer
14 90 (2.51%) Technical Architect
15 83 (2.31%) Support Engineer
16 77 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 73 (2.03%) SharePoint Administrator
18 70 (1.95%) CRM Developer
19 66 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
20 63 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (22.74%) .NET
2 460 (12.81%) HTML
3 439 (12.22%) CSS
4 364 (10.13%) ASP.NET
5 262 (7.29%) jQuery
6 188 (5.23%) Web Services
7 187 (5.21%) XML
8 130 (3.62%) WCF
9 116 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 114 (3.17%) HTML5
11 87 (2.42%) Ajax
12 53 (1.48%) CSS3
13 48 (1.34%) Middleware
14 46 (1.28%) Application Packaging
15 42 (1.17%) REST
16 41 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (1.14%) XSLT
17 37 (1.03%) MDX
18 35 (0.97%) AngularJS
19 33 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 259 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (3.67%) Clustering
3 113 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 96 (2.67%) User Experience
5 68 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 66 (1.84%) NHS
7 60 (1.67%) Replication
8 50 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 42 (1.17%) PKI
10 33 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 33 (0.92%) Fat Client
11 31 (0.86%) PMI
12 29 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
13 27 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (0.72%) Visualisation
15 23 (0.64%) Wiki
16 21 (0.58%) Data Integration
16 21 (0.58%) Open Source
17 20 (0.56%) Taxonomies
18 19 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 807 (22.47%) Windows
2 291 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 207 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 175 (4.87%) Windows 7
5 165 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (2.76%) Linux
7 90 (2.51%) UNIX
8 69 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 54 (1.50%) Solaris
10 40 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 32 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 18 (0.50%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.39%) Android
15 13 (0.36%) SUSE
15 13 (0.36%) AIX
16 10 (0.28%) HPUX
17 9 (0.25%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (12.05%) Project Management
3 407 (11.33%) Migration
4 373 (10.38%) CRM
5 372 (10.36%) ITIL
6 262 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
7 260 (7.24%) PRINCE2
8 234 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 178 (4.96%) Workflow
10 159 (4.43%) Change Management
11 133 (3.70%) MVC
12 120 (3.34%) Content Management
13 114 (3.17%) Service Delivery
14 105 (2.92%) Document Management
15 103 (2.87%) Business Analysis
16 100 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
17 98 (2.73%) Scrum
17 98 (2.73%) Mentoring
18 96 (2.67%) Programme Management
19 91 (2.53%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 795 (22.13%) SQL
2 655 (18.23%) C#
3 464 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 216 (6.01%) PowerShell
5 104 (2.90%) VBA
6 102 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 98 (2.73%) Java
8 44 (1.22%) VBScript
9 38 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 37 (1.03%) VB
11 33 (0.92%) C
12 30 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 29 (0.81%) PHP
14 23 (0.64%) PL/SQL
14 23 (0.64%) C++
15 20 (0.56%) Korn
16 15 (0.42%) Perl
16 15 (0.42%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.39%) Python
18 9 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 390 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 262 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 183 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 145 (4.04%) Degree
5 88 (2.45%) MCSE
6 75 (2.09%) PMI Certification
7 69 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 57 (1.59%) VCP4
9 53 (1.48%) PMP
10 50 (1.39%) MCP
11 46 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 46 (1.28%) ISEB
12 41 (1.14%) MCITP
13 40 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 36 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (0.64%) MCTS
17 19 (0.53%) MCSA
18 16 (0.45%) APMP
19 14 (0.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.29%) QA
2 97 (2.70%) SLA
3 17 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.19%) P3O
7 6 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.17%) COBIT
8 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.11%) HL7
8 4 (0.11%) WAI
9 3 (0.084%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.056%) EMIR
10 2 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.056%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.056%) GxP
10 2 (0.056%) GMP
11 1 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.028%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 495 (13.78%) Active Directory
2 186 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 55 (1.53%) vSphere
5 46 (1.28%) XenApp
6 34 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 28 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 25 (0.70%) VMware ESX
9 25 (0.70%) UAG
10 20 (0.56%) ISA Server
11 15 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 15 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 15 (0.42%) XenServer
12 14 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (0.33%) vCloud
14 10 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 7 (0.19%) Samba
15 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 158 (4.40%) SCCM
2 83 (2.31%) SCOM
3 31 (0.86%) HP SIM
4 25 (0.70%) ARCserve
5 23 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 23 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (0.50%) EdgeSight
7 18 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 12 (0.33%) Puppet
10 12 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.31%) WSUS
11 11 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (0.25%) Nagios
13 9 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1396 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 315 (8.77%) VMware
3 224 (6.24%) Citrix
4 195 (5.43%) Oracle
5 186 (5.18%) HP
6 150 (4.18%) SAP
7 126 (3.51%) Cisco
8 89 (2.48%) IBM
9 62 (1.73%) Remedy
10 55 (1.53%) CA
11 50 (1.39%) EMC
12 48 (1.34%) Dell
12 48 (1.34%) Business Objects
13 42 (1.17%) Nintex
14 41 (1.14%) Red Hat
15 37 (1.03%) CheckPoint
16 36 (1.00%) Symantec
16 36 (1.00%) Veritas
17 33 (0.92%) Lotus
18 30 (0.84%) Tableau
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