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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 50 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 1890 1974 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 3.92% 3.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.47% 21.29% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1170 1049
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 111 75
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -17.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.55 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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
10234 9271 8355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.26% 18.42% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 5600 4968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 807 £400 +2.56% 192
South East +3 397 £375 +7.14% 91
East of England +14 142 £325 -18.75% 37
North West -23 125 £375 +14.50% 84
South West -8 119 £330 -10.20% 29
Yorkshire -9 111 £300 -14.28% 33
West Midlands -2 99 £375 +11.11% 46
East Midlands -12 51 £350 -6.66% 26
North East -31 38 £300 -7.69% 8
Midlands +1 4 £450 +125.00%
South Coast 0 1 - -
SharePoint
UK

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1371 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 896 (25.42%) SQL Server
3 814 (23.09%) SQL
4 777 (22.04%) Windows
5 746 (21.16%) .NET
6 736 (20.88%) Finance
7 727 (20.62%) MS Excel
8 700 (19.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 550 (15.60%) C#
10 538 (15.26%) MS Office
11 506 (14.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 496 (14.07%) Project Management
13 490 (13.90%) Active Directory
14 472 (13.39%) ITIL
14 472 (13.39%) Migration
15 420 (11.91%) Office 365
16 412 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
17 397 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 370 (10.50%) Security Cleared
19 362 (10.27%) CRM
20 354 (10.04%) HTML
21 349 (9.90%) VMware
22 337 (9.56%) JavaScript
23 335 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
24 319 (9.05%) ASP.NET
25 300 (8.51%) CSS
26 290 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 277 (7.86%) Dynamics CRM
27 277 (7.86%) MS PowerPoint
28 266 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 700 (19.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 506 (14.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 254 (7.21%) IIS
4 249 (7.06%) MS Exchange
5 210 (5.96%) Lync
6 156 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
7 121 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 77 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
9 70 (1.99%) CMS
10 52 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 40 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 34 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (0.79%) JBoss
14 25 (0.71%) SAS
14 25 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
15 23 (0.65%) Tomcat
15 23 (0.65%) LiveLink
16 22 (0.62%) Apache
17 21 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 727 (20.62%) MS Excel
2 538 (15.26%) MS Office
3 277 (7.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 261 (7.40%) MS Project
5 179 (5.08%) MS Visio
6 82 (2.33%) InfoPath
7 51 (1.45%) PowerPivot
8 23 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.45%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.28%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.11%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.057%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.057%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.057%) XMetaL
14 2 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.057%) SPSS
15 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 277 (7.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.43%) Maximo
4 11 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (0.31%) CA PPM
5 10 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.23%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.20%) Tridion
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 5 (0.14%) Documaker
11 4 (0.11%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.085%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 420 (11.91%) Office 365
2 134 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (1.28%) SaaS
5 40 (1.13%) Yammer
6 31 (0.88%) PaaS
7 26 (0.74%) IaaS
8 21 (0.60%) OneDrive
9 16 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.28%) Google Drive
13 6 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
14 5 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.11%) GitHub
15 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.057%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.057%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 241 (6.84%) Intranet
2 175 (4.96%) SAN
3 174 (4.94%) DNS
4 144 (4.09%) Firewall
5 113 (3.21%) DHCP
6 110 (3.12%) Internet
7 85 (2.41%) WAN
7 85 (2.41%) LAN
8 74 (2.10%) Network Security
9 66 (1.87%) VPN
10 56 (1.59%) VLAN
11 50 (1.42%) NAS
12 47 (1.33%) LDAP
13 46 (1.30%) TCP/IP
14 41 (1.16%) Wireless
15 40 (1.13%) FTP
15 40 (1.13%) VoIP
16 26 (0.74%) Extranet
17 21 (0.60%) SMTP
18 20 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 896 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 397 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 290 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 219 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 214 (6.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 179 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 157 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 83 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 70 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 59 (1.67%) MS Access
11 46 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
12 44 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 43 (1.22%) Microsoft Power View
13 43 (1.22%) Oracle Database
14 40 (1.13%) PerformancePoint
15 35 (0.99%) MySQL
16 33 (0.94%) EDRMS
17 32 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 30 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
19 29 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 226 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 145 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (1.70%) JIRA
4 26 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.68%) Subversion
6 23 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.48%) Toad
8 14 (0.40%) NUnit
9 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.31%) Selenium
11 9 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.26%) Hudson
12 8 (0.23%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.17%) Maven
14 5 (0.14%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
15 4 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 736 (20.88%) Finance
2 223 (6.33%) Banking
3 101 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 97 (2.75%) Retail
5 68 (1.93%) Legal
6 63 (1.79%) Advertising
7 60 (1.70%) Marketing
8 43 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 35 (0.99%) Publishing
10 32 (0.91%) Law
11 29 (0.82%) Back Office
12 27 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.65%) Local Government
14 22 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.34%) French Language
17 11 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.31%) Automotive
17 11 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 786 (22.30%) Developer
2 649 (18.41%) Analyst
3 350 (9.93%) SharePoint Developer
4 299 (8.48%) Architect
5 295 (8.37%) Project Manager
6 247 (7.01%) Consultant
7 214 (6.07%) Business Analyst
8 189 (5.36%) Administrator
9 123 (3.49%) SharePoint Consultant
10 106 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 106 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 105 (2.98%) PMO Analyst
12 101 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 96 (2.72%) Support Analyst
14 95 (2.70%) Support Engineer
15 85 (2.41%) SharePoint Administrator
16 79 (2.24%) .NET Developer
17 70 (1.99%) Coordinator
18 67 (1.90%) Applications Support
18 67 (1.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (21.16%) .NET
2 354 (10.04%) HTML
3 319 (9.05%) ASP.NET
4 300 (8.51%) CSS
5 215 (6.10%) jQuery
6 161 (4.57%) Web Services
7 121 (3.43%) XML
8 118 (3.35%) HTML5
9 104 (2.95%) .NET Framework
10 78 (2.21%) WCF
11 66 (1.87%) MDX
12 56 (1.59%) REST
13 46 (1.30%) Ajax
14 44 (1.25%) SOAP
14 44 (1.25%) XSLT
15 42 (1.19%) Middleware
16 39 (1.11%) CSS3
17 35 (0.99%) AngularJS
18 27 (0.77%) Application Packaging
18 27 (0.77%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 231 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 123 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 66 (1.87%) Clustering
5 65 (1.84%) User Experience
6 58 (1.65%) NHS
7 53 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 50 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 36 (1.02%) PKI
10 34 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 33 (0.94%) PMI
11 33 (0.94%) Taxonomies
12 30 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (0.82%) Replication
14 28 (0.79%) Wiki
15 26 (0.74%) E-Learning
16 24 (0.68%) Client/Server
17 21 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
18 20 (0.57%) GIS
18 20 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 777 (22.04%) Windows
2 266 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 193 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 185 (5.25%) Windows 7
5 166 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 144 (4.09%) Linux
7 75 (2.13%) UNIX
8 44 (1.25%) Windows XP
8 44 (1.25%) Android
9 40 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 37 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 22 (0.62%) Solaris
13 20 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.28%) VMS
16 10 (0.28%) Debian
17 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (14.07%) Project Management
2 472 (13.39%) ITIL
2 472 (13.39%) Migration
3 412 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 362 (10.27%) CRM
5 335 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
6 261 (7.40%) PRINCE2
7 244 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 175 (4.96%) Workflow
9 173 (4.91%) Change Management
10 146 (4.14%) Document Management
11 144 (4.09%) Business Analysis
12 132 (3.74%) Content Management
13 115 (3.26%) Scrum
14 108 (3.06%) Service Management
14 108 (3.06%) Change Control
15 107 (3.04%) ETL
15 107 (3.04%) Data Migration
16 98 (2.78%) Service Delivery
17 93 (2.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 814 (23.09%) SQL
2 550 (15.60%) C#
3 337 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 256 (7.26%) PowerShell
5 183 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 102 (2.89%) VB
7 86 (2.44%) VBA
8 80 (2.27%) Java
9 57 (1.62%) VB.NET
10 42 (1.19%) VBScript
11 39 (1.11%) C
12 24 (0.68%) C++
12 24 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 22 (0.62%) PHP
14 17 (0.48%) X++
15 15 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 15 (0.43%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.40%) Perl
16 14 (0.40%) FQL
16 14 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 370 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 256 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 200 (5.67%) Degree
4 136 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 76 (2.16%) MCSE
6 75 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 61 (1.73%) PMP
8 57 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 47 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 38 (1.08%) MCSA
12 36 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (0.96%) ISEB
13 34 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 32 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (0.88%) MCITP
16 29 (0.82%) CCNA
17 23 (0.65%) CISSP
18 16 (0.45%) MCP
19 11 (0.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.06%) SLA
2 106 (3.01%) QA
3 30 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.37%) P3O
6 11 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) COBIT
9 2 (0.057%) FATCA
9 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.057%) WCAG
9 2 (0.057%) WAI
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.028%) Basel II
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.028%) COSO
10 1 (0.028%) Basel III
10 1 (0.028%) MiFID
System Software
1 490 (13.90%) Active Directory
2 219 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 54 (1.53%) XenApp
5 52 (1.48%) vSphere
6 51 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 29 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 21 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 19 (0.54%) Xen
12 17 (0.48%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.45%) XenServer
14 11 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.31%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.26%) UAG
16 8 (0.23%) NFS
17 6 (0.17%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.17%) SRDF
17 6 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 117 (3.32%) SCCM
2 71 (2.01%) SCOM
3 29 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 26 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 20 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 19 (0.54%) ARCserve
8 18 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 18 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 17 (0.48%) WSUS
10 14 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
11 13 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
12 12 (0.34%) Puppet
13 10 (0.28%) SCDPM
14 9 (0.26%) AirWatch
14 9 (0.26%) SCSM
14 9 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 9 (0.26%) Foglight
14 9 (0.26%) OpenView
14 9 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1371 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 349 (9.90%) VMware
3 254 (7.21%) Citrix
4 252 (7.15%) Oracle
5 173 (4.91%) HP
6 127 (3.60%) Cisco
7 125 (3.55%) SAP
8 69 (1.96%) IBM
9 64 (1.82%) Symantec
10 63 (1.79%) EMC
11 60 (1.70%) Nintex
12 58 (1.65%) Remedy
13 48 (1.36%) NetApp
14 44 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 38 (1.08%) Dell
15 38 (1.08%) Google
16 35 (0.99%) Adobe
17 33 (0.94%) Tableau
18 31 (0.88%) Cognos
19 28 (0.79%) Sitecore
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
T-exec Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £15.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago