The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.98% 2.45% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.62% 8.62% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
58 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.92% 28.43% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 21
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £23.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.75 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SharePoint
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint across the Oxford region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint across the Oxford region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (25.00%) WF
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) DHTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) WF
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) DHTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Jython
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Open Text