The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 194 194 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 56 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.49% 2.99% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 38
Average daily rate £335 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.48% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+124.48% +44.11%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1606 1438 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.58% 17.18% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 766 847
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 80
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SharePoint Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SharePoint Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SharePoint Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SharePoint Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SharePoint Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 32 £300 -21.56% 7
Hampshire +11 15 £360 -2.70%
Surrey -8 5 £125 -68.75% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 1 £375 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 100 (78.74%) SharePoint
2 94 (74.02%) Security Cleared
3 82 (64.57%) Microsoft
4 69 (54.33%) SC Cleared
5 66 (51.97%) Windows
6 42 (33.07%) SQL
7 39 (30.71%) SQL Server
8 38 (29.92%) .NET
9 32 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (22.83%) MS Office
10 29 (22.83%) C#
10 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
11 24 (18.90%) Project Management
11 24 (18.90%) Workflow
12 23 (18.11%) Windows XP
12 23 (18.11%) MS Project Server
13 22 (17.32%) MS Project
14 20 (15.75%) XML
14 20 (15.75%) .NET Framework
15 19 (14.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (14.96%) Visual Studio
15 19 (14.96%) OLAP
16 18 (14.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 17 (13.39%) ISEB
17 17 (13.39%) TestDirector
17 17 (13.39%) HP Quality Center
18 16 (12.60%) IDOL
19 15 (11.81%) Active Directory
20 14 (11.02%) QuickTest Pro
20 14 (11.02%) WinRunner

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 100 (78.74%) SharePoint
2 23 (18.11%) MS Project Server
3 19 (14.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (10.24%) IIS
5 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.79%) Papyrus
Applications
1 29 (22.83%) MS Office
1 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.32%) MS Project
3 4 (3.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Exstream
2 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) Intranet
2 9 (7.09%) LDAP
3 7 (5.51%) Internet
4 6 (4.72%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) OLAP
3 16 (12.60%) IDOL
4 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (8.66%) DTS
6 6 (4.72%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Visual Studio
2 17 (13.39%) TestDirector
3 14 (11.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (11.02%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.15%) Marketing
2 3 (2.36%) Military
2 3 (2.36%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Developer
2 24 (18.90%) Consultant
2 24 (18.90%) SharePoint Developer
3 21 (16.54%) SharePoint Consultant
4 16 (12.60%) Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Administrator
5 14 (11.02%) Designer
6 13 (10.24%) Test Analyst
7 12 (9.45%) SharePoint Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (5.51%) Support Specialist
10 6 (4.72%) Tester
10 6 (4.72%) IT Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) Wintel Support
11 5 (3.94%) Wintel Specialist
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Tester
11 5 (3.94%) Project Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.92%) .NET
2 20 (15.75%) XML
2 20 (15.75%) .NET Framework
3 18 (14.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET
5 13 (10.24%) HTML
6 7 (5.51%) Web Services
7 6 (4.72%) CSS
7 6 (4.72%) jQuery
7 6 (4.72%) WCF
8 5 (3.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (3.15%) JSP
9 4 (3.15%) REST
10 1 (0.79%) XSL
10 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Clustering
2 6 (4.72%) AS400
3 4 (3.15%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.15%) Blog
4 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 66 (51.97%) Windows
2 32 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (18.11%) Windows XP
4 10 (7.87%) AIX
5 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Vista
6 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.36%) UNIX
7 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) Project Management
1 24 (18.90%) Workflow
2 14 (11.02%) Migration
3 11 (8.66%) Test Scripting
4 10 (7.87%) Test Automation
5 8 (6.30%) OOP
5 8 (6.30%) OO
5 8 (6.30%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.30%) Information Management
5 8 (6.30%) Web Development
6 7 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) ERP
7 6 (4.72%) CRM
7 6 (4.72%) Document Management
7 6 (4.72%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.15%) MVC
9 4 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.07%) SQL
2 29 (22.83%) C#
3 14 (11.02%) VB
4 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.45%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.30%) Java
6 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.72%) Lua
7 3 (2.36%) C
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (74.02%) Security Cleared
2 69 (54.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.39%) ISEB
4 10 (7.87%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) Degree
6 2 (1.57%) MCP
6 2 (1.57%) MCSE
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (13.39%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (7.87%) Netcool
2 10 (7.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (7.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 82 (64.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) McAfee
2 10 (7.87%) Veritas
2 10 (7.87%) Citrix
2 10 (7.87%) Meridio
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle
3 6 (4.72%) Google
4 5 (3.94%) HP
5 4 (3.15%) Adobe
5 4 (3.15%) Remedy
5 4 (3.15%) CA
6 1 (0.79%) Unica
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