The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 216 180 183
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 32 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 3.55% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 32
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£300 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £312 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.75%
SharePoint Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1731 1464 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.63% 16.74% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 811 844
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 69 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
Berkshire -8 19 £406 -4.41% 4
Hampshire -12 7 £300 -25.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £225 -23.40%
Oxfordshire -3 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (77.53%) SharePoint
2 68 (76.40%) Security Cleared
3 54 (60.67%) SC Cleared
4 51 (57.30%) Windows
5 40 (44.94%) .NET
5 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
6 38 (42.70%) SQL Server
6 38 (42.70%) C#
6 38 (42.70%) SQL
7 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (33.71%) MS Office
8 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET
8 30 (33.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (28.09%) IDOL
9 25 (28.09%) Visual Studio
10 24 (26.97%) Meridio
11 23 (25.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 23 (25.84%) T-SQL
12 22 (24.72%) Workflow
13 20 (22.47%) OLAP
14 19 (21.35%) Web Services
14 19 (21.35%) SLA
14 19 (21.35%) Web Development
15 18 (20.22%) DTS
15 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
16 17 (19.10%) LDAP
17 16 (17.98%) XML
17 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
18 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
19 13 (14.61%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (77.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.62%) IIS
4 5 (5.62%) MS Project Server
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.12%) Papyrus
6 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Office
2 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
3 9 (10.11%) InfoPath
4 5 (5.62%) MS Project
5 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) LDAP
2 6 (6.74%) SMTP
3 4 (4.49%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
6 1 (1.12%) Intranet
6 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (33.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (28.09%) IDOL
4 20 (22.47%) OLAP
5 18 (20.22%) DTS
6 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.25%) EDRMS
8 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.36%) TestDirector
3 10 (11.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (11.24%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.37%) Military
1 3 (3.37%) Marketing
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Designer
4 8 (8.99%) Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Administrator
6 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Designer
7 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.37%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) .NET
2 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (25.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 19 (21.35%) Web Services
5 16 (17.98%) XML
5 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.24%) WCF
7 6 (6.74%) XSLT
7 6 (6.74%) CSS
8 5 (5.62%) jQuery
9 4 (4.49%) WF
9 4 (4.49%) Silverlight
9 4 (4.49%) HTML
10 3 (3.37%) CAML
10 3 (3.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (3.37%) REST
10 3 (3.37%) WPF
10 3 (3.37%) ADO.NET
10 3 (3.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Replication
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Blog
4 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.74%) AIX
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Workflow
2 19 (21.35%) Web Development
3 13 (14.61%) Document Management
4 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.62%) Information Management
7 4 (4.49%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
7 4 (4.49%) Automation Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Content Management
7 4 (4.49%) Project Management
7 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.49%) MVC
7 4 (4.49%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (4.49%) OO
7 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL
8 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.37%) UML
8 3 (3.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.70%) C#
1 38 (42.70%) SQL
2 23 (25.84%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) C
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) Lua
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (76.40%) Security Cleared
2 54 (60.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) ISEB
4 6 (6.74%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.74%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (6.74%) Netcool
2 6 (6.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (4.49%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.97%) Meridio
3 9 (10.11%) Citrix
4 6 (6.74%) Veritas
4 6 (6.74%) McAfee
5 5 (5.62%) CA
5 5 (5.62%) HP
6 4 (4.49%) Adobe
6 4 (4.49%) VMware
6 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.37%) Altiris
7 3 (3.37%) Symantec
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle
8 2 (2.25%) Google
8 2 (2.25%) Brocade
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