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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 214 174 187
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +13
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 30 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.76% 4.50% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 30
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £354 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -68.75%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1704 1378 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.51% 16.26% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 760 807
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
SharePoint Server
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -23 20 £313 -28.57% 1
Hampshire -9 5 £386 -3.79%
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £225 -
Oxfordshire +3 1 - - 1
West Sussex -4 1 £475 +39.70%
Thames Valley - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 62 (72.94%) Security Cleared
3 47 (55.29%) SC Cleared
4 44 (51.76%) Windows
5 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
6 36 (42.35%) .NET
7 35 (41.18%) C#
8 34 (40.00%) SQL
9 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
10 28 (32.94%) IDOL
11 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (29.41%) MS Office
12 25 (29.41%) Visual Studio
12 25 (29.41%) ASP.NET
13 24 (28.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (25.88%) Meridio
15 21 (24.71%) OLAP
16 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
16 19 (22.35%) XML
16 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
16 19 (22.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 19 (22.35%) Workflow
17 18 (21.18%) Web Services
18 17 (20.00%) Web Development
19 16 (18.82%) .NET Framework
19 16 (18.82%) DTS
20 15 (17.65%) LDAP
21 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
21 14 (16.47%) SLA
22 12 (14.12%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) IIS
3 9 (10.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (8.24%) MS Project Server
4 7 (8.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Lync
6 1 (1.18%) Papyrus
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) MS Office
2 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.41%) InfoPath
4 6 (7.06%) MS Project
5 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) LDAP
2 6 (7.06%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) SMTP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (32.94%) IDOL
3 24 (28.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (24.71%) OLAP
5 16 (18.82%) DTS
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.94%) TestDirector
3 10 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (11.76%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.71%) Marketing
2 3 (3.53%) Military
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Designer
4 8 (9.41%) Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Architect
6 6 (7.06%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Designer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Tester
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.35%) IT Administrator
10 2 (2.35%) Project Coordinator
10 2 (2.35%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.35%) XML
3 19 (22.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 18 (21.18%) Web Services
5 16 (18.82%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.76%) WCF
7 7 (8.24%) CSS
8 5 (5.88%) XSLT
9 4 (4.71%) HTML
9 4 (4.71%) jQuery
9 4 (4.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (4.71%) REST
10 3 (3.53%) CAML
10 3 (3.53%) WPF
10 3 (3.53%) WF
10 3 (3.53%) Silverlight
10 3 (3.53%) Ajax
10 3 (3.53%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Clustering
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Blog
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) AS400
4 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.59%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.06%) AIX
5 2 (2.35%) Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Workflow
2 17 (20.00%) Web Development
3 12 (14.12%) Document Management
4 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
5 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.71%) MVC
7 4 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (4.71%) OO
7 4 (4.71%) ERP
7 4 (4.71%) Business Development
7 4 (4.71%) Information Management
7 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.53%) Information Architecture
8 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) C#
2 34 (40.00%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) Lua
5 6 (7.06%) VB
6 5 (5.88%) C
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (72.94%) Security Cleared
2 47 (55.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) ISEB
4 9 (10.59%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.06%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (7.06%) Netcool
2 6 (7.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.88%) Meridio
3 7 (8.24%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) Citrix
4 6 (7.06%) Veritas
4 6 (7.06%) McAfee
5 5 (5.88%) HP
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) Adobe
6 4 (4.71%) CA