The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 342 317 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.74% 3.63% 4.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.13% 21.67% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 176 188
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -32.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.24 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.70 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -30.00%
SharePoint
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
1699 1463 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.60% 16.73% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 811 844
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 69 85
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -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
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SharePoint
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 across the South East region.

SharePoint Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SharePoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SharePoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SharePoint
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 across the South East region.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SharePoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SharePoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SharePoint
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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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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 79 £375 -11.50% 24
Surrey -2 69 £388 +19.23% 21
Hampshire +4 64 £300 +4.49% 30
Buckinghamshire +7 47 £350 +16.66% 8
West Sussex +18 24 £250 -28.57% 6
East Sussex +1 21 £250 -29.57% 6
Oxfordshire +4 15 £223 -39.45% 13
Middlesex -13 7 £345 +56.81%
Kent -17 4 £365 +73.80% 4
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 307 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 196 (26.67%) Windows
3 194 (26.39%) Security Cleared
4 182 (24.76%) MS Excel
5 156 (21.22%) SC Cleared
6 154 (20.95%) .NET
6 154 (20.95%) SQL Server
7 149 (20.27%) SQL
8 139 (18.91%) MS Office
9 119 (16.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 118 (16.05%) Finance
11 117 (15.92%) PRINCE2
12 108 (14.69%) C#
13 101 (13.74%) Project Management
14 98 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 88 (11.97%) ITIL
16 85 (11.56%) ASP.NET
17 78 (10.61%) XML
18 72 (9.80%) Visual Studio
19 70 (9.52%) HTML
19 70 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 69 (9.39%) SharePoint Server
20 69 (9.39%) VMware
21 68 (9.25%) JavaScript
22 66 (8.98%) Workflow
23 63 (8.57%) Active Directory
23 63 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
24 62 (8.44%) MS Project
25 61 (8.30%) CSS
26 59 (8.03%) CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 119 (16.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 98 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 69 (9.39%) SharePoint Server
4 47 (6.39%) IIS
5 38 (5.17%) MS Exchange
6 30 (4.08%) Lync
7 24 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (1.77%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.63%) MS Project Server
11 11 (1.50%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.22%) CMS
13 8 (1.09%) SAS
13 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.82%) Apache
14 6 (0.82%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.54%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 182 (24.76%) MS Excel
2 139 (18.91%) MS Office
3 62 (8.44%) MS Project
4 49 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 32 (4.35%) InfoPath
7 11 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.41%) DOC1
9 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 45 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.68%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.41%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.27%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.14%) Tridion
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.31%) Office 365
2 19 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.50%) IaaS
4 5 (0.68%) SaaS
5 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.08%) SAN
1 30 (4.08%) Intranet
2 25 (3.40%) DNS
3 22 (2.99%) LDAP
3 22 (2.99%) Firewall
4 20 (2.72%) Internet
5 19 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (2.45%) DHCP
7 15 (2.04%) WAN
8 13 (1.77%) SMTP
9 12 (1.63%) LAN
10 8 (1.09%) VoIP
10 8 (1.09%) HTTP
10 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.09%) NAS
11 7 (0.95%) 3G
11 7 (0.95%) Broadband
12 6 (0.82%) DAB
13 5 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 44 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.99%) OLAP
6 20 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.45%) IDOL
7 18 (2.45%) DTS
8 16 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.22%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.95%) MS Access
16 5 (0.68%) QlikView
16 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
17 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
17 4 (0.54%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 72 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 29 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.54%) WinRunner
4 4 (0.54%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.27%) NUnit
6 2 (0.27%) JIRA
7 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.14%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.14%) Introscope
7 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
General
1 118 (16.05%) Finance
2 44 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.95%) Marketing
4 14 (1.90%) Publishing
5 11 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.22%) Military
7 8 (1.09%) Retail
8 7 (0.95%) Advertising
8 7 (0.95%) Electronics
9 5 (0.68%) Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Legal
10 4 (0.54%) Local Government
11 3 (0.41%) French Language
11 3 (0.41%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (20.14%) Developer
2 135 (18.37%) Analyst
3 83 (11.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 77 (10.48%) Consultant
5 53 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 50 (6.80%) Administrator
7 48 (6.53%) Architect
8 41 (5.58%) Coordinator
9 40 (5.44%) Business Analyst
10 36 (4.90%) .NET Developer
11 32 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
12 26 (3.54%) PMO Analyst
13 22 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
14 21 (2.86%) Designer
15 20 (2.72%) SharePoint Administrator
15 20 (2.72%) VB.NET Developer
16 18 (2.45%) Data Analyst
17 16 (2.18%) Support Analyst
18 15 (2.04%) Support Engineer
19 14 (1.90%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (20.95%) .NET
2 85 (11.56%) ASP.NET
3 78 (10.61%) XML
4 70 (9.52%) HTML
5 61 (8.30%) CSS
6 51 (6.94%) .NET Framework
7 43 (5.85%) Web Services
8 39 (5.31%) XSLT
8 39 (5.31%) WCF
9 30 (4.08%) jQuery
10 29 (3.95%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 21 (2.86%) WF
12 17 (2.31%) Middleware
13 16 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (1.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (1.90%) XSL
15 10 (1.36%) XHTML
16 9 (1.22%) Ajax
16 9 (1.22%) SOAP
17 7 (0.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.18%) Computer Science
3 14 (1.90%) Replication
3 14 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 12 (1.63%) PKI
5 11 (1.50%) Clustering
5 11 (1.50%) CMDB
6 7 (0.95%) Statistics
6 7 (0.95%) DTV
6 7 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 6 (0.82%) Open Source
7 6 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.68%) Wiki
8 5 (0.68%) Social Network
8 5 (0.68%) NHS
8 5 (0.68%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.54%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.54%) iPhone
9 4 (0.54%) Blog
9 4 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 196 (26.67%) Windows
2 70 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (5.58%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.13%) Linux
6 21 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.31%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.63%) UNIX
9 8 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (15.92%) PRINCE2
2 101 (13.74%) Project Management
3 88 (11.97%) ITIL
4 66 (8.98%) Workflow
5 59 (8.03%) CRM
6 58 (7.89%) Migration
7 57 (7.76%) Document Management
8 48 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (5.71%) MVC
10 31 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (3.81%) Scrum
11 28 (3.81%) Web Development
12 27 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (3.54%) Change Management
14 25 (3.40%) Programme Management
15 20 (2.72%) Configuration Management
15 20 (2.72%) SOA
15 20 (2.72%) Analytics
16 19 (2.59%) Service Delivery
16 19 (2.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (20.27%) SQL
2 108 (14.69%) C#
3 68 (9.25%) JavaScript
4 39 (5.31%) PowerShell
5 36 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 29 (3.95%) VB.NET
6 29 (3.95%) C
7 28 (3.81%) Java
8 17 (2.31%) VB
9 12 (1.63%) PHP
10 9 (1.22%) VBA
11 5 (0.68%) Perl
12 4 (0.54%) C++
12 4 (0.54%) VBScript
13 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.27%) Korn
15 1 (0.14%) XPath
15 1 (0.14%) X++
15 1 (0.14%) Lua
15 1 (0.14%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 194 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 156 (21.22%) SC Cleared
3 46 (6.26%) Degree
4 26 (3.54%) DV Cleared
5 24 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (2.59%) ISEB
8 18 (2.45%) MCSE
8 18 (2.45%) PMI Certification
9 15 (2.04%) PMP
9 15 (2.04%) MCP
10 13 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.22%) MCSA
12 8 (1.09%) CISSP
13 7 (0.95%) CISM
13 7 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.53%) SLA
2 20 (2.72%) QA
3 17 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.82%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.68%) P3O
7 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.36%) UAG
5 8 (1.09%) XenApp
6 7 (0.95%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.95%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.54%) vSphere
9 4 (0.54%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.41%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.27%) vCloud
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.27%) SCCM
2 16 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.36%) ARCserve
3 10 (1.36%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.68%) SCOM
6 4 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.54%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.41%) Nessus
8 2 (0.27%) MOM
8 2 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.27%) Nagios
8 2 (0.27%) NetCrunch
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 307 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.39%) VMware
3 43 (5.85%) HP
4 40 (5.44%) Oracle
5 30 (4.08%) Citrix
6 26 (3.54%) Cisco
7 25 (3.40%) SAP
8 17 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.31%) Meridio
9 15 (2.04%) Lotus
10 11 (1.50%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.36%) Adobe
12 9 (1.22%) Symantec
12 9 (1.22%) McAfee
12 9 (1.22%) Nintex
13 8 (1.09%) Remedy
13 8 (1.09%) CA
13 8 (1.09%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.95%) Juniper
14 7 (0.95%) EMC
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