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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 325 380 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.80% 4.09% 4.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.87% 22.84% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 216 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 21
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.24 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +30.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -2.56%
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
1557 1664 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.20% 17.90% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 934 743
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 72 82
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +23.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £12.44 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 96 £400 +6.66% 23
Hampshire +29 77 £350 +25.00% 31
Buckinghamshire -7 42 £395 +14.08% 17
Surrey -30 31 £438 - 19
West Sussex +2 30 £500 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -10 22 £400 -15.78% 15
Kent -14 7 £299 -29.70% 4
East Sussex +6 3 £283 -24.16%
Middlesex -14 3 £225 -35.71%
Sussex 0 1 £600 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 279 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 213 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 160 (22.76%) SC Cleared
3 160 (22.76%) SQL
4 159 (22.62%) SQL Server
5 154 (21.91%) MS Excel
6 142 (20.20%) .NET
7 137 (19.49%) Windows
8 131 (18.63%) Finance
9 128 (18.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 118 (16.79%) C#
11 104 (14.79%) Project Management
12 100 (14.22%) CRM
13 92 (13.09%) Active Directory
14 84 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (11.81%) Migration
16 80 (11.38%) Office 365
17 79 (11.24%) MS Office
18 73 (10.38%) Windows Server
19 66 (9.39%) MS Project
19 66 (9.39%) PRINCE2
20 64 (9.10%) HTML
20 64 (9.10%) Dynamics CRM
21 61 (8.68%) JavaScript
21 61 (8.68%) Oracle
21 61 (8.68%) PowerShell
22 60 (8.53%) ITIL
23 54 (7.68%) CSS
24 51 (7.25%) VMware
25 50 (7.11%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 128 (18.21%) SharePoint 2013
2 50 (7.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 42 (5.97%) MS Exchange
4 35 (4.98%) IIS
5 31 (4.41%) Lync
6 28 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.99%) CMS
7 21 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.85%) Drupal
11 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.71%) TPMS
12 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.57%) Apache
13 4 (0.57%) Confluence
13 4 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 154 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 79 (11.24%) MS Office
3 66 (9.39%) MS Project
4 38 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 64 (9.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.14%) Line 500
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.14%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 80 (11.38%) Office 365
2 40 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.00%) Yammer
4 6 (0.85%) IaaS
4 6 (0.85%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.43%) PaaS
7 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.83%) Intranet
2 25 (3.56%) SAN
3 22 (3.13%) Firewall
4 15 (2.13%) Internet
5 13 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.71%) DNS
6 12 (1.71%) WAN
7 10 (1.42%) LAN
7 10 (1.42%) WebEx
8 9 (1.28%) Skype
9 8 (1.14%) FTP
9 8 (1.14%) NAS
9 8 (1.14%) SMTP
10 6 (0.85%) LDAP
10 6 (0.85%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.85%) VLAN
11 5 (0.71%) PuTTY
11 5 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (0.71%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.56%) MS Access
9 11 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
10 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (1.00%) MySQL
12 7 (1.00%) OLAP
12 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.85%) Power BI
14 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 46 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.13%) JIRA
4 5 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.71%) Jasmine
4 5 (0.71%) Selenium
4 5 (0.71%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 131 (18.63%) Finance
2 34 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.99%) Banking
4 18 (2.56%) Marketing
5 12 (1.71%) Advertising
5 12 (1.71%) Military
6 11 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.42%) Retail
8 7 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.85%) Billing
10 5 (0.71%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) German Language
11 4 (0.57%) Law
11 4 (0.57%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 152 (21.62%) Developer
2 122 (17.35%) Analyst
3 96 (13.66%) SharePoint Developer
4 87 (12.38%) Architect
5 48 (6.83%) Consultant
6 41 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 36 (5.12%) SharePoint Architect
7 36 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (4.13%) Business Analyst
9 25 (3.56%) Administrator
9 25 (3.56%) PMO Analyst
10 24 (3.41%) SharePoint Engineer
11 20 (2.84%) SharePoint Consultant
11 20 (2.84%) Technical Manager
12 19 (2.70%) Coordinator
13 17 (2.42%) Designer
13 17 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (2.28%) SharePoint Analyst
14 16 (2.28%) SQL Developer
15 15 (2.13%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (20.20%) .NET
2 64 (9.10%) HTML
3 54 (7.68%) CSS
4 43 (6.12%) Web Services
5 39 (5.55%) ASP.NET
6 32 (4.55%) jQuery
7 30 (4.27%) XML
8 22 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 19 (2.70%) HTML5
10 13 (1.85%) XSLT
11 10 (1.42%) EDI
11 10 (1.42%) REST
12 9 (1.28%) Ajax
13 8 (1.14%) SOAP
14 7 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.00%) CSS3
15 6 (0.85%) Entity Framework
15 6 (0.85%) React
15 6 (0.85%) WCF
16 5 (0.71%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.26%) Management Information System
2 43 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.56%) User Experience
6 17 (2.42%) Social Media
7 16 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.13%) NHS
9 12 (1.71%) Statistics
10 11 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.14%) Wiki
13 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.00%) Clustering
14 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.85%) PMI
14 6 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.71%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 137 (19.49%) Windows
2 73 (10.38%) Windows Server
3 48 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (4.41%) Linux
6 27 (3.84%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.28%) Solaris
8 9 (1.28%) Unix
9 5 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.71%) SUSE
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.57%) AIX
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.43%) HPUX
11 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.28%) Android
12 2 (0.28%) NetWare
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (14.79%) Project Management
2 100 (14.22%) CRM
3 84 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (11.81%) Migration
5 66 (9.39%) PRINCE2
6 60 (8.53%) ITIL
7 42 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (5.97%) Workflow
8 38 (5.41%) Change Management
8 38 (5.41%) Presales
9 35 (4.98%) Content Management
9 35 (4.98%) ERP
10 30 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 28 (3.98%) Business Analysis
12 27 (3.84%) Analytics
12 27 (3.84%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.70%) Programme Management
13 26 (3.70%) Scrum
14 25 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (3.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 160 (22.76%) SQL
2 118 (16.79%) C#
3 61 (8.68%) JavaScript
3 61 (8.68%) PowerShell
4 19 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.42%) Java
6 15 (2.13%) VBA
7 14 (1.99%) C
8 11 (1.56%) VB
9 10 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.14%) C++
10 8 (1.14%) PHP
10 8 (1.14%) VBScript
11 5 (0.71%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.57%) Korn
12 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.28%) Perl
13 2 (0.28%) Python
13 2 (0.28%) XAML
14 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 160 (22.76%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.69%) DV Cleared
3 40 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (5.41%) Degree
5 25 (3.56%) PMP
6 23 (3.27%) PMI Certification
7 21 (2.99%) MCSE
8 13 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.42%) CCNA
10 10 (1.42%) MCP
11 9 (1.28%) MCSD
12 8 (1.14%) MCTS
12 8 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.00%) MCSA
14 6 (0.85%) ISEB
14 6 (0.85%) MCITP
15 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.56%) QA
2 19 (2.70%) SLA
3 8 (1.14%) P3O
4 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 92 (13.09%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.28%) vSphere
5 3 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.43%) UAG
5 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.99%) SCCM
2 12 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.57%) OpenView
6 4 (0.57%) SCOM
7 3 (0.43%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.28%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.28%) Puppet
8 2 (0.28%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 279 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.68%) Oracle
3 51 (7.25%) VMware
4 29 (4.13%) Remedy
4 29 (4.13%) SAP
5 23 (3.27%) Cisco
6 21 (2.99%) HP
7 19 (2.70%) EMC
8 16 (2.28%) Citrix
9 12 (1.71%) Adobe
10 10 (1.42%) Baan
10 10 (1.42%) Hyperion
10 10 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.42%) Tandberg
11 9 (1.28%) Concur
11 9 (1.28%) Nintex
11 9 (1.28%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.28%) Tripwire
12 8 (1.14%) Sun
12 8 (1.14%) Tableau
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