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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 44 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 369 322 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.98% 3.69% 3.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.81% 21.38% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 187 184
Average daily rate
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£385 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.02 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £43.50 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
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
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 101 £425 - 21
Hampshire +12 76 £336 +20.08% 27
Surrey -12 64 £400 +23.07% 26
Buckinghamshire +18 51 £350 +33.33% 13
West Sussex +23 24 £413 +3.12% 6
East Sussex -4 19 £256 -26.78% 5
Oxfordshire 0 13 £225 -38.77% 8
Middlesex -10 6 £343 -6.02%
Kent -11 5 £411 +73.15% 8
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 325 (42.82%) Microsoft
2 204 (26.88%) Security Cleared
3 198 (26.09%) Windows
4 182 (23.98%) MS Excel
5 155 (20.42%) SC Cleared
6 153 (20.16%) .NET
7 148 (19.50%) SQL
8 138 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 136 (17.92%) MS Office
10 135 (17.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 115 (15.15%) Finance
12 112 (14.76%) PRINCE2
13 106 (13.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 101 (13.31%) C#
15 96 (12.65%) Project Management
16 88 (11.59%) Active Directory
17 84 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (10.54%) ITIL
19 79 (10.41%) ASP.NET
20 76 (10.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 73 (9.62%) CRM
21 73 (9.62%) VMware
22 68 (8.96%) XML
23 67 (8.83%) Windows Server 2003
24 66 (8.70%) MS Project
24 66 (8.70%) HTML
25 65 (8.56%) SharePoint Server
26 64 (8.43%) Workflow
26 64 (8.43%) Visual Studio
26 64 (8.43%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 135 (17.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 106 (13.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 65 (8.56%) SharePoint Server
4 57 (7.51%) Lync
5 48 (6.32%) MS Exchange
6 43 (5.67%) IIS
7 37 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (1.71%) IBM Notes
12 12 (1.58%) MS Project Server
13 10 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (1.05%) SAS
15 6 (0.79%) CMS
15 6 (0.79%) Apache
15 6 (0.79%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.53%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 182 (23.98%) MS Excel
2 136 (17.92%) MS Office
3 66 (8.70%) MS Project
4 51 (6.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (4.87%) MS Visio
6 30 (3.95%) InfoPath
7 12 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.40%) DOC1
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 59 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (3.43%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.53%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) Exstream
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.59%) Office 365
2 21 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.45%) IaaS
4 11 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.79%) SaaS
6 2 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.61%) SAN
2 34 (4.48%) Intranet
3 29 (3.82%) DNS
4 23 (3.03%) LDAP
5 22 (2.90%) Internet
6 20 (2.64%) Firewall
6 20 (2.64%) DHCP
7 18 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (2.24%) SMTP
9 12 (1.58%) LAN
9 12 (1.58%) WAN
10 10 (1.32%) NAS
11 8 (1.05%) Broadband
11 8 (1.05%) 3G
12 6 (0.79%) VoIP
12 6 (0.79%) DAB
13 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.66%) SSL
14 4 (0.53%) IPsec
15 3 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.64%) OLAP
6 19 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (2.11%) DTS
9 13 (1.71%) IDOL
10 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.19%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.05%) MS Access
14 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.40%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.92%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.26%) NUnit
5 2 (0.26%) JIRA
6 1 (0.13%) Introscope
6 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 115 (15.15%) Finance
2 44 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.82%) Marketing
4 14 (1.84%) Publishing
4 14 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.45%) Retail
6 10 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.19%) Advertising
7 9 (1.19%) Military
8 7 (0.92%) Electronics
9 5 (0.66%) Back Office
9 5 (0.66%) Banking
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Local Government
10 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) Games
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (19.50%) Analyst
2 137 (18.05%) Developer
3 83 (10.94%) SharePoint Developer
4 81 (10.67%) Consultant
5 63 (8.30%) Architect
6 56 (7.38%) Administrator
7 55 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 49 (6.46%) Business Analyst
9 35 (4.61%) Coordinator
10 34 (4.48%) SharePoint Consultant
11 31 (4.08%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.56%) PMO Analyst
13 24 (3.16%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
14 19 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
15 17 (2.24%) Support Analyst
15 17 (2.24%) Support Engineer
15 17 (2.24%) Data Analyst
15 17 (2.24%) Designer
16 15 (1.98%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (20.16%) .NET
2 79 (10.41%) ASP.NET
3 68 (8.96%) XML
4 66 (8.70%) HTML
5 58 (7.64%) CSS
6 46 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 35 (4.61%) Web Services
8 34 (4.48%) XSLT
9 32 (4.22%) WCF
10 28 (3.69%) jQuery
11 24 (3.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 18 (2.37%) WF
13 15 (1.98%) Middleware
13 15 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (1.71%) Application Packaging
15 11 (1.45%) XSL
15 11 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (1.32%) Ajax
16 10 (1.32%) XHTML
17 7 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.69%) Clustering
3 23 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 15 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 14 (1.84%) Replication
5 14 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.58%) PKI
7 9 (1.19%) CMDB
8 7 (0.92%) DTV
8 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.79%) Open Source
9 6 (0.79%) User Experience
9 6 (0.79%) Statistics
10 5 (0.66%) Wiki
10 5 (0.66%) Social Network
10 5 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.66%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.53%) iPhone
11 4 (0.53%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 198 (26.09%) Windows
2 76 (10.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (8.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 27 (3.56%) Linux
5 27 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.11%) UNIX
8 13 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (14.76%) PRINCE2
2 96 (12.65%) Project Management
3 84 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (10.54%) ITIL
5 73 (9.62%) CRM
6 64 (8.43%) Workflow
7 56 (7.38%) Migration
8 55 (7.25%) Document Management
9 47 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (4.87%) MVC
11 30 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (3.69%) SOA
12 28 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (3.43%) Change Management
14 25 (3.29%) Scrum
14 25 (3.29%) Programme Management
15 22 (2.90%) Time Management
15 22 (2.90%) Mentoring
16 21 (2.77%) Configuration Management
16 21 (2.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (19.50%) SQL
2 101 (13.31%) C#
3 61 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 43 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 29 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 25 (3.29%) C
6 25 (3.29%) Java
7 24 (3.16%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.98%) VB
9 12 (1.58%) PHP
10 9 (1.19%) VBA
11 7 (0.92%) Perl
12 4 (0.53%) Korn
12 4 (0.53%) C++
13 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.40%) VBScript
13 3 (0.40%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.13%) Python
14 1 (0.13%) X++
14 1 (0.13%) Jython
Qualifications
1 204 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 155 (20.42%) SC Cleared
3 44 (5.80%) Degree
4 28 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 23 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (2.50%) MCSE
7 17 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (2.11%) MCP
9 15 (1.98%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.58%) PMP
11 11 (1.45%) ISEB
12 9 (1.19%) MCSA
13 7 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.66%) CISM
14 5 (0.66%) CISSP
14 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.40%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.53%) SLA
2 19 (2.50%) QA
3 14 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.79%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.66%) P3O
7 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 22 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.32%) UAG
5 9 (1.19%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.05%) XenApp
7 7 (0.92%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.53%) Shibboleth
10 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.40%) NFS
12 2 (0.26%) vSphere
12 2 (0.26%) vCloud
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.03%) SCCM
2 16 (2.11%) ARCserve
3 13 (1.71%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.92%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.66%) MOM
7 5 (0.66%) SCOM
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.53%) Nagios
9 3 (0.40%) Nessus
10 2 (0.26%) NetCrunch
10 2 (0.26%) MIIS
11 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.13%) Control-M
11 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 325 (42.82%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.62%) VMware
3 49 (6.46%) HP
4 43 (5.67%) Oracle
5 33 (4.35%) Citrix
6 28 (3.69%) SAP
7 25 (3.29%) Cisco
8 19 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.98%) Lotus
10 13 (1.71%) Symantec
10 13 (1.71%) CA
10 13 (1.71%) Meridio
11 11 (1.45%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.32%) Remedy
13 9 (1.19%) McAfee
13 9 (1.19%) EMC
14 8 (1.05%) Altiris
14 8 (1.05%) Adobe
14 8 (1.05%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.05%) NetApp
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