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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 397 341 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.01% 3.73% 3.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.77% 19.99% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 193 176
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 9
Average hourly rate £18.68 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.00 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.00 £47.50 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.09%
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
1911 1706 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.28% 18.65% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 941 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2015.

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 +2 89 £385 +2.66% 16
Hampshire +7 86 £413 +37.31% 17
Surrey -8 59 £388 +0.19% 30
Buckinghamshire -1 58 £380 +8.57% 10
Oxfordshire -4 34 £335 +50.56% 4
East Sussex +2 25 £305 +22.00% 1
West Sussex -16 21 £338 +35.00% 10
Kent +12 10 £425 +16.43%
Middlesex +3 6 £304 -11.95%
Thames Valley - 4 £350 -
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 293 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 179 (25.21%) MS Excel
3 166 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 165 (23.24%) SQL Server
5 164 (23.10%) Windows
6 153 (21.55%) SQL
7 138 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 134 (18.87%) Finance
9 129 (18.17%) SC Cleared
10 127 (17.89%) MS Office
11 126 (17.75%) .NET
12 117 (16.48%) Project Management
13 110 (15.49%) Active Directory
14 94 (13.24%) Migration
15 87 (12.25%) VMware
15 87 (12.25%) C#
16 84 (11.83%) Office 365
17 78 (10.99%) ITIL
17 78 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
18 72 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 72 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 67 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (9.15%) MS Project
21 64 (9.01%) PRINCE2
22 62 (8.73%) ASP.NET
22 62 (8.73%) SharePoint 2010
23 61 (8.59%) HTML
24 60 (8.45%) Lync
25 59 (8.31%) MS PowerPoint
26 58 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 138 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 62 (8.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 60 (8.45%) Lync
4 56 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 46 (6.48%) IIS
6 38 (5.35%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.13%) CMS
11 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.85%) WordPress
12 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.70%) SAS
14 4 (0.56%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.56%) Documentum
15 3 (0.42%) JBoss
15 3 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 179 (25.21%) MS Excel
2 127 (17.89%) MS Office
3 65 (9.15%) MS Project
4 59 (8.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (6.48%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.99%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 46 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.42%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.14%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.14%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.83%) Office 365
2 29 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.41%) Yammer
4 6 (0.85%) PaaS
5 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.70%) OneDrive
5 5 (0.70%) IaaS
6 4 (0.56%) SaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.18%) Intranet
2 40 (5.63%) Firewall
3 32 (4.51%) Internet
4 26 (3.66%) SAN
4 26 (3.66%) DNS
5 15 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.97%) WAN
7 13 (1.83%) DHCP
7 13 (1.83%) LAN
7 13 (1.83%) VLAN
8 8 (1.13%) WebEx
8 8 (1.13%) VoIP
9 7 (0.99%) VPN
9 7 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (0.99%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.85%) NAS
10 6 (0.85%) Skype
10 6 (0.85%) Wireless
11 5 (0.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (6.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.69%) MySQL
9 11 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.13%) OLAP
11 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (0.85%) MS Access
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.42%) QlikView
13 3 (0.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (5.21%) Visual Studio
2 34 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.28%) CaliberRM
4 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.28%) Toad
4 2 (0.28%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.28%) ERwin
5 1 (0.14%) NUnit
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 134 (18.87%) Finance
2 46 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.54%) Banking
4 10 (1.41%) Retail
4 10 (1.41%) Marketing
5 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.13%) Advertising
7 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.85%) Automotive
9 4 (0.56%) Legal
9 4 (0.56%) Military
9 4 (0.56%) Billing
9 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.42%) Local Government
10 3 (0.42%) Publishing
10 3 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 129 (18.17%) Developer
2 110 (15.49%) Analyst
3 77 (10.85%) Architect
4 66 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 47 (6.62%) SharePoint Developer
6 41 (5.77%) Consultant
6 41 (5.77%) Administrator
7 33 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 31 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 25 (3.52%) Coordinator
11 20 (2.82%) SharePoint Consultant
12 19 (2.68%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (2.54%) PMO Analyst
13 18 (2.54%) SharePoint Architect
14 17 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (2.25%) PMO Manager
16 15 (2.11%) Technical Architect
16 15 (2.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (17.75%) .NET
2 62 (8.73%) ASP.NET
3 61 (8.59%) HTML
4 54 (7.61%) CSS
5 39 (5.49%) Web Services
5 39 (5.49%) jQuery
6 36 (5.07%) HTML5
7 22 (3.10%) MDX
8 20 (2.82%) CSS3
9 16 (2.25%) XML
10 13 (1.83%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.55%) Application Packaging
12 10 (1.41%) SOAP
13 9 (1.27%) WCF
14 8 (1.13%) Middleware
15 7 (0.99%) Ajax
15 7 (0.99%) AngularJS
16 6 (0.85%) RESTful
16 6 (0.85%) XHTML
17 5 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.11%) Taxonomies
4 15 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.97%) User Experience
6 13 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (1.55%) PMI
7 11 (1.55%) NHS
8 10 (1.41%) Clustering
8 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.27%) Social Media
9 9 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.27%) Economics
9 9 (1.27%) PKI
10 8 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.85%) Statistics
12 5 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.70%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 164 (23.10%) Windows
2 72 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 39 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.52%) Linux
7 15 (2.11%) UNIX
8 9 (1.27%) Solaris
9 7 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.56%) Android
11 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.28%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.28%) HPUX
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) zOS
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (16.48%) Project Management
2 94 (13.24%) Migration
3 78 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (10.99%) ITIL
4 67 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (9.01%) PRINCE2
6 57 (8.03%) CRM
7 45 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (4.79%) Change Management
9 29 (4.08%) Content Management
9 29 (4.08%) Change Control
10 28 (3.94%) Configuration Management
11 27 (3.80%) Document Management
12 24 (3.38%) Programme Management
13 23 (3.24%) Scrum
13 23 (3.24%) Information Architecture
14 22 (3.10%) Project Planning
14 22 (3.10%) Risk Management
14 22 (3.10%) SDLC
15 21 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 153 (21.55%) SQL
2 87 (12.25%) C#
3 53 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 50 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 44 (6.20%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.55%) Java
6 11 (1.55%) X++
7 10 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.41%) PHP
8 9 (1.27%) C
8 9 (1.27%) VBA
9 8 (1.13%) VBScript
10 7 (0.99%) VB
11 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.28%) Perl
13 1 (0.14%) Python
13 1 (0.14%) Tcl
13 1 (0.14%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 166 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 129 (18.17%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.79%) Degree
4 33 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (3.24%) MCSE
6 21 (2.96%) PMI Certification
7 20 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 19 (2.68%) PMP
9 13 (1.83%) CCNA
9 13 (1.83%) ISEB
9 13 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.27%) MCITP
12 8 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.99%) CISSP
14 6 (0.85%) MCP
14 6 (0.85%) MCSA
14 6 (0.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.24%) QA
2 19 (2.68%) SLA
3 9 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.99%) P3O
5 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.55%) vSphere
5 10 (1.41%) ISA Server
6 8 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.70%) XenApp
8 4 (0.56%) UAG
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) SRDF
10 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (4.79%) SCCM
2 27 (3.80%) SCOM
3 16 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.85%) OVSD
7 5 (0.70%) SCSM
7 5 (0.70%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.56%) WSUS
8 4 (0.56%) Nagios
8 4 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.42%) OpenView
9 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.28%) vMotion
10 2 (0.28%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 293 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.25%) VMware
3 35 (4.93%) Oracle
4 34 (4.79%) Citrix
5 32 (4.51%) Cisco
5 32 (4.51%) HP
6 23 (3.24%) SAP
6 23 (3.24%) Remedy
7 21 (2.96%) EMC
8 14 (1.97%) Polycom
9 11 (1.55%) NetApp
10 10 (1.41%) McAfee
11 9 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.27%) Tableau
12 8 (1.13%) BMC
12 8 (1.13%) Tandberg
12 8 (1.13%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.99%) Symantec
13 7 (0.99%) BT
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Hampshire
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West Sussex
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Milton Keynes
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