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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 49 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 310 415 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.13% 4.51% 4.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.96% 27.25% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 223 210
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.58 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.36 £70.05 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £23.92
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.18%
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
1635 1523 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.51% 16.53% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 853 821
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 76 98
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £52.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

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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
Hampshire -16 65 £400 +18.51% 20
Berkshire -39 63 £325 -8.70% 22
Surrey +2 53 £400 +14.28% 33
Buckinghamshire -8 43 £283 -23.64% 12
Oxfordshire +2 34 £425 +93.18% 8
West Sussex -9 28 £340 -6.84%
East Sussex -14 14 £364 -14.35% 2
Middlesex -3 6 £325 +13.04% 2
Kent -12 4 £375 -11.76% 3
Isle of Wight - 2 £488 - 1
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SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 302 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 179 (25.98%) Windows
3 166 (24.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 157 (22.79%) MS Excel
5 154 (22.35%) .NET
6 149 (21.63%) SQL
6 149 (21.63%) SQL Server
7 137 (19.88%) Security Cleared
8 126 (18.29%) Active Directory
9 117 (16.98%) Finance
10 114 (16.55%) C#
11 105 (15.24%) SC Cleared
12 97 (14.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 92 (13.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 92 (13.35%) MS Office
14 89 (12.92%) Project Management
15 88 (12.77%) CSS
16 86 (12.48%) Migration
17 79 (11.47%) ITIL
17 79 (11.47%) JavaScript
18 78 (11.32%) ASP.NET
19 75 (10.89%) jQuery
20 74 (10.74%) HTML
21 67 (9.72%) MS Exchange
22 66 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
23 65 (9.43%) VMware
23 65 (9.43%) CRM
23 65 (9.43%) Office 365
24 61 (8.85%) PRINCE2
25 60 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 166 (24.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 97 (14.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 67 (9.72%) MS Exchange
4 53 (7.69%) Lync
5 47 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
6 40 (5.81%) IIS
7 38 (5.52%) SharePoint Server
8 31 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (3.48%) CMS
11 15 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.45%) Node.js
13 9 (1.31%) MS Project Server
13 9 (1.31%) Kentico
13 9 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.16%) Documentum
15 7 (1.02%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.87%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 157 (22.79%) MS Excel
2 92 (13.35%) MS Office
3 49 (7.11%) MS Project
4 43 (6.24%) MS Visio
5 41 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (2.18%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.15%) DOC1
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (8.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.44%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.29%) Primavera
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) assyst
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 65 (9.43%) Office 365
2 22 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.02%) IaaS
5 6 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.87%) Yammer
6 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.29%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.26%) Intranet
2 41 (5.95%) Firewall
3 23 (3.34%) Internet
4 20 (2.90%) DNS
5 17 (2.47%) SAN
6 15 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (2.03%) DHCP
7 14 (2.03%) LAN
8 13 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.74%) WAN
10 10 (1.45%) SMTP
11 9 (1.31%) VoIP
12 8 (1.16%) NAS
13 7 (1.02%) VLAN
13 7 (1.02%) Extranet
13 7 (1.02%) SSL
14 5 (0.73%) HTTP
15 4 (0.58%) Broadband
15 4 (0.58%) 3G
15 4 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (21.63%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.89%) PerformancePoint
8 12 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.31%) MySQL
10 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.73%) MS Access
12 5 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.58%) OLAP
14 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.44%) SSDT
14 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 53 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 43 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.45%) NUnit
4 5 (0.73%) JIRA
5 2 (0.29%) Firebug
5 2 (0.29%) CaliberRM
5 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.29%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) ERwin
6 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) MorphX
6 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.15%) Ant
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 117 (16.98%) Finance
2 54 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.47%) Publishing
4 15 (2.18%) Retail
5 14 (2.03%) Marketing
6 13 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.45%) Legal
8 9 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.16%) Banking
10 5 (0.73%) Advertising
10 5 (0.73%) Automotive
10 5 (0.73%) Electronics
10 5 (0.73%) Billing
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 160 (23.22%) Developer
2 116 (16.84%) Analyst
3 74 (10.74%) SharePoint Developer
4 60 (8.71%) Architect
5 58 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 56 (8.13%) Consultant
7 47 (6.82%) Administrator
8 37 (5.37%) SharePoint Consultant
9 26 (3.77%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.63%) .NET Developer
11 22 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 19 (2.76%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (2.47%) SharePoint Architect
15 16 (2.32%) Front-End Developer
16 15 (2.18%) Support Analyst
17 14 (2.03%) Technical Architect
17 14 (2.03%) PMO Analyst
17 14 (2.03%) SharePoint Administrator
17 14 (2.03%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (22.35%) .NET
2 88 (12.77%) CSS
3 78 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 75 (10.89%) jQuery
5 74 (10.74%) HTML
6 49 (7.11%) XML
7 45 (6.53%) Web Services
8 36 (5.22%) .NET Framework
9 32 (4.64%) WCF
10 19 (2.76%) Application Packaging
10 19 (2.76%) HTML5
11 17 (2.47%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (2.32%) Ajax
13 14 (2.03%) MDX
13 14 (2.03%) RESTful
13 14 (2.03%) Middleware
14 11 (1.60%) WPF
15 10 (1.45%) Express
15 10 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.76%) User Experience
3 17 (2.47%) Clustering
4 16 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (1.74%) PKI
6 10 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.16%) Taxonomies
8 8 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.02%) CMDB
9 7 (1.02%) Replication
9 7 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.87%) Economics
11 5 (0.73%) DTV
11 5 (0.73%) IPTV
12 4 (0.58%) NHS
12 4 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 179 (25.98%) Windows
2 92 (13.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.76%) Linux
7 15 (2.18%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.02%) Android
11 6 (0.87%) Solaris
12 5 (0.73%) UNIX
13 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.29%) VMS
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.15%) zOS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (12.92%) Project Management
2 86 (12.48%) Migration
3 79 (11.47%) ITIL
4 66 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (9.43%) CRM
6 61 (8.85%) PRINCE2
7 58 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (4.35%) MVC
10 27 (3.92%) Configuration Management
10 27 (3.92%) Change Management
11 26 (3.77%) Workflow
12 25 (3.63%) Mentoring
13 24 (3.48%) SOA
14 23 (3.34%) Document Management
15 22 (3.19%) Risk Management
16 21 (3.05%) Scrum
16 21 (3.05%) Content Management
17 19 (2.76%) Service Delivery
17 19 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 149 (21.63%) SQL
2 114 (16.55%) C#
3 79 (11.47%) JavaScript
4 45 (6.53%) PowerShell
5 23 (3.34%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.74%) X++
7 11 (1.60%) Java
8 10 (1.45%) VBScript
9 8 (1.16%) PHP
10 7 (1.02%) VBA
11 4 (0.58%) Python
12 3 (0.44%) VB
12 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.44%) C
13 2 (0.29%) C++
14 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.15%) Perl
14 1 (0.15%) ABAP
14 1 (0.15%) Ruby
14 1 (0.15%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 137 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 105 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (3.48%) Degree
4 24 (3.48%) MCSE
5 17 (2.47%) MCP
5 17 (2.47%) ISEB
6 16 (2.32%) PMP
6 16 (2.32%) PMI Certification
7 15 (2.18%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (1.31%) MCITP
11 8 (1.16%) APMP
12 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.02%) CISM
12 7 (1.02%) CISSP
12 7 (1.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.19%) SLA
2 16 (2.32%) QA
3 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 126 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.53%) Hyper-V
3 35 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.03%) UAG
5 13 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 10 (1.45%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.73%) vSphere
9 5 (0.73%) XenApp
9 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.15%) VMware GSX
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (7.11%) SCCM
2 28 (4.06%) SCOM
3 12 (1.74%) ARCserve
4 9 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.02%) WSUS
7 6 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.73%) SCSM
8 5 (0.73%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.73%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.58%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 302 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.43%) VMware
3 42 (6.10%) HP
4 40 (5.81%) Citrix
5 33 (4.79%) SAP
6 25 (3.63%) Cisco
6 25 (3.63%) Oracle
7 13 (1.89%) Remedy
8 12 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.60%) CA
10 10 (1.45%) Ektron
11 9 (1.31%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.31%) Tableau
11 9 (1.31%) Lotus
11 9 (1.31%) Dell
12 8 (1.16%) Symantec
12 8 (1.16%) Altiris
13 7 (1.02%) Nintex
14 6 (0.87%) McAfee
14 6 (0.87%) EMC
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