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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 43 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 380 375 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.07% 4.51% 3.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.03% 25.83% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 173 144
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 27
Average hourly rate £21.99 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.32% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £42.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
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
1650 1452 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.68% 17.45% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 729 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 78 95
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Berkshire 0 100 £350 -11.11% 35
Surrey -5 71 £438 +45.83% 27
Buckinghamshire +1 59 £345 +9.00% 15
Hampshire -38 47 £280 -15.78% 19
West Sussex +10 32 £400 +25.98% 7
Oxfordshire -7 31 £463 +56.77% 4
Kent -7 17 £450 +246.15% 4
Middlesex +5 14 £350 +4.39% 1
East Sussex -16 8 £445 -1.11% 3
Sussex +3 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 341 (42.84%) Microsoft
2 214 (26.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 184 (23.12%) Windows
4 178 (22.36%) .NET
5 169 (21.23%) Security Cleared
6 155 (19.47%) SQL Server
7 151 (18.97%) SQL
8 145 (18.22%) MS Excel
9 137 (17.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 126 (15.83%) Active Directory
10 126 (15.83%) CSS
11 125 (15.70%) SC Cleared
12 116 (14.57%) C#
13 113 (14.20%) JavaScript
14 109 (13.69%) CRM
15 108 (13.57%) Lync
16 103 (12.94%) HTML
17 97 (12.19%) Dynamics CRM
18 95 (11.93%) Finance
19 94 (11.81%) MS Office
20 92 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
21 82 (10.30%) ASP.NET
22 78 (9.80%) ITIL
23 77 (9.67%) MS Exchange
24 75 (9.42%) Office 365
25 74 (9.30%) Migration
26 72 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
26 72 (9.05%) Project Management
27 71 (8.92%) PRINCE2
28 66 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 214 (26.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 137 (17.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 108 (13.57%) Lync
4 77 (9.67%) MS Exchange
5 64 (8.04%) BizTalk Server
6 52 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (5.65%) SharePoint Server
8 39 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (3.52%) IIS
11 26 (3.27%) CMS
12 19 (2.39%) Node.js
13 18 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (1.38%) MS Project Server
16 9 (1.13%) Documentum
17 8 (1.01%) Kentico
18 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
19 6 (0.75%) IBM Notes
20 5 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 145 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 94 (11.81%) MS Office
3 42 (5.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (5.15%) MS Project
5 32 (4.02%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.63%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.13%) DOC1
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 97 (12.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.63%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 75 (9.42%) Office 365
2 32 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.01%) Yammer
5 5 (0.63%) SaaS
6 4 (0.50%) IaaS
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.15%) Intranet
2 33 (4.15%) Firewall
3 26 (3.27%) SAN
4 21 (2.64%) DNS
5 19 (2.39%) SMTP
6 16 (2.01%) 3G
7 14 (1.76%) LAN
7 14 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.63%) Broadband
8 13 (1.63%) DHCP
9 11 (1.38%) Internet
10 10 (1.26%) NAS
11 9 (1.13%) MPLS
12 8 (1.01%) WAN
12 8 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.88%) VoIP
13 7 (0.88%) LDAP
13 7 (0.88%) BGP
14 6 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.39%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.51%) PerformancePoint
9 10 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.01%) MySQL
12 6 (0.75%) OLAP
13 5 (0.63%) MS Access
14 4 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.38%) OLAP Cube
15 3 (0.38%) IDOL
15 3 (0.38%) DTS
16 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 43 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.01%) NUnit
5 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.25%) Firebug
8 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.13%) Selenium
8 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.13%) MorphX
8 1 (0.13%) JIRA
8 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 95 (11.93%) Finance
2 63 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.64%) Publishing
4 18 (2.26%) Marketing
5 13 (1.63%) Retail
5 13 (1.63%) Advertising
5 13 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.01%) Electronics
8 6 (0.75%) Billing
9 5 (0.63%) Legal
9 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 3 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 177 (22.24%) Developer
2 135 (16.96%) Analyst
3 94 (11.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 93 (11.68%) Architect
5 74 (9.30%) Consultant
6 61 (7.66%) Administrator
7 45 (5.65%) Project Manager
8 43 (5.40%) Business Analyst
9 41 (5.15%) SharePoint Consultant
10 37 (4.65%) Technical Architect
11 33 (4.15%) Support Engineer
12 28 (3.52%) .NET Developer
13 27 (3.39%) SharePoint Architect
14 23 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
15 21 (2.64%) SharePoint Administrator
16 18 (2.26%) 3rd Line Support
16 18 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (2.01%) Desktop Support
18 15 (1.88%) Systems Administrator
18 15 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (22.36%) .NET
2 126 (15.83%) CSS
3 103 (12.94%) HTML
4 82 (10.30%) ASP.NET
5 62 (7.79%) jQuery
6 58 (7.29%) XML
7 48 (6.03%) .NET Framework
8 42 (5.28%) Web Services
9 41 (5.15%) WCF
10 28 (3.52%) Application Packaging
11 20 (2.51%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.01%) ExpressJS
12 16 (2.01%) WPF
12 16 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (1.76%) Ajax
14 12 (1.51%) XSL
14 12 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.51%) RESTful
15 11 (1.38%) HTML5
15 11 (1.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.78%) Clustering
3 28 (3.52%) Blackberry
4 20 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (2.26%) User Experience
6 12 (1.51%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.26%) Replication
8 8 (1.01%) CMDB
8 8 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 7 (0.88%) PKI
9 7 (0.88%) DTV
10 6 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.75%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.75%) RIA
10 6 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.63%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.50%) PMI
12 4 (0.50%) W3C
12 4 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 184 (23.12%) Windows
2 92 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (5.65%) Windows 7
6 29 (3.64%) Linux
7 20 (2.51%) Windows XP
8 16 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.51%) UNIX
10 9 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.13%) Android
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (13.69%) CRM
2 78 (9.80%) ITIL
3 74 (9.30%) Migration
4 72 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (9.05%) Project Management
5 71 (8.92%) PRINCE2
6 47 (5.90%) SOA
7 44 (5.53%) MVC
8 43 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (4.90%) Change Management
11 36 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (4.52%) Workflow
12 31 (3.89%) Service Delivery
13 24 (3.02%) Business Analysis
13 24 (3.02%) Mentoring
14 23 (2.89%) Scrum
15 22 (2.76%) Security Management
15 22 (2.76%) Content Management
15 22 (2.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (18.97%) SQL
2 116 (14.57%) C#
3 113 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 62 (7.79%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.39%) VBA
6 9 (1.13%) VB.NET
7 7 (0.88%) VBScript
7 7 (0.88%) PHP
8 6 (0.75%) Java
8 6 (0.75%) Python
9 5 (0.63%) VB
9 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.50%) C
10 4 (0.50%) XAML
11 3 (0.38%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.38%) X++
11 3 (0.38%) Korn
11 3 (0.38%) Perl
12 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 169 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 125 (15.70%) SC Cleared
3 39 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (3.02%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.89%) MCSE
6 19 (2.39%) Degree
6 19 (2.39%) PMI Certification
7 17 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 17 (2.14%) MCP
8 16 (2.01%) PMP
9 14 (1.76%) ISEB
10 9 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.88%) APMP
11 7 (0.88%) CRISC
11 7 (0.88%) MCITP
11 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.88%) MCTS
11 7 (0.88%) CISSP
11 7 (0.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.90%) SLA
2 21 (2.64%) QA
3 9 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 126 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 49 (6.16%) Hyper-V
3 28 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.13%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.88%) UAG
6 6 (0.75%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.38%) NFS
9 2 (0.25%) XenApp
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 29 (3.64%) SCCM
2 21 (2.64%) ARCserve
3 18 (2.26%) SCOM
4 17 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.26%) HP SIM
6 8 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.75%) Nagios
8 6 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.50%) MOM
9 4 (0.50%) WSUS
10 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.25%) Control-M
11 2 (0.25%) MIIS
11 2 (0.25%) Nessus
11 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.25%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 341 (42.84%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.91%) VMware
3 62 (7.79%) HP
4 43 (5.40%) SAP
5 35 (4.40%) Citrix
6 28 (3.52%) Oracle
7 21 (2.64%) Cisco
8 19 (2.39%) CA
9 16 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.63%) Altiris
10 13 (1.63%) Symantec
11 12 (1.51%) Remedy
12 11 (1.38%) Ektron
13 10 (1.26%) EMC
13 10 (1.26%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.13%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.01%) Adobe
15 8 (1.01%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.01%) F5
16 7 (0.88%) NetApp
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