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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 46 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 361 370 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.79% 4.02% 4.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.55% 21.57% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 192 173
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 17
Average hourly rate £18.68 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £51.85 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -6.41%
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
1675 1715 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.57% 18.65% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 925 753
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 78 90
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £47.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +25 96 £373 +23.82% 12
Berkshire -5 81 £341 -4.54% 16
Surrey -10 51 £375 - 27
Oxfordshire -4 37 £400 +79.77% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 37 £350 +7.69% 8
East Sussex -4 19 £300 +20.00% 5
West Sussex -19 19 £338 +53.40% 5
Kent -7 8 £339 -35.47% 1
Middlesex -1 6 £335 -21.17% 2
Thames Valley - 2 £325 -
Home Counties - 2 £475 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 298 (43.50%) Microsoft
2 174 (25.40%) MS Excel
3 169 (24.67%) Windows
4 164 (23.94%) Security Cleared
5 155 (22.63%) SQL
6 152 (22.19%) SQL Server
7 132 (19.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 131 (19.12%) MS Office
9 127 (18.54%) Active Directory
10 125 (18.25%) Finance
11 124 (18.10%) SC Cleared
12 121 (17.66%) .NET
13 102 (14.89%) Project Management
14 97 (14.16%) Migration
15 93 (13.58%) C#
16 89 (12.99%) Office 365
17 84 (12.26%) ITIL
18 80 (11.68%) VMware
19 75 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
19 75 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
20 68 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 68 (9.93%) ASP.NET
21 67 (9.78%) MS Exchange
21 67 (9.78%) SharePoint 2010
22 66 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
23 64 (9.34%) MS Project
24 61 (8.91%) PRINCE2
25 59 (8.61%) HTML
26 57 (8.32%) JavaScript
27 55 (8.03%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 132 (19.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 67 (9.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 67 (9.78%) MS Exchange
3 54 (7.88%) IIS
4 53 (7.74%) Lync
5 39 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
6 34 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
8 16 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.31%) CMS
11 8 (1.17%) MS Project Server
12 7 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.88%) WordPress
13 6 (0.88%) SAS
14 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 174 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 131 (19.12%) MS Office
3 64 (9.34%) MS Project
4 53 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (6.72%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.46%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (7.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.44%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.44%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Primavera
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.15%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.15%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.15%) assyst
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.99%) Office 365
2 31 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.04%) Yammer
4 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.73%) PaaS
5 5 (0.73%) IaaS
6 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.58%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.88%) Intranet
2 36 (5.26%) Internet
3 33 (4.82%) Firewall
4 26 (3.80%) SAN
5 21 (3.07%) DNS
6 16 (2.34%) DHCP
7 12 (1.75%) WAN
7 12 (1.75%) LAN
7 12 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.61%) VLAN
9 10 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.31%) NAS
11 8 (1.17%) VoIP
12 6 (0.88%) LDAP
12 6 (0.88%) SSL
12 6 (0.88%) VPN
12 6 (0.88%) Extranet
13 5 (0.73%) SMTP
13 5 (0.73%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (6.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.46%) MySQL
10 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.17%) OLAP
12 6 (0.88%) MS Access
12 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Power View
14 4 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 41 (5.99%) Visual Studio
2 33 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.58%) JIRA
4 3 (0.44%) ERwin
4 3 (0.44%) NUnit
4 3 (0.44%) Toad
5 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.29%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.29%) CaliberRM
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
General
1 125 (18.25%) Finance
2 50 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.19%) Marketing
4 13 (1.90%) Banking
5 12 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.61%) Retail
7 8 (1.17%) Legal
8 7 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.88%) Advertising
9 6 (0.88%) Publishing
9 6 (0.88%) Automotive
10 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.73%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) Military
11 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 129 (18.83%) Developer
2 115 (16.79%) Analyst
3 66 (9.64%) Architect
4 61 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 45 (6.57%) SharePoint Developer
6 41 (5.99%) Administrator
7 37 (5.40%) Consultant
8 31 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 30 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.21%) Coordinator
12 21 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
13 18 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
13 18 (2.63%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.48%) Support Engineer
15 15 (2.19%) 3rd Line Support
16 14 (2.04%) Support Analyst
16 14 (2.04%) Technical Architect
16 14 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.04%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (17.66%) .NET
2 68 (9.93%) ASP.NET
3 59 (8.61%) HTML
4 52 (7.59%) CSS
5 51 (7.45%) jQuery
6 36 (5.26%) HTML5
6 36 (5.26%) Web Services
7 22 (3.21%) MDX
8 19 (2.77%) CSS3
9 18 (2.63%) XML
10 16 (2.34%) WCF
11 14 (2.04%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.61%) Application Packaging
13 10 (1.46%) SOAP
14 9 (1.31%) Ajax
15 8 (1.17%) XHTML
16 7 (1.02%) AngularJS
17 6 (0.88%) Middleware
17 6 (0.88%) WPF
18 5 (0.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.48%) Clustering
5 16 (2.34%) Taxonomies
5 16 (2.34%) User Experience
6 13 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.61%) PKI
8 9 (1.31%) Economics
8 9 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.17%) PMI
10 7 (1.02%) Social Media
11 6 (0.88%) Replication
12 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.73%) NHS
12 5 (0.73%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.58%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 169 (24.67%) Windows
2 75 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.36%) Linux
7 13 (1.90%) UNIX
8 9 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.02%) Solaris
10 6 (0.88%) Android
11 5 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.44%) zOS
13 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (14.89%) Project Management
2 97 (14.16%) Migration
3 84 (12.26%) ITIL
4 75 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (8.91%) PRINCE2
7 54 (7.88%) CRM
8 47 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (4.67%) Change Management
10 31 (4.53%) Configuration Management
11 29 (4.23%) Change Control
12 26 (3.80%) Document Management
13 25 (3.65%) Scrum
14 24 (3.50%) Project Planning
15 23 (3.36%) Resource Management
15 23 (3.36%) SDLC
16 22 (3.21%) Knowledge Management
16 22 (3.21%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.21%) Workflow
17 21 (3.07%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (22.63%) SQL
2 93 (13.58%) C#
3 57 (8.32%) JavaScript
4 52 (7.59%) PowerShell
5 45 (6.57%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.90%) VBScript
7 11 (1.61%) X++
8 10 (1.46%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.46%) VBA
8 10 (1.46%) PHP
9 8 (1.17%) C
10 7 (1.02%) Java
11 6 (0.88%) VB
12 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.29%) Perl
13 2 (0.29%) C++
14 1 (0.15%) Python
14 1 (0.15%) Tcl
14 1 (0.15%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 164 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 124 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (4.53%) Degree
5 21 (3.07%) MCSE
5 21 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.34%) PMP
6 16 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.04%) ISEB
8 13 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.61%) MCP
10 10 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.31%) MCITP
11 9 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.17%) CCNA
13 7 (1.02%) MCSA
13 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.88%) CISSP
14 6 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.07%) QA
2 19 (2.77%) SLA
3 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.73%) P3O
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 127 (18.54%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.46%) vSphere
5 9 (1.31%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.17%) XenApp
6 8 (1.17%) UAG
7 7 (1.02%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.15%) SRDF
11 1 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (6.86%) SCCM
2 31 (4.53%) SCOM
3 10 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.17%) WSUS
6 7 (1.02%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.88%) SCSM
7 6 (0.88%) SCDPM
7 6 (0.88%) OVSD
8 4 (0.58%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.44%) OpenView
9 3 (0.44%) Nagios
9 3 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 298 (43.50%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.68%) VMware
3 40 (5.84%) HP
4 38 (5.55%) Citrix
5 36 (5.26%) Oracle
6 29 (4.23%) Cisco
7 26 (3.80%) SAP
8 13 (1.90%) EMC
8 13 (1.90%) Remedy
9 11 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.46%) Dell
11 9 (1.31%) CA
11 9 (1.31%) Tableau
12 8 (1.17%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.17%) Google
12 8 (1.17%) Symantec
12 8 (1.17%) McAfee
13 7 (1.02%) Nintex
14 6 (0.88%) BT
14 6 (0.88%) Facebook
Middlesex
Salt
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: market rates
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago