The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 251 209 155
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -54
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 461 502 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.96% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.39% 5.34% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 342 443
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.47% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £18.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £50.67 £44.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £36.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-38.94% +44.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10491 9394 9791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6560 5702 5530
Average daily rate £380 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 373 480
Average hourly rate £18.92 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint 2010 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
England -42 428 £400 - 98
London -20 175 £385 -9.41% 41
South East -15 66 £540 +52.00% 17
South West -5 65 £440 +38.58% 8
City of London +10 49 £400 -4.76% 19
Berkshire +30 37 £545 +36.25% 8
North West -37 32 £363 -5.84% 7
Reading +37 31 £545 +36.25% 3
West Midlands -34 25 £400 -5.88% 8
East of England -12 22 £406 -4.41% 6
Scotland -15 22 £350 +2.94% 6
Yorkshire +4 20 £363 +15.07% 7
Wiltshire -1 20 £400 +33.33% 1
Bristol -12 19 £545 +71.65% 3
West Yorkshire +1 15 £375 +19.04% 3
Gloucestershire -1 15 £440 +134.66% 1
East Midlands +9 13 £388 +19.23% 1
Cheshire -1 11 £350 -4.10% 1
Manchester -33 10 £381 -4.68% 2
West Sussex +9 9 £450 +146.57%
Merseyside +7 9 £300 -22.58% 2
Leeds -2 9 £381 +67.58% 2
Salisbury -7 9 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £328 -
Essex -10 8 £413 -25.00%
Croydon -8 7 £450 +23.28%
Edinburgh -10 7 £364 +16.48% 1
Liverpool -1 6 £300 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £388 +29.16% 2
Somerset -5 6 £414 +54.67% 1

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010.

1 929 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 407 (43.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 388 (41.77%) .NET
4 352 (37.89%) Microsoft
5 327 (35.20%) C#
6 290 (31.22%) SQL Server
7 235 (25.30%) SQL
8 215 (23.14%) ASP.NET
9 207 (22.28%) HTML
10 197 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 192 (20.67%) CSS
12 171 (18.41%) Windows
13 159 (17.12%) Finance
14 155 (16.68%) MS Excel
15 154 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
16 140 (15.07%) Migration
17 137 (14.75%) jQuery
18 136 (14.64%) Visual Studio
19 132 (14.21%) Active Directory
20 122 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
21 120 (12.92%) PowerShell
22 109 (11.73%) Workflow
23 104 (11.19%) InfoPath
24 102 (10.98%) Intranet
25 101 (10.87%) Project Management
26 99 (10.66%) XML
27 95 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
27 95 (10.23%) Security Cleared
28 92 (9.90%) WCF
29 90 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SharePoint 2010 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 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 929 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 407 (43.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 74 (7.97%) IIS
4 66 (7.10%) BizTalk Server
5 61 (6.57%) SharePoint Server
6 59 (6.35%) MS Exchange
7 54 (5.81%) Lync
7 54 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 36 (3.88%) MS Project Server
10 25 (2.69%) CMS
11 11 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.97%) Apache
13 6 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.65%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.54%) SharePoint Foundation
14 5 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 155 (16.68%) MS Excel
2 104 (11.19%) InfoPath
3 46 (4.95%) MS Office
4 33 (3.55%) MS Project
5 22 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.29%) PowerPivot
7 10 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.22%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 66 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (4.74%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.43%) Tridion
4 2 (0.22%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.11%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.46%) Office 365
2 36 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.65%) Force.com
5 4 (0.43%) SaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.22%) Trello
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (10.98%) Intranet
2 50 (5.38%) DNS
3 33 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.48%) Extranet
5 21 (2.26%) WAN
6 19 (2.05%) SAN
7 17 (1.83%) Firewall
8 14 (1.51%) DHCP
9 13 (1.40%) Internet
9 13 (1.40%) HTTP
10 12 (1.29%) LAN
11 10 (1.08%) LDAP
12 9 (0.97%) VPN
13 8 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.65%) IP Telephony
14 6 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (0.54%) 3G
15 5 (0.54%) FTP
16 4 (0.43%) SSL
16 4 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (31.22%) SQL Server
2 122 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (2.37%) PerformancePoint
9 21 (2.26%) EDRMS
10 18 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Power View
15 5 (0.54%) MS Access
16 4 (0.43%) OLAP
17 3 (0.32%) QlikView
18 2 (0.22%) DTS
18 2 (0.22%) DB2
18 2 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 136 (14.64%) Visual Studio
2 57 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.86%) Subversion
4 7 (0.75%) MSTest
4 7 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.54%) NUnit
6 4 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.43%) Serena SBM
6 4 (0.43%) Selenium
7 3 (0.32%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.32%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.22%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.22%) Xcode
8 2 (0.22%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.11%) Moq
9 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 159 (17.12%) Finance
2 41 (4.41%) Banking
3 21 (2.26%) Legal
4 18 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.72%) Advertising
6 11 (1.18%) Military
6 11 (1.18%) Publishing
7 10 (1.08%) Back Office
7 10 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.97%) Retail
8 9 (0.97%) Law
9 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.75%) Marketing
11 6 (0.65%) Games
12 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 420 (45.21%) Developer
2 358 (38.54%) SharePoint Developer
3 121 (13.02%) Analyst
4 103 (11.09%) Consultant
5 99 (10.66%) Architect
6 78 (8.40%) SharePoint Consultant
7 60 (6.46%) Business Analyst
8 52 (5.60%) Administrator
9 50 (5.38%) Project Manager
10 45 (4.84%) SharePoint Architect
11 42 (4.52%) SharePoint Administrator
12 33 (3.55%) Technical Architect
13 29 (3.12%) SharePoint Business Analyst
13 29 (3.12%) Support Analyst
14 27 (2.91%) .NET Developer
15 19 (2.05%) SharePoint Project Manager
16 18 (1.94%) Infrastructure Architect
17 14 (1.51%) Systems Analyst
17 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Consultant
18 13 (1.40%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (41.77%) .NET
2 215 (23.14%) ASP.NET
3 207 (22.28%) HTML
4 192 (20.67%) CSS
5 137 (14.75%) jQuery
6 99 (10.66%) XML
7 92 (9.90%) WCF
8 82 (8.83%) Web Services
9 61 (6.57%) XSLT
10 56 (6.03%) .NET Framework
11 40 (4.31%) HTML5
12 32 (3.44%) Ajax
13 29 (3.12%) Application Packaging
14 25 (2.69%) WF
15 23 (2.48%) CAML
16 22 (2.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (2.05%) REST
18 18 (1.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
19 14 (1.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.89%) Clustering
2 45 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 16 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.61%) User Experience
8 10 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.75%) iPad
9 7 (0.75%) Taxonomies
9 7 (0.75%) NHS
10 6 (0.65%) Online Games
10 6 (0.65%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.65%) Kindle
11 5 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.54%) Wiki
11 5 (0.54%) PMI
12 4 (0.43%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 171 (18.41%) Windows
2 95 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 28 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.83%) Linux
7 11 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.86%) UNIX
9 7 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.65%) CentOS
11 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.22%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (15.07%) Migration
3 109 (11.73%) Workflow
4 101 (10.87%) Project Management
5 86 (9.26%) CRM
6 55 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (5.81%) Document Management
8 51 (5.49%) MVC
9 50 (5.38%) ITIL
10 45 (4.84%) Change Management
11 44 (4.74%) Scrum
12 41 (4.41%) Business Analysis
13 39 (4.20%) Content Management
13 39 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (3.98%) Web Development
16 34 (3.66%) OO
17 33 (3.55%) UML
18 31 (3.34%) SOA
18 31 (3.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 327 (35.20%) C#
2 235 (25.30%) SQL
3 197 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 120 (12.92%) PowerShell
5 42 (4.52%) T-SQL
6 32 (3.44%) VB.NET
7 29 (3.12%) VBA
8 19 (2.05%) Java
9 14 (1.51%) VB
10 8 (0.86%) VBScript
11 7 (0.75%) Perl
12 6 (0.65%) Python
12 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.54%) C
14 4 (0.43%) PHP
14 4 (0.43%) Jython
14 4 (0.43%) Korn
14 4 (0.43%) Scala
14 4 (0.43%) C-shell
14 4 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 62 (6.67%) Degree
5 38 (4.09%) MCSE
6 28 (3.01%) MCTS
7 21 (2.26%) MCITP
8 14 (1.51%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.86%) MCSD
11 6 (0.65%) MCP
12 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.54%) ISEB
13 4 (0.43%) MCPD
13 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.22%) CCNA
14 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.22%) MCAD
14 2 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.26%) QA
2 8 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.75%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) WAI
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 132 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.51%) vSphere
5 11 (1.18%) XenApp
5 11 (1.18%) UAG
6 6 (0.65%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.65%) Xen
7 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.22%) XenServer
9 2 (0.22%) IAG
10 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (2.80%) SCCM
2 12 (1.29%) SCOM
3 10 (1.08%) Puppet
4 6 (0.65%) Nagios
4 6 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.65%) Opsview
4 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (0.65%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.43%) WSUS
6 4 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.32%) MIIS
8 2 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.22%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.22%) SCSM
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 352 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.41%) Nintex
3 36 (3.88%) VMware
4 28 (3.01%) Citrix
5 24 (2.58%) HP
6 23 (2.48%) Oracle
7 16 (1.72%) Cisco
8 15 (1.61%) Remedy
9 12 (1.29%) Dell
10 11 (1.18%) Lotus
11 9 (0.97%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.97%) McAfee
11 9 (0.97%) Veritas
12 8 (0.86%) SAP
13 6 (0.65%) Juniper
13 6 (0.65%) NetApp
13 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.65%) Open Text
13 6 (0.65%) Infoblox
13 6 (0.65%) Infor
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